Mental disorders have been classified and reclassified over the years as science and medicine expand research with more targeted and innovative studies. New ideas as to what qualifies as a mental disorder are regularly arising and being tested for better classification. Our understanding of mental health disorders evolves as the definitions and categorizations change. Mental … Read more
Moving to a new country can be a wonderful adventure to undertake. But, unfortunately, it can also be a very stressful one to navigate, and many expats are surprised by just how much it can affect their mental health. Even if you wanted to make a move, you could find that your expectations and reality … Read more
If you’re like most people, the pandemic has brought about many new issues in your life that you could not have been prepared for. The past year has taken its toll on several aspects of all of our lives. The COVID-19 pandemic created many new problems for many people. Our mental health is no different. … Read more
COVID-19 has made exploring counseling options a unique and challenging experience. This has become especially challenging for patients concerned about their privacy, with unique challenges and barriers present for patients and for counselors alike. Despite the challenges, counselors are still able to offer a wide variety of services just as if services were offered in … Read more
Substance abuse is a prevalent problem in America. People with substance abuse issues often develop or already are plagued by mental and physical health issues, and their loved ones suffer alongside them in many ways as well.
Substance addiction plagues many people. Not everyone who engages in substance abuse inherently has an addiction, but the practice of substance abuse can lead to addiction. The reality of being addicted comes as a shock for most sufferers and the people in their lives.
This post content was (originally titled “Helping Practices Come Back From Covid-19”) was written for the American Academy of Ophthamologists and can be viewed here. Nothing captures the zeitgeist of America like a great comeback story. And as we struggle to recover and reopen amid the tumult of COVID-19, a strong dose of comeback is exactly … Read more
Let’s keep this simple; there has been a seismic shift of biblical proportions on the psyche of all of humankind. The aftershocks being felt around the world are affecting every area of our civilization: physical, emotional, spiritual and financial.