Signs You Need Residential Mental Health Treatment

Signs You Need Residential Mental Health Treatment

Current research estimates that nearly one in five American adults is suffering from a mental health disorder at any given time. Of the millions affected, almost half will never receive treatment. There is a strong link between mental health disorders and substance use disorders. Having both types of disorders simultaneously is referred to as a…

What Is The Proper Treatment For A Personality Disorder

What Is the Proper Treatment for a Personality Disorder?

A person’s personality is a combination of characteristics, beliefs, and behavior styles that make them unique. Their perceptions of the world, thoughts, feelings, and attitudes are part of that personality. Personality grows more consistent with age but does not ever become fixed. Accounting for nearly 10% of the U.S. population, individuals with personality disorders have…

Signs You Have A Dependent Personality Disorder

Signs You Have a Dependent Personality Disorder

Mental health experts describe personality as characteristic patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving that make us unique individuals. Personality characteristics tend to remain consistent over time. A personality disorder affects how a person thinks or acts, resulting in behavior that deviates from cultural norms and impairs healthy functioning. Individuals with personality disorders experience severe dysfunction…

How Do I Know If I Have Bipolar Disorder

How Do I Know if I Have Bipolar Disorder?

Even though bipolar disorder is among the most common mood disorders, it is frequently undiagnosed or misdiagnosed. Much like people saying they are depressed when they feel sad, the term bipolar is often used casually to describe a moody person. However, this phrase significantly detracts from the severity of the disorder. Individuals with bipolar disorder…

How Person-Centered Therapy Can Help Your Mental Health Treatment

How Person-Centered Therapy Can Help Your Mental Health Treatment

Person-centered therapy (PCT), also known as client-centered therapy or Rogerian therapy, is a non-directive humanistic approach to treatment. Carl Rogers developed person-centered therapy in the 1940s and 1950s. The term non-directive refers to the therapist’s role in this approach and means that they do not direct the course of sessions but rather participate as active…

November is National Family Caregivers Month

November is National Family Caregivers month. This recognition is celebrated during the month of November, likely because Thanksgiving is the perfect time to “give thanks” for what they do. (THANK YOU!) There are over 53 million Americans who are unpaid caregivers to family, friends, and neighbors. Twenty-seven percent of adult caregivers are helping someone with…