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…

Who Could Benefit from a Trauma Treatment Center

Who Could Benefit from Trauma Treatment?

Psychological trauma is your response to an event that challenges your sense of safety and leaves you feeling overwhelmed. The body’s natural defenses take over during a traumatic event and create a stress reaction known as the fight or flight response, leading to various physical symptoms and intense emotional reactions. The symptoms of trauma usually…

Man with depression suffering from health problems

Healthy Mind – Healthy Body

The most re-occurring message that we hear in healthcare today is “there is no health without mental health”. But the wisdom behind this is often not explained. Mental and physical health are intertwined on many different levels including the unfortunate statistic that “There is a 10-25 year life expectancy reduction in patients with severe mental…