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  • 28-Jul-2017

    Can Morning Rituals Calm Anxiety?

    While you might brush your teeth every morning before starting the day, you might not have a precise morning routine to rely on. For some, creating a morning ritual has helped them cope with the anxiety they experience during the day. Some people ...
  • 17-Jul-2017

    Does Sunlight Help with Anxiety?

    Scientists have been studying the connection between anxiety and sunlight, finding in many cases, that sunlight levels are linked to anxiety and possibly panic disorder. While there have already been links found between sunlight levels and ...
  • 13-Jul-2017

    Understanding Alternative Mental Health Care

    Alternative approaches to mental health care rely on more than just therapy sessions and medication to solve the problem. They include an emphasis on the interrelationship between mind, body, and spirit. Although alternative practices have a long ...
  • 5-Jul-2017

    Why Communicating About Mental Illness Can Be Difficult

    People can be extremely hesitant to bring up the topic of mental illness. Sometimes this reticence has to do with their unfamiliarity with the illness itself, but most of the time, this difficulty talking about mental illness comes from the old ...
  • 28-Jun-2017

    Can ECT Treat My Depression?

    For many suffering from depression, finding the right combination of medication can be a struggle. Some are prescribed medication for months, only to have their dosage increased or, even worse, have the entire medication changed because their body ...
  • 17-Jun-2017

    What Is Parts-Therapy?

    Parts-therapy is the concept that our personality is composed of a number of various parts from our subconscious. The goal of parts-therapy is to help people have all the parts of the self ready to show up when needed. This treatment is particularly ...
  • 7-Jun-2017

    Good Behavioral Health Means Good Overall Health

    Substance abuse and mental health disorders threaten the health, longevity, and productivity of Americans every day. From anxiety and depression to hypertension and diabetes, the link between our behavioral health and overall health becomes clearer ...
  • 2-Jun-2017

    How Do I De-Stress My Body & Mind?

    Activities like mediation and yoga are popular ways for people to relieve stress. But what if those activities aren’t your thing? Worry not! Improving the connection between your mind and body can be done with any physical activity. Creating ...
  • 30-May-2017

    Do I Need Help With My Recovery?

    Recovering from addiction or substance abuse can be daunting if you’re trying to get sober. Most addicts seeking sobriety begin their journey with either Alcoholics (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA). Some try one-on-one therapy instead. For ...
  • 16-May-2017

    How Do We Overcome the Stigma of Mental Illness?

    Although mental illness is a common condition among Americans, the stigma surrounding the issue can sometimes make accepting a diagnosis or treatment difficult for some people. Many are skeptical of prescribed meds and often question whether or not ...
  • 9-May-2017

    May Is Mental Health Month

    May is Mental Health Month, and we believe it is important to talk about the behavioral patterns that increase the risks of developing mental illnesses. From drug use to extreme exercise, we take a look at some of the risks and signs of potential ...
  • 26-Apr-2017

    Can the Bacteria in Your Gut Cause Anxiety?

    Recent research from neurobiologists at Oxford University has uncovered evidence of a potential link between the bacteria in our gut and the quality of our mental health. Though the body of research on the subject has grown in recent years, most of ...
  • 12-Apr-2017

    Can Art Therapy Help Your Mental Health?

    Have you ever wondered if art therapy could be a helpful tool for treating mental illness? A new study conducted by The Health Technology Assessment (HTA) reveals that art therapy does have a positive impact on mental health symptoms. In particular, ...
  • 3-Apr-2017

    How Much Do You Know About Depression?

    Depression can take many forms, which is why it is important to be able to identify the signs of this common condition. Did you know that depression is experienced as anxiety about 65% of the time? This is just one reason why it is important to ...
  • 30-Mar-2017

    What Is an Anxiety Disorder?

    Anxiety is a normal part of life, which is why it is so important to bring awareness to the subject. In fact, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S, affecting 40 million adults. Although many of us may feel anxious before ...
  • 15-Mar-2017

    What Does Self-Actualization Mean?

    Self-Actualization occurs when a person is able to fully take advantage of his or her talents while being mindful of their limitations. Colloquial usage of the term often refers to an enlightened state of maturity that is characterized by achieving ...
  • 7-Mar-2017

    March Is National Sleep Awareness Month! Learn About the Importance of Good Sleep Hygiene.

    According to the National Institutes of Health, as many as 50 to 70 million Americans suffer from sleeping problems, and these issues affect individuals of all ages and socioeconomic backgrounds. If you are currently experiencing sleep problems, no ...
  • 23-Feb-2017

    What Are Synthetic Drugs?

    At Therapeutic Solutions PC, we have treated many individuals who have suffered from drug or substance abuse addiction. The most common types of substance abuse that we have seen include cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamines, ecstasy, and heroin. Many ...
  • 22-Feb-2017

    Starting Over After a Relapse

    One thing that we always stress to everyone trying to overcome addiction—recovery is an ever-evolving and growing process. It does not end when your treatment ends or when you walk out the doors of the facility. Overcoming addiction begins with ...
  • 21-Feb-2017

    Pregnant Women and the Fight Against Addiction

    At Therapeutic Solutions PC, we understand that many pregnant women are currently dealing with addiction in many forms. We know that kicking an addiction is one thing, but it becomes necessary when one is carrying life inside of them. The Substance ...
  • 20-Feb-2017

    Is a Diet Pill Addiction an Eating Disorder?

    Diet pill addiction has become a serious issue in recent years, particularly for those who are suffering from an eating disorder. This is because most of us do not realize that diet pills can become a source of addiction for some. It may be due in ...
  • 13-Feb-2017

    How Do Drugs Alter the Brain?

    Most of us are already aware that drugs have a tremendous effect on the brain. Many people feel a “rush” from drugs, of course depending on the type of drug and the individual. Those same chemicals that make us feel good, however, also ...
  • 6-Feb-2017

    The Use of Marijuana & Rehab

    Undoubtedly, the 2016 election brought to light many controversial issues that face our nation. One of those matters involved the discussion of whether or not marijuana should be decriminalized. California was one of the more than 25 states that ...
  • 29-Jan-2016

    Understanding Transgenerational Trauma

    Some life events are so difficult and overwhelming that they seem unbearable to the sufferer. That burden is often carried in part by family members, friends, and loved ones. But what about the next generation? Some believe that the effects of trauma ...
  • 15-Jan-2016

    Codependency & Self Care

    Codependency is defined as “excessive emotional or psychological reliance on a partner, typically a partner who requires support due to an illness or addiction.” In a codependent relationship, one or both parties may be dependent on the ...