What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)? Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is a debilitating condition that is suffered by millions. OCD is a common, chronic, and long-lasting disorder in which a person has uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts (obsessions) and/or behaviors (compulsions) that they feel the urge to repeat over and over. Keep reading to learn more about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, the… Continue reading What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?
Why are Experiential Therapies Helpful with Addiction? When it comes to treating addiction, no two treatment plans are exactly the same. This is because no two addictions are exactly the same. Treatment isn’t a cookie-cutter experience; rather, it is important to work closely with the client to find what will work best for them and… Continue reading Why are Experiential Therapies Helpful with Addiction?
This blog post was created as part of a collaboration with SelfGrowth.com If you clicked on this blog post, it could be for one of many reasons: you’re searching for answers or a rehab facility for yourself, you’re seeking information for a loved one, you’re looking for help for a client, or perhaps you’re researching… Continue reading Rehab Facility Questions You Should Be Asking
Even though college can be an exciting time for many young people, there are also many students who struggle with issues of anxiety and depression that may interfere with their studies. College students are in a phase of their life when they are meeting lots of new people, being exposed to new information and… Continue reading Maintaining Mental Health: College Success May Depend on it
There are many different qualities that you may want to look for when you are seeking a therapist to help you. Not all therapists are the same and each one will have a different approach, personality and way of interacting with you. One of the most important things to have in your relationship with your… Continue reading Therapist: Do You Need to Connect with one?
Dialectical behavior therapy or DBT is a treatment approach that helps patients learn to cope with their emotional problems or symptoms of a mental illness. It is a type of cognitive behavioral therapy that is designed to teach useful behavioral skills that reduce stress and increase mindfulness. Patients are able to have a set of… Continue reading What Happens During DBT Sessions
Center for Professional Recovery conducts comprehensive 72-hour evaluations and Residential Treatment for professionals exhibiting signs and symptoms of substance use and mental health disorders. CPR is approved for evaluation and treatment by almost every state medical board and physician health program in the United States and Canada. Dr. Greg Skipper has designed a small dedicated… Continue reading The Center for Professional Recovery (CPR) Accepting Patients Resistant to 12-Step Treatment
Some mental health providers offer a type of treatment known as dialectical behavior therapy that teaches patients important skills for coping with symptoms. Of the four main components that make up DBT, one of the most important is distress tolerance. This is a lesson in learning how to handle stress, anxiety or any overwhelming emotions… Continue reading What is Distress Tolerance?
Mental illness and emotional issues can be very complex and not everyone responds to treatment for the first time for various reasons. If someone has been dealing with depression for many years and decides to go to therapy as a last resort, they may feel disappointed that it doesn’t cure them right away. The reality… Continue reading Why is Therapy Not Working for Me?