Friday, March 27, 2020

The Issues Surrounding Telehealth Visits

Now more than ever many of us need to speak with our therapists.  Levels of anxiety are running high, and mood swings seem the new normal for those of us with anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder.

But orders from most state governors have us stuck inside, even in quarantine, and our therapists’ offices are closed to in-person sessions.  While therapists and doctors are scrambling to set-up the technology to conduct appointments over the phone, through FaceTime or Skype, many aren’t equipped to make the change quickly.  And the demand is overwhelming.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The Body Knows Best

Mental illness affects the entire body, and in efforts to manage it we must carefully consider what our bodies are telling us.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Mindfulness As Resistance

Mindfulness practice is often viewed as a relaxing experience that enables a person to view their thoughts, and the world around them, without judgment.  But the practice can also be used to rise up against thoughts that hold us back.