Depression

March 6, 2018

Considering Therapy? A Few Items To Consider

Let’s face it: Sometimes life is hard. And sometimes, we all may need help with navigating our way through the messes that life sometimes hands us. […]
November 6, 2017

Meditation: ‘Accessing Your Inner Sanctuary’

What do you think of when you hear the word “meditation”? Some might imagine a person sitting cross-legged—perhaps in a simple room, monastery, or in front […]
September 25, 2017

Where Depression Ends and You Begin

Depression is a mental disorder that costs the heath system, economy, but above all the person suffering with this medical condition. Prolonged feelings of sadness and […]
August 14, 2017

Why Depression is Hard to Understand

Although depression has been around since perhaps the beginning of human civilization, the disorder has only come into focus in recent decades. Like many other mental […]
May 8, 2017

Aaron Beck and Cognitive Therapy: An Evidenced-Based Approach to Depression

Born in 1921 in Providence, Rhode Island, Aaron Beck would go on to develop one of the most effective approaches to treating depression. Depression is a mental health […]
January 23, 2017

Antidepressants: The Risks and Rewards

Prior to the psychopharmacology era (or, the time before antidepressants had become widely available), most individuals struggling with mental illnesses such as depression were, more or […]
November 21, 2016

As Clocks Turn Back, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Turns Up: Understanding SAD

Earlier this week, autumn Daylight Savings Time begun, and although most of us gained an extra hour to sleep in this past weekend, the reduced exposure to natural […]
August 2, 2016

Treatment Options for Those who Struggle with Insomnia

Insomnia is more than just not sleeping well. It remains a mental health disorder that is classified in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders, and […]
June 17, 2015

Tackling Depression and ‘The Approval Addiction’

David D. Burns, M.D., first published “Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy” in 1980. Since then, the book has gone on to sell millions of copies […]
May 18, 2015

The ‘Mad Genius’ Hypothesis: Probing into the Mental Health of Creatives

A long-standing idea persists: that in order to be exceptionally gifted in the arts, one must possess one or more mental health issues. This idea has […]
April 21, 2015

4 Key Questions (and answers) about Depression

Described as the “common cold” of mental illness, depression affects millions of Americans each year. For instance, in 2005 – 2006, according to the Centers for […]