Tag: mental health
Mental illness or auto-immune?
Spoiler alert for the book Brain on Fire – By Susannah Cahalan. The following is written for any reader but with special consideration to mental health professionals as the audience. Imagine that you are a healthy, high-functioning young adult who is successful in your career and relationships. You are bright, capable and confident with a promising future. Then…
The economy and mental health
When money is tight, psychotherapy is often one of the first service “luxuries” to become de-prioritized. The irony is that therapy is probably needed more in times of financial distress. Many people who have been caught in the misfortune of being laid off or watching their business dwindle have found themselves increasingly anxious and/or depressed…