HELLO! We have decided to change up our Hours of Operation. You can still Book Online 24/7 and call and text us at 816.500.2070. Yet, our response via text and phone will be between the hours of 10AM – 5PM Monday – Thursday. If you are in need to talk to your therapist via aContinue reading “Hours of Operation”
There are a handful of psychological terms that have made their way to a vast majority of peoples’ everyday vocabulary, one of them being “narcissist.” It’s common for people to throw that term around to describe someone who acts out in vain or who craves being the center of attention. Individuals use the termContinue reading “What Is Narcissistic Personality Disorder?”
Records Request Are you in need of your medical records? Please submit a request here and we will make sure to send you an updated ROI (Release of Information) form to be filled out. There is a charge of $100 for records request and can take a minimum of 30 days.
DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for BPD A pervasive pattern of instability of interpersonal relationships, self-image and affects, and marked impulsivity beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts, as indicated by five (or more) or the following: Frantic efforts to avoid real or imagined abandonment (Note: Do not include suicidal or self-mutilating behavior covered inContinue reading “DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for BPD”
Are you facing a Existential Crisis? YOUR NOT ALONE!! With so many changes and adjustments that have had to happen in the last 2 years so many people are facing topics such as : freedom death & mortality isolation & connection meaning & meaninglessness emotions & experiences All of these can lead to serious worryContinue reading “Existential Crisis”
Want to get the MOST out of therapy? This list is a great Check-In you and your therapist can both use a various times during the therapeutic relationship to make sure everyone feels safe and no resentment is building up. Don’t be afraid to ask your therapist to go over this list together. This justContinue reading “Therapy Interfering Behaviors”
I know I can’t be the only one who’s struggled to keep up with their healthy habits because of COVID. I think it’s safe to say it’s thrown all of us off our game at one point or another, these last two years. No matter your lifestyle or daily routine, it’s so important to keepContinue reading “Has COVID Affected Your Healthy Habits?”
TOOLS for DBT: 5 Ways to Solve a Problem 1. SOLVE THE PROBLEMSimple Solutions – If you are hot, turn on a fan, if you need more light, turn on a light, if you need to change the situation then do so.(Use interpersonal effectiveness skills or Use Problem-Solving) 2. FEEL BETTER ABOUT THE PROBLEMChange (orContinue reading “5 Ways to Solve a Problem”
Taste Have a good meal; have a favorite soothing drink (i.e. tea, hot chocolate); have your favorite ice cream; eat mindfully; have a mint or something with a strong flavor Hearing Listen to soothing music; sing your favorite song; pay attention to sounds of nature (birds, rain, waves at the beach and waterfalls). GetContinue reading “Self Soothe Skills”
We know the process of finding medication that works can be frustrating, time-consuming and debilitating. The GeneSight® test provides genetic insights to inform your doctor’s treatment plan, potentially reducing medication trial and error and shortening your road to recovery. Tens of thousands of clinicians have ordered the GeneSight test for 1.5 million patients and counting.Continue reading “Struggling with your Mental Health Medication?”
Daniel Lassley is one of our interns and has a heart for serving the ADA community. He is starting a new group this month. This is a group for ages 18+ who would like help with depression and/or anxiety as they cope with spinal cord injuries. This will be a Zoom group and $10 aContinue reading “New Group Starting This Month”
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