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Hours of Operation

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”

RECORDS REQUEST

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

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”

Existential Crisis

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”

Therapy Interfering Behaviors

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”

5 Ways to Solve a Problem

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”

Self Soothe Skills

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”

Struggling with your Mental Health Medication?

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?”

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