What Is Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

            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?”

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”

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”

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?”

New Group Starting This Month

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”

Benefits of Telehealth in Mental Health

Since our office has been doing Telehealth (Simple Practice) since March 2020, we havn’t had anytime to discuss the benefits of Telehealth in a Mental Health Setting. It is no secret that there is a Mental Health crisis that we are still in. Many are from the original wave of COVID and a mix ofContinue reading “Benefits of Telehealth in Mental Health”