In 2017 Kanye West was officially diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder. Bipolar disorder is a misunderstood mental illness. Only about 2.6% of the adult population in the U.S. have it. Bipolar disorder looks different on everyone. Mr. West’s condition is on the more severe end of the spectrum.
How Racial Injustice in the United States Affects the Mental Health of African Americans While the entire world is grappling with the devastating effects of COVID-19, our country in particular is in an even more fragile state. Black people all over the United States (and throughout the world) feel the impact of being exploited property… Read more »
Why can’t I sleep? According to a Consumer Report, 27 percent of U.S. adults said they had difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep most nights. 68 percent struggled with sleep at least once a week. Sleep is vital for your health and growth, it’s what allows your system to heal and reset. Do you have trouble… Read more »
New Mexico is going on week 4 of lockdowns and if we’re being honest? For a lot of people, it isn’t getting any easier. With a global pandemic, it’s not easy to be in the best mood. We wanted to remind you that it’s perfectly okay to not be okay during these chaotic times. It is… Read more »
By Dr. Leah Rudnick “Mom, Dad, why can’t I play with my friends?” If you’re a parent, you’ve probably heard this at least a few times since social distancing requirements have come into effect. You’ve been thinking of ways to explain the situation to your children and the information online has proven to be overwhelming. … Read more »
We are currently experiencing something that no other generation has been through. The media is bombarding the public with never-ending updates. We receive continuous “pings” from our friends and family, sharing articles, videos, links, and conspiracies about the coronavirus. We seemingly cannot escape from it. There is no denying that a global pandemic is frightening.… Read more »
Sage Neuroscience Center will be bringing a very exciting 6 CEU educational and professional opportunity with a presentation by Dr. Ursula Whiteside, a licensed clinical psychologist, CEO of NowMattersNow.org and Clinical Faculty at the University of Washington, on Saturday, June 10, 2017.
I have been in therapy for little bursts of time over the past ten years. Each stint involved a death, the demise of a significant relationship or a major life change. Until this year. For the past year I have been in therapy weekly, because one- I’m required to for school, two- I’m learning through… Read more »
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a well-researched and proven effective treatment for trauma. Often utilized as a treatment option for those with PTSD in addition to talk therapy(psychotherapy) or other forms of treatment. The term EMDR comes up frequently as a possible treatment, but what is it exactly? It is a very experiential… Read more »