Anxiety is an extremely common mental illness that affects over 4 million children between the ages of 3-17 in the U.S. alone. However, this disease can look different depending on [...]
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If you have been seeking help for yourself or your child, you’ve likely heard of cognitive behavioral therapy. This is a very popular approach people use when suffering from mental [...]
Generally speaking, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a disorder characterized by intrusive thoughts that become obsessions and lead to compulsive behavior. To the best of our knowledge, it affects 1 [...]
A clinical diagnosis for Autism Spectrum Disorder can help your child’s life in a number of ways. For one thing, it adds clarity. With a proper diagnosis given, parents and [...]
As October comes to a close, there’s more than just Halloween to grab your attention. In 1985, the month of October was established as Learning Disabilities Awareness Month.(1) The goal [...]
Many people, even physicians and health care professionals, believe that depression and anxiety are normal parts of the aging process. However, these mental health conditions are not a typical part [...]
Depression is a commonly misunderstood condition, even with over 9% of adults in the U.S estimated to have a depressive illness. (1) These conditions can include major depression or persistent [...]
Most everyone has had trouble falling or staying asleep at some point in their lives. People with chronic insomnia, however, regularly have difficulty sleeping. There are many different types of [...]
Traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, are head injuries that can be caused by a wide variety of situations. Car accidents, falls, firearm-related injuries, and experiencing violence, such as assault, are [...]
There has been increased awareness lately about childhood trauma. Parents and mental health professionals alike have worried about the impact that the COVD-19 pandemic has had on children, as well [...]