Specialties

Select from the list below to find out about common questions, what the experts say and what you should know:

  • Anxiety & Panic
      An anxiety disorder is a condition that can seriously disrupt one’s life and work, lead one to avoid certain situations, and keep individuals from enjoying life.
  • Chronic Illness
      The diagnosis of a chronic illness can create emotions that are as devastating as the illness itself. It is typical for people to experience sadness, anger, depression and anxiety.
  • Depression, Grief and Loss
      Everyone feels sad at some point – it’s only natural. But what doctors call “clinical depression” is very different from just being “down in the dumps”. During periods of depression a person may experience a change in appetite, sleep, energy level, concentration, and low self-esteem.
  • Eating Disorders
      Eating Disorders are characterized by severe disturbances in eating behavior. These disorders are called: Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa.
  • Family & Relationship Problems
      Relationship problems come in many different forms.  Conflicts can occur between spouses, coworkers, siblings, friends,  families, neighbors, grandparents, bosses, and many others.
  • Post-Partum Depression & Menopause
      Hormonal fluctuations can cause mood and body  disturbances from adolescence through menopause. Some women are more sensitive to these fluctuations. Research shows this may caused by an imbalance of chemicals in the body.
  • PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
      Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is the development of characteristic symptoms that occur following exposure to  an extreme traumatic event.
  • Sexual Addiction & Compulsion
      Sexual behaviors, much like alcohol and other substance abuse, fall along a spectrum of degrees. These range from complete abstinence to mild use to increasing degrees of sexual excess and finally to full-blown addiction.
  • Substance Abuse
      Substance abuse is an excessive, destructive  pattern of drug or alcohol use leading to clinically significant  impairment or distress.

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