According to Harvard Health more than one‐in‐four adults living in the U.S. were prescribed at least one psychotropic medication in 2010.
These facts should provide a perspective on just how pervasive the use of medication is in treating mental illness.
Despite having friends or family members in treatment and on medication, you still have reservations.
Is it the fear of making that first call for help? Or still thinking “I got this”?
Don’t wait until colleagues at work or close friends notice a change in your behavior.
The moment you recognize that these symptoms are interfering with your daily activities, professional commitments and personal relationships, it’s time to make a phone call.
Relief is available and I can provide that.
They come because they want to feel better quickly. And because they want to understand why they don’t.
A well-informed patient who understands and isn’t afraid of their mental illness will experience relief sooner and return to pre-diagnosis functioning faster.
The trifecta of treatment includes medication, psychotherapy and personal self-care.
Sleep, nutrition, exercise and meditation/mindfulness are cornerstones of good mental and physical health.
Transparent treatment is an essential component of my approach. You can ask me anything and I’ll always answer honestly. And if I don’t have an answer, I’ll do my best to find one for you. Being a provider allows me to be both teacher and student.
Mental illness isn’t a personality defect or a character flaw.
It’s a chemical imbalance in the brain that involves cognitive functioning, content of thought, perception, emotion, behavior and biological functions such as sleep and appetite.
Medication Brings About More
The goal of medication is to restore stability in your daily activities so you’re able to function as your optimum self and make choices based on your desires rather than your fears.
Been there. Done that. I too have struggled with mental illness and its stigma. I know what it’s like to feel along in the struggle. I also know what it feels like to gain control of your issues and chart your own course, rather than feeling like a slave to your symptoms.
Let me help you incorporate your progress into your everyday life so you can eventually live symptom free and regain your relationships with loved ones, colleagues, friends and most with importantly yourself.
As your co-pilot, I can help you regain your passion for life and achieve your current goals, no matter what symptoms or consequences you faced in the past. We all deserve happiness and you are no exception.
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