Mental Health - Silver Lining Behavioral Health Blog
How to Approach Your First Therapy Session: A Beginner’s Guide
First off Taking the step to engage in therapy can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. The first therapy session sets the foundation for your therapeutic journey, so it’s important to approach it with a positive mindset and some preparation. This article will provide you with some helpful tips on how to navigate and make the most out of your first […]
Layoffs and Mental Health: A Reality Many Are Facing
Introduction In today’s fast-paced and uncertain work environment, layoffs have become an unfortunate reality for many employees. These sudden job losses can have a profound impact on an individual’s mental well-being, causing distress, anxiety, and depression. Recognizing the signs of mental health deterioration and knowing when to seek therapy are crucial steps in maintaining and improving one’s emotional well-being during […]
Medication Management for Psychiatric Conditions
Silver Lining Behavioral Health continues integrating medical and behavioral health services with individuals of all ages, couples, and families. We are constantly examining approaches to medication management, illness management, accurate diagnosis, and prevention. Mental illness impacts millions of people across the globe, but a shortage of healthcare providers often makes receiving comprehensive mental health extremely difficult.
Depression Symptoms – The Flags Which Are Hidden
Depression is a comprehensive and exhaustive word. Through its representation in mainstream media and school curricula, many fail to see that the reality of depression often reveals itself as contrasting to its consistent depiction. This makes many people hesitant to pick up on the warning signs and symptoms that they may be dealing with depression and instead disregard it to […]
At the Intersection of Mental and Physical Health!
Our mission is to deliver behavioral health services as an integral part of overall wellness. We focus on the early identification and intervention for those at risk, care, and treatment for those who need them, and recovery as a goal while partnering with primary care providers in the patient-centered approach. There has been a lot of focus on the growing need to expand mental healthcare for Americans. This challenge spans gender, age, and socio-economic lines.
Stress at Work and Burnout
I have done many seminars and small group workshops focusing on overcoming employee burnout due to stress at the workplace. I love teaching employers and employees how to defeat this monster that not only decreases productivity but creeps outside of the workplace into personal lives, like a hurricane destroying the individual’s health on its path.
Healthcare and mental healthcare: two worlds collide
Over the years, I had clients walk through my door describing symptoms of Depression (primary features of which are pervasive feelings of hopelessness and helplessness), Anxiety, Chronic Fatigue, Insomnia, Hypersomnia, IBS, and Irritability. As Psychotherapists, we are well prepared to tackle all of the above complaints. But, what if the root sources of these conditions had to do with stress […]
Overcoming insomnia: Quick induction
Many years ago, I became fascinated with researching relaxation techniques that can go beyond the popular Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR) method widely practiced by mental health professionals. So I spent the next 15 years on a personal quest to find the most effective stress management and relaxation techniques. As years passed, I learned hundreds of relaxation techniques from Qi Gong, […]