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Growing up with a Depressed Mom

January 22, 2019

In part one of this blog post, I discussed the “quirks” of my mother—her OCD and her irrational paranoia and how they affected me as a child. Looking back, however, I don’t consider any of the aforementioned behavior toxic to the point that it damaged me or my... more »

Unlearning Mom’s “Quirks”

January 17, 2019

When you become a parent, it’s important to take into consideration how you were raised. The things you hated and the things you loved growing up shape you into the adult you end up becoming. That includes the toxic behaviors of your parents. My mother raised me and... more »

Count with Me: Bipolar Disorder & Anger

December 21, 2018

In a recent blog post, I talked about the difficulties of being a parent while managing bipolar disorder. But one of the most difficult aspects of this is dealing with the accompanying anger, which requires a whole separate discussion. Many people don’t know that... more »

Struggles of a Bipolar Parent

December 21, 2018

Being a parent is enough of a challenge in and of itself, but imagine having bipolar mania I as well. Bipolar mania affects men and women equally, with about 2.6% of the U.S. population diagnosed, and I can only imagine how many of those people are also parents.... more »

Bipolar Disorder Myths

August 22, 2018

Bipolar Disorder is one of the many mental illnesses that I treat in my private practice. Unfortunately, much of what people think they know about bipolar disorder is not true. Inaccurate portrayals of Bipolar Disorder seem to be everywhere: on the news, in books, on... more »

Seven Most Common Misconceptions About Mental Illness & Health

December 11, 2017

Our country has come quite a way from the Freudian stigmas and public embarrassment associated with mental illness of the early 1900s, but some skepticism remains. Even in 2017, there are many myths and misconceptions about the legitimacy of mental health and the... more »

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas. Please note that we plan to be open for appointments; however, be aware that power outages may be widespread which may impact telehealth and other appointments. We may not know until the last minute in all of our locations on Tuesday. Please be patient. We will waive missed appointment charges on Tuesday, August 4th in light of complications from the weather. If you and your provider are unable to connect, we will reach out to reschedule your appointment as soon as possible.