A DBT-based group to build stress management skills This 6-session seminar will teach core Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills to help relationships, depression, anger, and impulsive control. DBT was
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Old Salem office (due early 2018) We are opening two new locations in 2018: Old Salem / Downtown Winston-Salem 713 S. Marshall Street (next door to the Old Salem Visitors Center) Country
We often see people who don't respond to, or even feel worse, on antidepressants. Fortunately, there are many other options, from specialized psychotherapies to natural treatments to alternative medications. In fact, there are as
It's true, you can actually lose weight by getting good sleep, but what if you can't sleep? Many of the health benefits of sleep come from melatonin, a hormone that sets the body's
Drawing from decades of research on food and the brain, a new diet has been developed that treats depression and improves memory. Read more in Dr. Aiken's Psychiatric Times article (also available in PDF
Both drinks can improve brain function, but in very different ways. Tea Reduces Depression Drinking three cups of tea a day lowers the risk of depression by 37%, and the benefit
Many over the counter sleep aids contain pain medicines and Benadryl (diphenhydramine), neither of which are very safe. We’ve often told people to avoid “PM” meds for sleep and take
In the short term, stress does not cause depression. Stress activates the fight-or-flight system, motivating people to try harder and, hopefully, overcome the problem. It does this by raising stress hormones like cortisol
Sympathy cards are a common response to illness, but when it’s the brain that gets hurt those expressions of support are often few and far between. Enter Hope Street Cards, a non-profit group
More than 50 years after its release, lithium remains the top-ranked treatment for bipolar disorder, both in patient surveys and in the research. It also treats non-bipolar depression, and is the only mediation that