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Help and Healing

Posted on Mon April 09, 2018 by Find a Therapist
It has been shown that when grief can be expressed, the time needed for healing is often less. Similarly, if the expression of grief is restricted or withheld, the healing process may take much longer. In addition to talking with others, to do something... (continued)

Drug Related Deaths

Posted on Mon April 09, 2018 by Find a Therapist
Feeling Reluctant and Isolated In 2017, America saw more than 70,000 drug-related deaths. Addiction disturbs thousands of lives each year, including family and friends, yet we still feel an overwhelming sense of isolation because of society’s reluctan... (continued)

Code Therpy

Posted on Mon February 19, 2018 by Find a Therapist
http://codetherapyfilm.com/ About the film Code Therapy is a short documentary about how technology is changing the way mental health services are delivered. Mental illness, such as depression, is one of the leading causes of disability worldw... (continued)

Opioid Epidemic #2

Posted on Fri February 02, 2018 by Find a Therapist
The decision to prescribe opioids in the elderly requires careful consideration of the many pharmacokinetic changes associated with aging. Age-related changes include a decrease in hepatic blood flow and volume along with decreases in renal blood flow and ... (continued)

Opioid Epidemic

Posted on Fri February 02, 2018 by Find a Therapist
The United States is currently in the midst of an opioid epidemic. The numbers are staggering: in 2016 there were 78 deaths per day from drug overdose, two-thirds of which involved opioids. Since 1999, deaths from opioid prescriptions have more than quadru... (continued)

Holiday Season?

Posted on Tue December 12, 2017 by Find a Therapist
We are now in what is known as the "holiday season," and Find-a-Therapist wishes you all the best, whatever holiday traditions you observe. Mental Health Providers know that holidays aren't always "jolly" for ourselves or clients, and that - in fact - hol... (continued)

Love Doesn't Die by Kathleen Hanagan

Posted on Fri December 01, 2017 by Find a Therapist
You have that love inside of you, where you came from, where there are no problems, no movement, no bodies, where there is no necessity for separation because all is one. You came out of that reality and into the rubbery matter of flesh. You pass throu... (continued)

Hoarding

Posted on Fri December 01, 2017 by Find a Therapist
Clinically significant hoarding affects between 6 million and 15 million persons in the United States, according to recent epidemiological studies, occurring at twice the rate of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and at 4 times the rate of bipolar disord... (continued)

Skype or NOT?

Posted on Tue June 20, 2017 by Find a Therapist
There have been many therapists to discuss the ethical dilemma of skype for clients in the treament of those issues related to mental illness. Here is what several sites highlight: Each side would need to discuss their concerns about this service ... (continued)

Finding the Right Inpatient Drug Rehab Near Me

Posted on Thu June 15, 2017 by Find a Therapist
Finding the Right Inpatient Drug Rehab Near Me When it is time to go to finding the right best treatment center is very important. Here are steps we suggest you follow: FIRST: Insurance If you have any type private insurance or finances, go to ... (continued)

Every 19 Seconds Someone Dies From Opioids!

Posted on Mon June 12, 2017 by Find a Therapist
Drug overdoses claimed the lives of 47,055 Americans in 2014 – the equivalent of about 129 Americans each day – according to the CDC. That’s more than any previous year on record, and drug overdoses now surpass car accidents as the leading cause of injury ... (continued)

Cyberbullying

Posted on Fri May 26, 2017 by Find a Therapist
Cyberbullying is the harassment, taunting, impersonation, or other forms of unwanted attention through technology (cell phones, social media, etc.). A rude comment on social media can quickly escalate into abuse as more people join in. A sext can be for... (continued)

How do I pay for treatment for my child?

Posted on Mon May 15, 2017 by Find a Therapist
If your child has health insurance, it may cover substance abuse treatment services. Many insurance plans offer inpatient stays. When setting up appointments with treatment centers, you can ask about payment options and what insurance plans they take. They... (continued)

Gender/Identity Specific Inpatient Addiction Treatment Programs

Posted on Tue May 02, 2017 by Find a Therapist
When choosing an inpatient drug rehab program, one of the biggest concerns is choosing a program that offers individualized treatment that centers around a person’s lifestyle and specific needs. In order for a person to achieve an optimal measure of succes... (continued)

Detoxification For Benzodiazepines

Posted on Tue May 02, 2017 by Find a Therapist
Benzodiazepines (or “Benzos”) are used for treating anxiety, depression, panic disorders, muscle soreness, alcohol withdrawals, and more. Like withdrawals from alcohol and opiates, benzos can make a person pretty uncomfortable for a while. Withdrawa... (continued)

Alcohol and Ages?

Posted on Wed February 22, 2017 by Find a Therapist
Each year, approximately 5,000 young people under the age of 21 die as a result of underage drinking; this includes about 1,900 deaths from motor vehicle crashes, 1,600 as a result of homicides, 300 from suicide, as well as hundreds from other injuries suc... (continued)

Life Coaching is all the Rage!

Posted on Thu February 09, 2017 by Find a Therapist
Life Coaching is all the rage. These professionals provide the drive and the guidance their clients need to improve their careers, relationships, and lives. They help clients to: • Recognize their skills and dreams • Refocus their life’s goals • Move p... (continued)

Being Bipolar

Posted on Thu January 05, 2017 by Find a Therapist
Bipolar disorder is a serious life long mental illness that affects about 5.7 million Americans. It's characterized by dramatic mood swings from mania to depression.Doctors aren't sure what causes bipolar disorder. It's likely that there are many factors i... (continued)

Therapy Networking!

Posted on Tue December 27, 2016 by Find a Therapist
TherapyNetworking.com, a social networking site for mental health professionals, is an excellent marketing tool and the site is FREE! It allows you to create your own blog, add video content, articles, network with colleagues and find out what's happening ... (continued)

Mental Health By Phone?

Posted on Fri December 02, 2016 by Find a Therapist
There are more and more types of businesses that are offering mental health treatment by phone or online. There are good reasons for this type of treatment. One, there are some who live in ruaral areas, dont have transportation, or are just fearful of go... (continued)

Are You STUCK?

Posted on Fri December 02, 2016 by Find a Therapist
It's is so easy to get stuck. Maybe you have set up goals for yourself but just can't seem to reach them. Are you to hard on yourself? Do you feel like you are not worth anything? Are you scared to make a decision or make a change in your life? We w... (continued)

Runway, Suicide, and Self-Harm Prevention

Posted on Mon November 14, 2016 by Find a Therapist
Runaway Facts by National Runaway Safeline • 34% of runaway youth reported sexual abuse before leaving home • 43% of runaway youth reported physical abuse before leaving home • Physical abuse is associated with elevated risk of assaul... (continued)

Drug Addiction Impact on Society

Posted on Mon November 14, 2016 by Find a Therapist
Beyond the negative consequences for the individual that drug abuse and addiction can have for individuals, there is also a significant impact on society at large. Estimates of the total overall costs of substance abuse in the United States, including prod... (continued)

PTSD Treatment: Why is it Necessary?

Posted on Wed September 21, 2016 by Find a Therapist
PTSD Treatment: Why is it Necessary? Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder that occurs as a result of trauma. It is very common among military personnel as well as victims of abuse and assault. Though mental healthcare is making gre... (continued)

PTSD and Addiction Statistics and Facts

Posted on Thu September 08, 2016 by Find a Therapist
PTSD and Addiction Statistics and Facts An estimated 50% of people seeking treatment for an addiction also have PTSD. •An estimated 50% of people seeking treatment for an addiction also have PTSD. •People in the United States have an estimated 9% c... (continued)

What Happens to Your Brain When You Take Drugs?

Posted on Thu September 01, 2016 by Find a Therapist
Drugs are chemicals that tap into the brain’s communication system and disrupt the way nerve cells normally send, receive, and process information. There are at least two ways that drugs cause this disruption: by imitating the brain’s natural chemical mess... (continued)

Why Should I Blog?

Posted on Thu August 25, 2016 by Find a Therapist
Blogging can be an very important part of a Business Plan. Blogging should be done 1-3 times a week. Below are some of the benefits of blogging: 1.Helps establish credibility and you can show off your expertise and knowledge 2.Promote yourself or you... (continued)

Back to School

Posted on Tue August 23, 2016 by Find a Therapist
Going back to school can create fears in all ages. There are over 100 Anxiety symptoms and signs for anxity, anxiety attacks (panic attacks), and other anxiety disorders including symptoms: Headaches, Neck tension, stomach upset, fear of impending doom... (continued)

Labor Day: What it Means

Posted on Wed August 10, 2016 by Find a Therapist
Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute ato the contributions workers have made to the strength, p... (continued)

Physician-Assisted Suicide

Posted on Mon July 25, 2016 by Find a Therapist
As of mid 2016 There is legislation on the books in 4 US states, which permits physicians to write prescriptions for lethal drugs under certain carefully prescribed circumstances: for example, when a mentally competent adult with a terminal illness is like... (continued)

Don't Be A Bully Month

Posted on Mon July 11, 2016 by Find a Therapist
August is awareness month for Don't Be a Bully Month. Bullying is a form of agressive behavior in which someone intentionally and repeatedly causes another person injury or discomfort. Bullying can take the form of physical contact, words or more subtle ... (continued)

What is Psychotherapy?

Posted on Wed June 22, 2016 by Find a Therapist
Psychotherapy is a a term that is used todescribe the process of treating psychological disorders and mental distress by the use of talking and psychological techniques. It is addressing a specific issue or general problem. It is viewed as a distinct pro... (continued)

Question to ask your provider

Posted on Wed June 15, 2016 by Find a Therapist
Provider Specific 1. What are your credentials? 2. Are you licensed in this state? 3. What level of education do you have? 4. Do you have a particular approach, expertise or training? 5. What experience do you have in treating people w... (continued)

Act of Terror?

Posted on Tue June 14, 2016 by Find a Therapist
The most devasting mass shooting in American history has taken place in Orlando, FL. Our prayers and love go to the families, friends and to the city of Orlando during this very difficult time. This act of hatred will heal with the love and compassion of others, that is what makes our country so great.

Virtual Reality Therapy?

Posted on Tue June 14, 2016 by Find a Therapist
Email, videoconferencing and avatar therapy all allow psychologists to reach patients anywhere, but state laws generally do not permit out-of-state psychologists to provide services to consumers. That means that you may have to be licensed in your own stat... (continued)

Top Three Reasons to Talk to a MARRIAGE COUNSELOR

Posted on Wed May 14, 2014 by Find a Therapist
There are several reasons that couples seek out therapy in order to save their marriage. Here are the top three reasons to seek help. There is a lack of real communication or too much negative communication between the couple. It is important to remembe... (continued)

The Difference Between a Psychologist and Psychiatrist

Posted on Thu May 08, 2014 by Find a Therapist
The primary difference between a psychologist and psychiatrist is mainly the education requirements, the specific training, practice and salary. A Psychologist requires a undergraduate major in psychology, graduate program to earn a masters degree as we... (continued)

Top Three Sites for May in the Find-a-Therapist Network

Posted on Thu May 08, 2014 by Find a Therapist
Find-a-Therapist.com has a Directory of over 50 additional sites that mental health providers can choose from to have their profiles listed on depending on the plan they choose to purchase. We offer three plans: Basic, Enhanced and Premium yearly plans w... (continued)

Find-a-Therapist.com Network

Posted on Mon April 28, 2014 by Find a Therapist
Find-a-Therapist Network consists of over 50 additional sites that you may have your full profile listed on. Depending on which of our three listing plans you choose: The Basic, Enhanced and Premium will determine how many sites you may choose. These si... (continued)

Using Keywords

Posted on Tue April 22, 2014 by Find a Therapist
Keywords are the way that search engines will find the article that you have posted and make it appear whenever someone types in one of those words into the search engine. The term "keyword" does not specifically mean just one word, however. A keyword can ... (continued)

Suggested Ways to Find a Good Therapist

Posted on Tue April 22, 2014 by Find a Therapist
When you realize that you decide that you need someone to talk to, that is a difficult decision alone. Then, how to go about finding one that meets your needs. You may have certain criteria that is important to you. Here are some resources to start you ... (continued)

Getting Ready for Summer

Posted on Wed April 11, 2012 by Find a Therapist
Now is the time to get ready for summer. Start planning summer activities, looking for summer camps, check out what the "Y" has to offer and don't forget church activities. Sports activities teach teamwork, bodily skills and overall happiness. A bus... (continued)

“10 Phrases That Every Child Needs to Hear From the Adults in Their Lives”

Posted on Thu March 22, 2012 by Find a Therapist
“10 Phrases That Every Child Needs to Hear From the Adults in Their Lives” What would happen if …your child embodied these 10 phrases? Imagine the difference it would make in your child’s life. I call these the 10 commitments, the words your child needs... (continued)

April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Posted on Fri March 09, 2012 by Find a Therapist
Child abuse is a serious and growing problem, especially in difficult economic times. It seems all of the frustrations get taken out on the kids. Here is a list of 8 alternatives to lashing out at your child: 1. Make yourself stop for a moment before... (continued)

Post Holiday Blues

Posted on Wed January 25, 2012 by Find a Therapist
Now that the holidays have passed, you may find the "blues" or sadness setting in. Some of the family is gone, for good or bad, there is less activity in the house, and if there were grand kids, the house seems especially quiet. So what do you do to get... (continued)

New Year's Resolutions

Posted on Thu January 05, 2012 by Find a Therapist
It's that time of year again -ugh - New Year's Resolutions time. We also seem to approach it with dread and foreboding...but it doesn't have to to be that way. Instead of looking upon a resolution as a chore, you can view it as an opportunity; an opportu... (continued)

Sensible Shopping During the Holidiays

Posted on Mon December 05, 2011 by Find a Therapist
Christmas time can be a time when we "go wild" with our shopping. But there are ways we can prevent this. And it means distinguishing your wants from your needs, as well as recognizing that many of those wants have been foisted on you by a massive and highl... (continued)

Holiday Depression

Posted on Thu November 17, 2011 by Find a Therapist
"Holiday depression?" I thought everyone was happy during the holidays. That's certainly what you think from watching TV and seeing all of the commercials that are on during the holidays. But not everyone feels happy and cheerful during the holidays. Some o... (continued)

The Find-a-Therapist Blog

Posted on Wed November 09, 2011 by Find a Therapist
We finally have our 5th version of Find-a-Therapist.com live and attracting a great deal of attention. The new site offers so much for the therapist. From our $99 annual listing which is in itself an incredible value to the $199 Enhanced and $299 premium. ..... (continued)