Feeling Safe Again

One of the most difficult aspects of surviving a trauma is being robbed of the sense of safety we otherwise tend to take for granted. It’s the general feeling most of us have that there is nothing imminent to fear lurking ahead of us at any moment. Usually trauma victims have lost this feeling and […]

Finding the Root Cause of Depression for Proper Diagnosis and Treatment

Mental health problems are often challenging to diagnose. Depression is a very common mental illness that can be related to many conditions so proper diagnosis and treatment involves discovering the root cause of the depression within a given person’s brain. For example, despite these two patients having the same common symptoms of depression, you can see in […]

How to Talk to Someone Who Is Depressed

Trying to talk to someone with depression is difficult. Many times, people do not know what to say when they learn or believe a family member or friend is suffering from depression.

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls, the most massive characters are seared with scars

Depression is not something that is cured overnight. It takes time to get better and for some, it will last their lifetime.

ADD Classroom and Home Accommodations for the ADD Brain

Current research by the Council for Exceptional Children indicates that nearly 10 percent of school-aged children struggle with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). Both in the home and at school there are many easily recognizable signs. Inattention Impulsiveness Hyperactivity – mental or physical Disorganization Unfinished assignments Careless errors Weak short term and working memory – not taking in […]