Movies and television show often portray therapy for an emotional or mental illness as lying on a couch in an office while pouring out your heart to a doctor. In reality, this is not necessarily what happens in therapy.
Humans are creatures of habit, whether they support or hinder our mental health. We love our routines, like making coffee in the morning, ordering our favorite meal, or going on a run at a specific time. However, we also have a plethora of unhealthy tendencies like...
Teenage years are often looked back on with bliss and nostalgia. It's a particular developmental stage when one is not a child anymore but not quite yet an adult. Many perceive adolescents as rebels and trouble-makers, always moody, ready to fight, or overly dramatic....
According to the National Institute on Aging (NIA), many older adults worry about their memory and other thinking abilities. For example, they might be concerned about taking longer than before to
According to the Center for Suicide Prevention, self-harming behaviors continue to be a major issue. This is especially true for young people, whose self-harm rates far outnumber those for adults.
Parental alienation (PA) is a specific family dynamic, often emerging during divorce, but can also happen in married couples. It involves one parent intentionally attempting to damage the relation
In these moments when you’re in a crowd or about to speak publicly or go on stage, it’s natural to feel a bit alert and stressed. However, if your anxiety paralyzes you, prevents you from putting
According to Sofia Andrade at UC Berkeley, people often think of mental health as a very personal matter that has to do only with the individual. However, mental illnesses and mental health in…
According to the National Library of Medicine, recent data suggest that the presence of psychotic symptoms in patients suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may represent an under…
Depression is one of the most prevalent mental health issues globally, with almost 30% of adults struggling with this disorder in the U.S. alone. More and more people get diagnosed with depression
According to Geralyn Dexter, Ph.D., at Very Well Health, the differences between bipolar 1 and bipolar 2 primarily lie in the mania state of bipolar disorder, a mental health condition characterized by fluctuations in mood and energy levels. Manic episodes, with...
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We believe outstanding healthcare is delivered when we merge the science of medicine with the compassion of our hearts. We refer to this as “head and heart together,” inspiring constant improvement and lasting success.
Psychiatrists Orange County CA
Psychologists Orange County CA
Address: 4631 Teller, Suite 100
Newport Beach CA 92660
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