Care for Your Mental Health – The Importance of Self-Care

Care for Your Mental Health – The Importance of Self-Care

According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), mental health includes emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, act, make choices, and relate to others. Mental health is more than the absence of a mental illness—it’s...

Different ways that holidays affect Mental Health

Different ways that holidays affect Mental Health

The holiday season often brings unwelcome guests — stress and depression. And it's no wonder. The holidays affect Mental Health often by presenting a dizzying array of demands — cooking meals, shopping, baking, cleaning, and entertaining, to name just a few. In...

Is There Such a Thing as High-Functioning Anxiety?

Is There Such a Thing as High-Functioning Anxiety?

Would it surprise you to know that some successful individuals—such as students who always ace their tests, employees who exceed performance expectations, or business people who run very profitable companies—experience high levels of anxiety?  That they feel insecure,...

How Grief and Loss can affect Mental Health

How Grief and Loss can affect Mental Health

Are mental effects of grief serious issues to consider? Experiencing the loss of a loved one can be traumatic and truly heartbreaking. The mourning process can be confusing and you may feel that your life will never be the same. According to Banyan Mental Health,...

Parental Alienation versus Realistic Estrangement

Parental Alienation versus Realistic Estrangement

Lisa Zeiderman, Esq., CFL, wrote in Psychology Today that it is not unusual for the children of divorced and divorcing parents to have a “primary parent,” sometimes known as the primary caregiver and sometimes known as the psychological parent. This is the parent with...

Beta-Blockers for Anxiety

Beta-Blockers for Anxiety

People who seek professional help for anxiety have usually prescribed a class of antidepressants known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).  However, in some cases, these individuals may benefit from a different type of medication called...

What Is Complex PTSD?

What Is Complex PTSD?

Perhaps you are already familiar with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a psychological disorder associated with trauma exposure.  But have you heard of complex post-traumatic stress disorder (C-PTSD)?  This is a mental health condition that develops in...

Music and Mental Health

Music and Mental Health

In 2009, archaeologists excavating a cave in southern Germany uncovered a flute carved from a vulture’s wing bone. The delicate artifact is the oldest known musical instrument on earth — indicating that people have been making music for over 40,000 years. Although we...

About Harbor Psychiatry & Mental Health

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.
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