Why Dating Can Be Difficult When You Have a Mental Illness
"Relationships are complicated. Mental illness can make it that much more complicated."
What Makes Romantic Partners Compatible?
By Helen Fisher - Psychologists have determined that men and women tend to fall in love with individuals from the same ethnic and socioeconomic background; with those of a similar level of intelligence, education and physical attractiveness. But how two individual personalities match up remains unknown. My work investigates the biology of personality, and how it determines compatibility.
How you can help prevent TBI — Human Performance Resource Center
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a condition that can result from experiencing a blow or a jolt to the...
UCS welcomes Teal to Psychiatric Medical Team
Tue, 07/18/2017 - 2:38pm -- Denise Sortor United Counseling Service welcomes Laurie Teal, APRN, as the newest member of the Psychiatric Medical Team (PMT). The PMT supports all Divisions of UCS by providing medical treatments for psychiatric conditions and ensuring clinical standards of services are being maintained. The team also provides psychiatric consultation to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC). “We are excited to have Laurie on board,” says UCS Executive Director, Lorna Mattern. “She has a deep concern and passion for psychiatric care and will be a valuable asset to our team.” Teal comes from a background of over 25 years of acute inpatient psychiatric care. She has been a group facilitator for Cognitive Behavior Therapy…
What Is Emotional Health And How Does It Relate To Mental Illness?
The term "mental health" is, more often than not, used within the context of discussing mental illness rather than mental wellness . Wit...
Tips on making counseling a success story
As I mentioned in the last article, April is Counseling Awareness Month. After being a counselor for more than 10 years and visiting with many people about counseling, I came to the conclusion a long time ago that when people think of counseling, they think of sitting or laying on a couch and talking to someone who constantly asks "how does that make you feel."
5 Good Tips for a Healthy Relationship
5 tips for a healthy relationship. Learn 5 good tips for healthy relationship to strengthen your love. Healthy relationship suggestions for better intimacy
Sacramento Residential Treatment Center on Watching What You Say
Someone with an addiction could use a little more sensitivity than most. Our Sacramento residential treatment center talks about what you shouldn't say.
How what you eat may affect mental health
A new field of study called nutritional psychiatry looks at how diet can impact conditions like depression
5 Tips for Talking With Your Parents About Assisted Living
Introducing the discussion on assisted living to your parents is a difficult task that requires planning. It’s natural for them to be defensive about the suggestion,