Psychiatrists NYC Now Offers Brainsway dTMS!

dTMS (deep transcranial magnetic stimulation) is a non-invasive form of therapy that is helping treatment-resistant patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).  The FDA has recently granted clearance for the use of a new coil developed by BrainsWay specifically for OCD treatment. How dTMS Works Wonders on Treatment Resistant Depression dTMS is part of the TMS family […] Read more…

Understand the Gravity of Early Pregnancy Loss

Early Pregnancy Loss Can Trigger Deep Depression With October being Pregnancy Loss Awareness Month, it is important to understand how early pregnancy loss (EPL) can cause depression and anxiety for women and their partners.  In severe cases, the trauma can have a long-lasting effect. A recently published academic paper studied the psychological impact of early […] Read more…

Why You Should Pay Attention To World Mental Health Day

If you’ve ever heard the term ‘mental health’ and thought this isn’t for me, you may just want to keep reading. While the language around mental health and mental illness has existed for decades, the conversation itself has become far more open and relevant to all (and rightly so). Mind, the UK’s leading mental health charity summarises it […] Read more…

National Suicide Prevention Month and “Back-to-School” Season

Arm Yourself with Tips to Manage Anxiety & Stress Summer can be a carefree season when schedules, commitments, and the daily grind are forgotten while vacations and languid days at the beach take over. But as the days get abruptly shorter, and parents prepare to take their children to college, anxiety and stress about school […] Read more…

What Type of Anxiety Do You Have?

Everyone Experiences Anxiety Differently Anxiety is a word that is familiar to a lot of people through discussion in popular culture and the press. But far from a one-size-fits-all disorder, anxiety can take on a variety of different forms that create different symptoms and require medical diagnoses to ensure patients get the help they need. […] Read more…

Who Should Administer Ketamine Treatment?

Research is Recognizing More Uses for Ketamine Treatment In a 2017 paper “Considerations on the Off-Label Use of Ketamine as a Treatment for Mood Disorders” the authors Samuel T. Wilkinson, MD and Gerard Anancora, MD, PhD note that an increasing number of small clinical trials is proving the efficacy of the drug Ketamine for helping […] Read more…

It would seem that professional treatment makes all the Difference: Postpartum Depression and its Long Term Impact on Children

A recent (March 2018) ongoing population-based study by the British organization ALSPAC  (British Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children; Netsi, et al) has reported findings relating to the lingering effects of postpartum depression on children.  While a father’s depression can have negative effects, the most pronounced problems for children are correlated with the severity […] Read more…

Different Types of Trauma: Small “t” vs. Large “T” Trauma

There are Different Kinds of Trauma to be Aware of Most people know that trauma arises from disturbing and sometimes unanticipated life events.  The most disturbing forms of trauma, also known as large “T,” involve life- or bodily-threatening events like war, natural disasters, or sexual abuse, and fall into the rubric of PTSD (post-traumatic stress […] Read more…

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How Are We Doing? The State of Mental Health in New York City

How are we doing in the United States? 20% of Adults have a Mental Health Condition. Rates of youth with severe depression increased from 5.9% in 2012 to 8.2% in 2015. 76% of youth are left with no or insufficient treatment. 56% of American adults with a mental illness do not receive treatment. How are […] Read more…

A Kind Reminder that Some Mom’s will be Struggling this Mother’s Day

Here we are a week or so into May 2018 and all the necessary “Mental Health Month” hashtags have been trending – as they should be. Awareness is a good thing, conversation and discussion are two of the best ways to make true progress in a focused area. But, May isn’t just about mental health […] Read more…

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