adult-adhd

11 Signs You Might Be Struggling with Adult ADHD

Before the discovery of ADHD, many people were not diagnosed and, therefore not treated. Left untreated, ADHD can cause a number of mental and physical health issues, difficulties with finances and work, and can put a strain on your marriage and other relationships. It’s important to recognize the signs of adult ADHD so that you […] Read more…

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5 Ways Marriage Counseling Can Help You Create a Happier Relationship

Every marriage must overcome obstacles in order to flourish. Marriage counseling may not be the first martial aid you think of, but it could very well be the one that, not only saves your marriage, but makes it even stronger and more fulfilling. In marriage counseling, you’ll learn different techniques that bring about positive effects […] Read more…

Dr. Amanda Itzkoff talks Depression & Suicide with Scott Sands

On August 12, 2014, I was interviewed by Scott Sands and Bill Carroll regarding depression, mood disorders and suicide, as a result of Robin Williams’ passing. Roughly 20 percent of people are dealing with major depression at any given time. The cause could be a number of factors as no two people are the same. […] Read more…

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7 Tips To Help You Improve Your Relationships

Friendships are some of the most treasured relationships you can have – your friends are there at crucibles in your life, as well as during all the joys. Having strong relationships has also been known to help with stress, depression, anxiety, and overall wellness in an individual. All of this is why it is so […] Read more…

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9 Tips for Treating Depression Beyond Medication and Therapy

As we have seen in the recent, tragic passing of Robin Williams, depression does not discriminate. Each year, depression affects 17 million people of all age groups, races, and economic backgrounds. While medication and therapy and known and effective tools in the battle against depression, there are still other steps you can do for yourself that will […] Read more…

food addiction

What is Food Addiction?

The truth is, more than one-third of Americans are obese. Two out of three adults are overweight, and 17% of our children are overweight. So, with a dieting industry of over $40 billion a year, why are 90% of these programs failing? Today I will discuss the realities of food addiction and how it can […] Read more…

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Anxiety Disorders: Signs, Symptoms and Treatment Options

It is a common thing to have moments of anxiety in your daily life – a missed deadline at work, unpaid bills, a meeting with your boss. However, what is not common is to have these moments of anxiety turn into daily battles that limit your ability to perform your usual tasks. While there are […] Read more…

5 Popular Misconceptions about Psychiatry

Historically, mental illness is a subject that is often met with discomfort, skepticism, and fear. As a result, the world of Psychiatry, unless a person has actually seen a Psychiatrist, or knows someone who has, is often met with these same feelings of skepticism. In fact, here are five misconceptions that many Psychiatrists, like myself, […] Read more…

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