The Stigma of Seeking Mental Health Counseling

One of the biggest obstacles that I face when I am treating someone is the stigma of seeking mental health counseling and receiving therapeutic medications. There are so many misconceptions and myths about the use of psychotropic medications. Some think that taking them means they are weak, that medications are a “crutch”, that they’re addictive, are dangerous, and thus unfortunately are thought of as the last resort....

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Why Neurochemicals Imbalance

I’ve had recent questions about how and why neurochemicals imbalance, so I’ll try to briefly summarize. TheĀ  chemicals within the nervous system ideally should move in one direction, which is forward. The problem is when the nerve cells leak, which results in the chemicals moving the wrong way, which is backwards. There are over 100 billion cells and over 100 trillion connections between the cells in one body, and the chemicals flow...

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