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The Limits of Psychotropic Medications

Though the advertisements on TV would have you believe otherwise, the mental health community has differing opinions about the use of psychotropic drugs to treat mood disorders, like depression and

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Good Food, Good Mood

  If you are feeling sad or low, you are not alone.  The Center for Disease Control states that in 2009, one in 10 Americans suffered from depression, while a

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10 Tips to Support Your Anxious Teen

1) Some teens are just physiologically wired to experience anxiety more than others.  For an anxious teen, the goal is to help your teen manage their anxiety, not completely eliminate

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Self-Care Is Not Selfish

Research has shown that self-care can improve one’s beliefs about themselves, influence their behavior to reduce stress, limit exposure to conflict, and improve interpersonal relations. However, many people resist incorporating

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EMDR Therapy in Connecticut

All About EMDR

More and more people are becoming familiar with a highly effective therapeutic treatment called Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). While being known as cutting edge, EMDR is not so

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