No doubt, you have seen the Showtime series “Billions” in which Axe Capital has employed a full-time psychiatric performance coach to enhance profitability. This role exists at many financial institutions and funds, but confidentiality may be lacking. So one never knows for sure what information a corporately hired counselor can keep from the employer. To eliminate thisRead More
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Luxury Healthcare: Concierge Medical Practices
Imagine calling or texting your doctor and getting a response immediately. Concierge medicine provides luxury healthcare. The $28,000 membership fee allows clients access to an uncommon type of concierge medical practice in Manhattan. This includes evidence-based care, delivered to your home, office, or hotel. Who provides luxury healthcare? The triple board-certified nurse practitioner can address most of yourRead More
Does The Man In Your Life Have Depression? Or Is It Something Else?
Run through the symptoms of a Major Depressive Disorder. Before you rule out the chance the man in your life is NOT depressed. Consider the symptoms of atypical depression. Also known as high functioning depression. What are the symptoms of depression? In Major Depression, the symptoms are relatively easy to identify because it looks likeRead More
Have You Thought About In Home Therapy With A Psychotherapist?
A psychotherapist who makes house calls: Psychotherapy is also known as talk therapy. This is therapy from one trained in psychology, psychiatry, or mental health counseling. This can be an essential part of treatment for depression or bipolar disorder (manic depression). A good psychotherapist can help you cope with feelings and symptoms, and change behaviorRead More
Detox and Addiction care Medical House Calls
It may seem obvious, but to stop an addiction, one has to stop using the addictive substance. Quitting a narcotics addiction, in particular, can be very uncomfortable, and the discomfort during the initial detoxification process often leads people to abandon their efforts. A medically supervised detox may alleviate some of the suffering associated with narcoticsRead More
What can you expect in talk therapy?
Are you man enough for talk therapy? Effective therapy is not about the therapist providing you the answers to your questions, but rather being asked the right questions. In therapy, you will be invited to expand your perspective. In our sessions, you will not be told what you ought to do, because even if youRead More
Concierge Medical Care at Home and Executive Care
What is concierge medical care? Is it boutique care? Maybe it’s direct primary care or personalized care? These are all euphemisms for paying directly for your care and not going through an insurance provider. Because this allows the patient and no other party to have control of the healthcare encounter. These concierge medical care practicesRead More
Are You A Real Man? Our Naked Irrational Fears and Insecurities
In the grand scheme of mental health problems the fear of being naked is not topping any charts. However, there seems to be a growing epidemic based on my own experience and reports in general. The media reports some “men” are either afraid or highly uncomfortable being naked around other men. What is with Millennials?Read More
Man Therapy: Heal or Get Off The Couch!
Dr. Raymond Zakhari, NP The average male much less an alpha male is not going to eagerly lie on a stranger’s couch and discuss their feelings. Most men characterize health in terms of function and form. If it works well and looks good they are fine. Manly Men similar to my seasoned citizens do notRead More
What is Pharmacogenomics and How Can It Help Me?
What is a Pharmacogenomic test? Pharmacogenomics uses information about your genetic makeup to help your doctor choose medications and doses (pharmacology) most likely to work best for you. Therefore, pharmacogenomics testing helps reduce traditional trial and error treatments done in traditional psychiatry. Basically, when you take medication your liver releases enzymes to break it down toRead More