What is Men’s Psychiatry? Is that a thing? Once upon a time, most men wouldn’t dare visit a psychiatrist. Better to suck it up and have a drink. Many of those same men have come to realize that strategy stops working. They may bounce from one vice to another trying to fill the void. A void that they cannotRead More
Sexual Health: That was it? AKA Premature Ejaculation
Do you rush to smudgement, finish first in the 1 peter dash, and serve hasty pudding? Does your sperm red-light on the prostate dragstrip? Do you drop your coins in front of the slot machine, open presents on Christmas eve, activate the sprinkler during the national anthem, or sell your wine before its time? AllRead More
How Psychotherapy Effectively Relieves Stress
Modern life can be stressful, and even more so in Manhattan. Financial obligations and balancing a demanding job with family responsibilities and commitments can take their toll and leave us little time to care for our well-being. That’s where psychotherapy can help. Also known as talk therapy, psychotherapy can be an effective way to dealRead More
What Are the Signs of Mental Illness in Children?
Children of all ages, just like adults, can develop mental illness. Due to their severe or unusual moods and reactions, they are misconstrued as normal sadness or temper tantrums, and that they will just grow out of it. It can indeed be a challenge to distinguish signs of mental illness in children from normal childhoodRead More
How A Nurse Practitioner Treats Bipolar Disorder During a Psychiatric House Call
Bipolar disorder requires continued lifelong treatment which includes a combination of talk therapy, medication, and support – even during the times in your life when you feel fine. Maintenance is key to effectively managing the symptoms of bipolar disorder. Those who skip maintenance treatment have a higher chance of relapsing or becoming manic or depressed.Read More
The Problem and Goal of Psychiatry
Unlike neurology, psychiatry deals with the issues of the mind. In psychiatry, the symptoms treated often have no visible neurological basis. The entire psychiatric field is based on diagnosing problems by eliminating alternative explanations. That means that the psychiatrist, along with the rest of your medical team, must rule out a host of other conditionsRead More
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
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