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 deal
Children’s Mental Health is crucial. Healthy children reach emotional and developmental milestones essential for a well-rounded and happy life. These children can successfully utilize appropriate social skills and healthy coping behaviors when faced with life’s inevitable problems. When a challenge arises, what does your child do? Does he or she shirk from it, turn to
You can accomplish so much by living and working in a fast-paced place like New York City. Unfortunately, it is easy to lose the value of a personal touch in such an environment. When it comes to your healthcare, there is something we can do about it. Dr. Raymond Zakhari of Metro Medical Direct offers
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.
When one is feeling down, depressed, or experiencing any sort of mental health crisis, the easiest thing to do is take a pill to make the symptoms go away. While sometimes useful, medication is not the holy grail of problem-solving. There is nothing more important than a comprehensive approach to mental health – one that
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 conditions
You’ve been told you should speak to someone. Your doctors cannot seem to find anything wrong with you. Your friends and family say you’re not acting like yourself. Should I have a psychiatric evaluation? Seeing a psychiatrist or mental health care provider can be quite a distressing experience. A psychiatrist is often the last stop