Do Concussions Affect Women Differently Than Men?

By Martha McLaughlin Women’s hormones fluctuate more than men’s do, adding variables to a research equation. Due to this, it has often been the practice of medical researchers to study men only, and assume, sometimes incorrectly, that the results apply equally to both sexes. The field of concussion research has traditionally focused primarily on male…

Trauma and Its Effect on Relationships

By: Kathryn Millán, MA, LPC/MHSP Traumatic incidents are uncontrollable, distressing events that leave a lasting imprint on the people they affect. People who have survived trauma often continue to live normal lives, but the effects of trauma may impact mood, motivation and relationships. It’s normal to experience some changes after a distressing and uncontrollable event,…

The Importance of Giving Back: How Clinical Training Programs Benefit Everyone

By Cindy Coloma One in five Americans has a mental illness, and many communities are unaware of the facts, symptoms and resources available to help them. This lack of understanding creates a cauldron of consequences that harm individuals and the societies themselves. Consequences of Ignorance Not only do taxpayers bear the cost, but issues are…

When Should You Consider Group Therapy? The Answer Might Surprise You.

By Wesley H. Gallagher Let’s face the facts: therapy is expensive. Even with insurance, the cost of individual therapy can be enough to keep people from seeking the help they need. While it’s easy to say money shouldn’t be an issue when it comes to mental health, the fact of the matter is that therapy…