The Relationship Between Anxiety and Depression

By Thomas Tjornehoj While anxiety is generally considered a high-energy state and depression a low-energy state, anxiety and depression are more closely related than you might think. A person with depression often experiences a lot of anxiety, possibly even to the extent of having panic attacks.1 Anxiety disorders involve more than common nervousness and worry….

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…