Mental Health Diagnoses & the ICD-10

October 1 looms large for us mental health and medical professionals in the US. From that date on we’re required to switch from using the DSM V or ICD-9 codes for illness to the International Codes for Disease tenth edition (ICD-10 for short). This is already...
Sleep sweeps away the garbage in the brain

Sleep sweeps away the garbage in the brain

Owning your own business can mean working 24/7. I really felt it last week. Even though I thought I was doing a good job with self-care, last night was the first time I was really able to sleep deeply, well and for as long as I wanted. This morning I woke up so happy,...
Remember the Basics! Sleep!

Remember the Basics! Sleep!

Editor’s Note: Nicole reminds us that we often forget about basic human needs such as proper sleep, nutrition and exercise. Deficits in these areas can have significant repercussions on our mind and body. Sometimes I feel like there is not enough time in a day....
Blues or Depression? 8 Ways To Tell

Blues or Depression? 8 Ways To Tell

My senior year of college my Dad suggested I go to a therapist. He thought it might help me find some direction. During a hard college career that was interrupted by chronic illness, I changed majors three times, and still wasn’t sure what I wanted to be when I...
10 Ways to Find a Good Therapist

10 Ways to Find a Good Therapist

Find a Good Therapist! We often hear that advice but rarely are we provided with good adive how to do this? When we want to improve our bodies we pretty much know where to find help. This time of year the gyms are full and the meeting rooms at Weight Watchers are...