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Free Therapy for New York Mets Fans

August 2, 2018

UMA Health CEO Offers Therapy to Fellow Struggling Mets Fans Yesterday, UMA Health CEO Dave Kerpen announced that the company will be offering free therapy sessions with licensed mental health providers for any self-identified New York Mets fans. For a limited time, struggling Mets fans can redeem their free therapy session at FreeTherapyforMetsFans.com. The announcement comes […]

Get The Help You Need

July 23, 2018

Video Credit: Michael Kilcoyne  Dave: My dad has struggled with chronic bipolar disorder for the last three decades. Slide: On my father’s 18th birthday, his mother, my grandmother, committed suicide. Slide: My father has dealt with mental health issues ever since. Dave: While my dad’s illness has always been part of my narrative and I’ve […]

Figuring Out How to Feel It Out

July 18, 2018

By Madeleine Dopico “What is a therapist going to tell me that I haven’t already analyzed and figured out myself?” That was the answer I gave. Or rather, that was the excuse I gave, to run my personal growth show exclusively the way I wanted. I’d never been to therapy until now. As a creative, […]

What Type of Therapy Works Best?

July 9, 2018

By Michael Zone LCSW-P, ACSW, MS, MEd, JD For well over 25 years, research has been done on the effectiveness of different types of therapy and counseling. This includes both theories of counseling (i.e. cognitive-behavioral, psycho-dynamic) and therapeutic modalities (i.e. individual, family). Research has consistently shown the effectiveness, broadly speaking, of behavioral, cognitive-behavior and psycho-dynamic […]

Is Work Making You Crazy? Literally?

July 2, 2018

Let’s dismiss the PC yielding right up front. We’re going to talk about mental health and your work and how disguised and undiagnosed and unrecognized problems can be. So what is crazy? For this purpose it is not a poor euphemism for mentally ill but rather a synonym to take seriously. As two highly successful […]

Be Proactive: Teaching Positive Mental Health Practices

June 28, 2018

In recent weeks, the topic of mental health has come to the forefront of media attention. The suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain came as a shock to many. From an outside perspective, it seemed as though they had it all.. But that’s just it, we’re all on the outside looking in to another person. […]

Homeopathy for Long & Short Term Depression

June 20, 2018

As a holistic homeopath specializing in depression among other areas, I tend to see depressive clients almost on a consistent basis, and oddly enough, it is usually a major core or at the very least a severe branch of their overall pathology. Although many people will not treat it as importantly as a chief physical […]

Five Actionable Tactics You Can Use to Help Manage Depression Effectively

June 18, 2018

I have been clinically depressed for nearly 20 years. Depression used to kick my ass, but lately, I feel I’ve turned the tables. This post is not a victory lap, but rather an opportunity to share my thoughts and experiences on the topic. Take it or leave it, share it or ignore it – I’m […]

Being Late

June 11, 2018

In wild country or in a boat and when using a map and compass for navigation (before GPS smart phones) there is the useful concept of aiming off. If you need to find the start of a path, or ford a river, or enter a channel to come into a harbor — that is, to find a precise […]

Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade & What You Can Do To Decrease the Chances of Suicide in Your Loved Ones

June 8, 2018

By Madeleine Dopico Just days after Kate Spade tragically took her own life in her Park Avenue apartment, celebrity chef, TV personality, and acclaimed author, Anthony Bourdain- was found dead in his hotel room. It was confirmed this morning that Bourdain committed suicide, sending yet another wave of sadness and shock through masses that worshiped […]