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Can the Mind Be Trained to Overcome Anxiety and Depression?

Before you ever feel the effects of anxiety or depression, the brain is hard at work. The portions of the brain that process and interpret sensory signals are what warn the remainder of the brain that a threat may exist, thus triggering a potential fear or anxiety reaction. With depression, a similar process exists, causing […]

ATLAS is now offering TMS Therapy

ATLAS IS NOW OFFERING TMS THERAPY Are your patients suffering from depression? Atlas now offers TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) therapy. This type of therapy is an FDA approved non-drug treatment. TMS is beneficial for those patients that are suffering from depression and/or  are medication resistant.  Join us February 28th at 4600 Military Trail Suite 103 […]

Symptoms and Treatment for Panic Attacks

Panic attacks usually start with anxiety. Not everyone who has anxiety experiences panic attacks, and some people have only one or two panic attacks in their lifetimes and never experience another. The symptoms of a panic attack can often mimic symptoms of other health crises, such as a heart attack or another serious illness. Someone […]

How Mental Health and Addiction Can Go Hand in Hand

According to the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), there might be a connection between mental illness and substance abuse. What is more, health disorders are connected to alcohol, cocaine, and cigarettes. On the other hand, the NBER stated that disorders are presented in many different forms and combinations.Each of them is caused by a […]

Five Benefits of Group Therapy

One of several specialized services we offer at Lighthouse Health is group therapy. While some patients feel more comfortable one-on-one with a therapist, there are many benefits and advantages to participating in group therapy that you may not have thought of. If you’re new to any type of therapy and are interested in learning more […]

The Effects of Treating Psychiatric Disorders in Children

When referring to children’s disorders, Psychiatrists are dealing with delicate situations. Due to many new disorders as well as new treatments. It is a developing field, and medication is still being tested. Scientists are trying to understand how children’s brains develop and researching about the different stages of mental illnesses early in life. The primary […]

Successful Psychiatric Medication Treatment

Modern medication tends to be more efficient in less time than in the past. However, it is crucial for the patient and the treatment itself to be controlled and followed by psychiatrists. You need you find the appropriate clinical combination that suits you best. This delicate treatment requires a firm, consistent commitment from both doctor […]

Things You Want to Know About Psychiatric Medications

Nowadays a considerable amount of the world population consumes Psychiatric medications. The most commonly prescribed medicines are the anti-depressants. However, not many people know what they are consuming and how these pills might affect or modify their lives. This is not the only type of medication that is prescribed or might be found in the […]

What are the Benefits of Seeing a Psychiatrist?

Nowadays, a considerable amount of people is consulting psychiatrists due to anxiety or depression, lack of joy or dissatisfaction in personal relationships, self-sabotaging behavior, avoiding intimacy, personal crisis connected to a failed love relationship, illnesses, death or even job stress. They might also experience uncertainty about future goals or objectives or the sensation of being […]

Therapies for Overcoming PTSD

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is one of several mental health disorders affecting a large amount of the country’s population today. Like anxiety, depression, and similar mental health conditions, a PTSD diagnosis isn’t necessarily permanent or incurable. With treatment, patience, and time, symptoms of PTSD can be drastically reduced and potentially even eliminated. Counseling Therapy The […]