Many people can be confused about the difference between a counsellor, a psychologist and a psychiatrist when they are seeking help either for themselves or for a loved one. It can be somewhat confusing when seeking assistance from one of these professionals, as there are many similarities and some differences between each role. It is … Continue reading What is the difference between a Counselor, a Psychologist, and a Psychiatrist?
So you’ve done your homework, signed up with a therapist and/or psychiatrist, and have begun receiving therapy. How do you know you and your therapist are a good fit? How do you know you are getting the treatment that you need? How do you know if it is helping you? Four simple ways to tell … Continue reading Four Signs Your Therapy Is Working
I’m on a new adventure…. I have been stable for three years. No manic episodes. No manic-depressive episodes. So, we explored the idea of me going off one of the medications that makes me tired and causes me to gain weight. There’s nothing wrong with being on medication. There’s no shame in it. Even once … Continue reading Leaving The Medication Behind.