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Archives for Depression


The Truth About SSRI Meds, Serotonin and Anxiety

Confusion abounds about how antidepressants work in anxiety disorders. SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) and SNRIs (serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors) are antidepressant medications that are also used to treat anxiety disorders in addition to depression. A recent article in Forbes (DiSalvo, 2015) highlights the...
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Understanding the Impact of Bullying and How to Help

“Toughen Up”…“Everybody goes through it”…“It’s not that big of a deal!” These are just a few of the common statements that adults often tell children when they state they are being bullied. However, bullying has become one of the most significant stressors children are...
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The Genetic Footprint

Clinical practice within the profession of psychology has been in the news of late as the debate on the efficacy of drug-based treatment vs. psychotherapy becomes more heated. Recent reports on the problems with drug research, the lack of information given to clients on...
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