For some, the winter holidays aren’t all festivities and fun. They might be fraught with discomfort or distress. Experiences of grief, loneliness, anxiety, and an uptick in trauma symptoms are not uncommon. We’ve assembled some tips in this holiday coping guide to help get you through the season. Acknowledge your struggle. Acknowledge that this timeContinue reading Holiday Coping Guide
What’s a Superbill? You’ve taken that first step – reached out to a therapist who happens to be an out-of-network provider with your insurance company. The therapist assured you she’d give you a receipt (Superbill) to submit to your insurance so that you could be reimbursed for payment for her services. So you filled outContinue reading Why Isn’t My Superbill Paying for Therapy?
To the Person Entering Eating Disorder Residential Treatment (Possibly for the First Time), Take a deep breath. This is going to be hard. It might be the hardest thing you’ve ever done. If it isn’t hard, it isn’t working. You aren’t getting better. That’s one way you’ll know. You’re going to be pushed to challengeContinue reading On Entering Eating Disorder Residential Treatment
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder You’re fine one moment, and the next moment, panic sets in. You must go back and check that you locked the door, even though you checked several times before. Or you have a growing sensation that eventually dominates your consciousness, a fear that you’ll blurt out something inappropriate at a work meeting. OrContinue reading Externalizing OCD
One of the problems we’ve consistently noticed in the world of mental health is poor access to quality treatment. This seems to occur even more frequently when individuals are seeking out therapy with mental health specialists. As eating disorder, substance use disorder, and trauma specialists (in addition to our more general areas), we know howContinue reading Open Path – Gatewell Makes Specialized Treatment More Accessible