The Limitations of Western Medicine in Treating Mental Health Disorders

Hokey, coo coo, and hippy. These are all words that I have heard used to describe some treatment models for mental health. I understand, it's not the traditional "diagnose and medicate" ways of western medicine. For those of us who have no exposure to medical systems outside western culture it sounds...odd. But, what if they … Continue reading The Limitations of Western Medicine in Treating Mental Health Disorders

Trauma and PTSD: the 3 levels of psychotherapy treatment

In graduate school, I often thought to myself "I'm not interested in working with people who have trauma, addictions, eating disorders, or anything else along those lines." At the time, I found those particular issues interesting, but it was not my main area of passion. You see, passion is big for me. Growing up, I … Continue reading Trauma and PTSD: the 3 levels of psychotherapy treatment