Psychedelic versus Psycholytic Therapy

We recently were asked what the difference was between Psychedelic versus Psycholytic Therapy. Psychedelic therapy and psycholytic therapy may sound similar, but they serve distinct purposes. In psychedelic therapy, patients undergo profound and transformative experiences facilitated by doses of psychedelic substances such as MDMA and Psilocybin (t...

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It is okay not to be okay!

#ItsOkayToNotBeOkay In a world where strength is often measured by our ability to conceal vulnerabilities, acknowledging that "it's okay not to be okay" is a radical act of self-compassion. Mental wellness is a crucial aspect of our overall health, yet it frequently remains shrouded in stigma and misunderstanding. This silence around mental health...

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What is AUD?

Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) is a medical condition characterized by an impaired ability to stop or control alcohol use despite adverse social, occupational, or health consequences. It spans a spectrum from mild to severe, with various health and safety risks at each point. As awareness grows, so does the importance of finding effective treatment mod...

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Navigating the Scars of Bullying: The Road to Healing Adolescent Trauma

In recent years, the escalating issue of bullying, including its digital counterpart, cyberbullying, has cast a long shadow over the lives of many teenagers. The effects of these harmful behaviors extend far beyond temporary distress, often embedding deep psychological scars that can manifest as severe post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). As soci...

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Ketamine and Adolescents

Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy for Adolescents with Complex Psychiatric Conditions: A New Frontier in Treatment! * This article sources its information from the National Library of Medicine and may present technical content. It is intended for individuals interested in the application of Ketamine for therapeutic purposes in teenag...

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Ketamine for Depression and Suicide Prevention in Veterans

Our team is excited to participate in an invaluable seminar featuring Eric Hermes, MD as the speaker. Join us on February 14, 2024 @ 2:00 p.m. ET Dr. Hermes holds the position of Director for Psychopharmacology and Somatic Treatments at the VA Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention. As a dedicated psychiatrist and an associate professor w...

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Ketamine for Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders represent one of the most common mental health challenges, affecting millions worldwide. Traditional treatments, while effective for some, leave many others searching for relief. Enter Ketamine Therapy—an innovative treatment that's showing promising results for those grappling with various anxiety disorders. At Be the Change in...

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Ketamine Therapy or Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation?

Many individuals grappling with mental health challenges, such as persistent depression or obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), that haven't responded well to traditional treatments, are often open to exploring innovative therapeutic options. If you're among this group, you might have come across discussions about two relatively modern appr...

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