NAMI Blog

CBT for Psychosis: Approaches Families Can Use

By David Kingdon, M.D. and Douglas Turkington, M.D. | Apr. 15, 2019
As many as three in 100 people will have an episode of psychosis at some point in their lives. If you know somebody experiencing psychosis, using “CBT techniques” can help them. Here are a few to try. 

Different Types of Therapy for Bipolar Disorder

By David J. Miklowitz, Ph.D. | Apr. 12, 2019
Bipolar disorder treatment shouldn't be presented as solely pharmacological, it should be paired with regular therapy sessions. Here are a few types of therapy that are effective for bipolar disorder.

The Power of Emotion Education

By Hilary Jacobs Hendel, LCSW | Apr. 10, 2019
Research has shown that burying emotions can lead to symptoms of mental illness. Learning how to safely process traumatic emotions is an important piece of reducing the growing trend of depression and suicide. 

Finding the Best Psychiatrist for You

By Katherine Ponte, BA, JD, MBA, NYCPS-P, CPRP | Apr. 08, 2019
Finding a psychiatrist that helps you work towards your goals is essential for recovery. Here are the steps Katherine took in order to get the care she needed.

Digital Therapy Apps: Good or Bad?

By John Torous M.D., M.B.I. | Apr. 05, 2019
A lot of apps claim they can help us with our mental health. However, there have been many questions about the extent to which these apps can actually help. Researcher, technology expert and psychiatrist, Dr. Torous explains the positive and negative aspects of these apps. 

Dear Potential Employers

By Michelle Yang | Mar. 29, 2019
"Mental health advocates have long recognized what we're fighting is beyond stigma. It is discrimination. This fear was why I hid my diagnosis all these years."

Treating the Whole Person

By Allison White, ACSW, LCSW, CCDP-D | Mar. 25, 2019
"We must break down the silos that separate physical and mental health, because everything is connected: Physical symptoms affect a person’s mental health, and a mental health diagnosis may increase the risk for physical health-related issues."
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