Benefits of Private Pay for Mental Health Services

There are several Benefits of private pay for mental health services. I am not saying that insurance is bad, in fact it can be quite beneficial, however has many limitations and stipulations regarding your mental health qualifications.

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Anxiety Medications for Children and Adolescents

There are several different types of Anxiety Medications for Children and Adolescents available, however, this article will focus on the ones that are most commonly used for children and teens. It is important to note that I am a mental health therapist and not a doctor. This information is provided to...

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Antipsychotics and Mood Stabilizers for Children and Adolescents

Antipsychotics and Mood Stabilizers for Children and Adolescents are used to stabilize mood, reduce aggression, and improve impulsive control problems. Both can be used for bipolar disorder. Antipsychotics can be used to treat schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Specific antipsychotics are used to treat individuals with autism that demonstrate aggressive outbursts and...

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Antidepressant Medications for Children and Adolescents

Antidepressant Medications for Children and Adolescents are used to treat the following disorders: Depressive Disorders Impulse Control Disorders Anxiety Disorders including generalized anxiety and panic disorders Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) There are several different types of antidepressants available, however, this article will focus on the ones...

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ADHD Stimulant vs. Non-Stimulant Medications

ADHD Stimulant vs. Non-Stimulant Medications: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) medications come in two forms: stimulants and non-stimulants. They are used in combination of educational, behavioral and psychological interventions to treat ADHD. These medications work by helping the areas in the brain to control an individuals behaviors, increase attention and...

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