Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): emerging strategies for prevention and treatment

PTSD in overview PTSD is a severe anxiety disorder that occurs following direct or indirect exposure to trauma. In cases of direct exposure to trauma symptoms of PTSD develop after a potentially life-threatening situation such as a serious injury, physical … Continue reading

Bipolar disorder: managing your symptoms from an integrative perspective

Bipolar disorder in overview Approximately 1% of the adult population experiences persisting mood swings and fulfills criteria for the diagnosis of bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is a heritable mental illness. First-degree relatives of Bipolar individuals are much more likely to … Continue reading

Welcome to my blog

This blog reflects my personal and professional commitment to providing reliable information about best evidence in alternative and integrative approaches in mental health care for the treatment of common mental health problems. Goals of this blog and my website include: … Continue reading

Mental healthcare is evolving

A growing number of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses and other mental health professionals around the world believe that existing conventional treatment approaches such as prescription medications and psychotherapy do not adequately address the mental health needs of people everywhere. … Continue reading