October 28, 2019

Different Types of Psychotherapy*

Psychotherapy includes therapeutic conversations and interactions between the therapist and individual or family. It can help individuals process, understand and resolve problems, modify behavior, and make […]
August 15, 2019

About Psychotherapy at Premier Mind Institute

Psychotherapy encompasses a variety of techniques, methods, and modalities used to help individuals who experience difficulties with their emotions and behavior. There are different types of […]
June 1, 2019
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About Childhood Sleep Issues

Examples of sleep problems in childhood include: Waking up frequently throughout the night Sleep talking Difficulty falling asleep Sleepiness throughout the day Nightmares Bedwetting Teeth grinding […]
June 1, 2019

About Tic Disorders

A tic occurs when a part of the body moves repeatedly, quickly, suddenly, and uncontrollably. It can occur in any body part, like the face, shoulders, […]
March 19, 2019

About Suicide in Children and Teens

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for children, adolescents, and young adults age 5-24 years old. Most children and adolescents who attempt suicide usually […]
March 1, 2019
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Learning Disorders in Children

There are many reasons why a child has learning problems in school, but a common one is a specific learning disorder. These children often try very […]
February 15, 2019
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Schizophrenia in Children

Schizophrenia is a severe psychiatric illness that involves bizarre thinking, feelings, and odd behavior. It is not common in children and can be difficult to identify […]
September 26, 2017

Your Child and Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Oppositional Defiant Disorder If your child regularly expresses defiance, argues excessively, disobeys or talks back to adults, and has behaved this way for more than 6 […]
January 29, 2017

Types of Family Therapy

Family therapy is a branch of psychotherapy that is meant to help initiate change and nurture development in intimate relationships between family members and couples. The […]
November 28, 2016

Resources for Parent Training

It truly takes a village to raise children. As a parent you need help and it is okay to as for it. As a parent it […]

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October 24, 2016

Mental Health of College Students and What You Should Know About Brain Development

A doctor at Massachusetts General Hospital says, “50 – 60% of college students have a psychiatric disorder.” Included in this statistic is substance use/abuse, anxiety, depression, […]
July 16, 2016

Effects of Depression and What You Can Do to Help Yourself

The effects of depression, whether in the form of major depressive disorder (MDD), persistent depressive disorder (PDD), or perinatal depression can ravage a person’s spirit and […]
January 10, 2016

Adjustment disorders – When bad things happen to good kids

By definition, no one likes it when bad things happen to them.  [Alternate first line:  No one likes it when bad things happen to them – […]
December 2, 2015

Post-Partum Depression: Moms who struggle the most find it hardest to get help

From Newport Beach to Harlem and everywhere in between, across all walks of life, postpartum depression steals joy, hope and health from women who usually suffer […]