Category Archives: mental health

New Book: Natural Solutions for Anxiety

I am pleased to announce that my e-book entitled “Natural Solutions for Anxiety: A Practical Guide” is now available on Amazon.
This book is the result of my many years of working with clients to help them be free from depression and anxiety without medication. It includes practical tips and solutions that anyone can implement right away. Continue reading

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How to PREVENT Depression and Anxiety

In my holistic mental health practice, I have been seeing a lot of teenagers struggling with depression and anxiety. This post is for parents who might be concerned about their family history of mental illness and are wondering what preventative measures they can take to help their children avoid depression and anxiety. Continue reading

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The ‘Overprescribed’ Podcast

“More than 200 common medications sold in the U.S. include depression as a potential side effect. Sometimes, the risk stems from taking several drugs at the same time. Now, a new study finds people who take these medicines are, in fact, more likely to be depressed.” Continue reading

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Nutritional Therapies for Mental Wellness

I came across this wonderful scientific article that was published in Nutrition Journal and I found it very comprehensive and useful. It includes specific nutrients and dosages for treatment of OCD, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depression. Continue reading

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4 Things Your Psychiatrist May Not Have Told You

Here are four things your psychiatrist may not have mentioned to you about psychiatric medications, but that are very important for you to know. Continue reading

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Liver/Gallbladder Cleanse

The first time I did a liver cleanse was about a year ago, and I had great results: my energy increased, my skin and eyes became clearer, and I felt great! Continue reading

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Withdrawl from Psych Meds

If you’re not already on medication, please do diligent research before you start taking it. Continue reading

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Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis

Another non-invasive diagnostic tool I recommend to clients is a hair tissue mineral analysis. This test can provide valuable information about your levels of nutrients. It also provides feedback on toxic metals that may be accumulating in your body. Continue reading

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Vitamin D, gut health, and depression

Depression is not a one-size-fits all thing. There’s no one cause and there’s no one solution. Everyone has personalized needs. Continue reading

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Benefits of Using Amino Acids to Boost Mood

If a new pharmaceutical drug came on the market today that offered all of these benefits, everyone would be lining up to try it! Continue reading

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Simple Things You Can Do To Boost Your Mood

If you’re feeling down right now, here’s a list of simple things you can try that may help boost your mood. #depression Continue reading

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A Move in the Right Direction!

Dietary recommendations for the prevention of depression Continue reading

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Movie Review: My Depression

A review of the film ‘My Depression’ on HBO Continue reading

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My Life’s Purpose

Dear Readers: I’m so glad you found me! I am thrilled to have found my life’s calling of coaching people who have mental health challenges. I have struggled with depression and anxiety since my late teens. Like most people, I … Continue reading

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