Veterans and Mental Health

Just in time for Memorial Day, we at Therapy Hive, and mental health professionals across our nation, are discussing what more we can do to protect and provide for veterans mental health.  The statistics for veterans are staggering.  30% of current active duty and reserve military personnel who are deployed have active mental health conditions Read More…

Psychedelic Treatment for Mental Health

A new frontier is emerging in mental health care, and it is surprising for professionals and lay-people alike.  Researchers and practitioners are turning to treatments such as “psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy,” or PAP, to enhance the effectiveness of some of the more traditional treatment approaches, such as talk therapy.  This treatment is particularly intriguing to those who Read More…

Treatment Guidelines for Transgender Individuals

Historically, the mental health and medical communities have not always had the best understanding of transgender and gender diverse health care and mental health needs – nor the best intentions in caring for those who are not cis-gender.  Thankfully, research, understanding, and humanity have evolved into a growing de-stigmatization of gender diversity.  Internationally, movement is being Read More…

All About Grief and Bereavement

One of the things Therapy Hive is known for is our high quality, interactive, and free continuing education series.  In a few short weeks, Therapy Hive member Bryna Talamantez, LMFT, will be presenting on Grief Across the Lifespan.  This topic is incredibly valuable, as grief is a near universal experience, an inevitable part of being Read More…

Anxiety: What’s The Worst That Could Happen?

Of the mental health difficulties and struggles that Americans cope with, anxiety is the most prevalent.  Anxiety disorders impact almost 20% of us, while the experience of being anxious, ruminative, or frightened is an almost universal feeling.  Almost half of those diagnosed with an anxiety disorder also have a co-occurring depression disorder, and those that Read More…

Preventing Suicide

While the stigma surrounding mental health issues has improved with time, suicide continues to be a topic filled with shame, fear, and unspoken thoughts.  The potential for suicide can strike any person, family or situation, though there are specific risk factors that may increase the risk of suicide.  The efforts to prevent suicide include conversations, Read More…

Coming Back From Adversity

Adversity – another word for difficulties, bad luck, or misfortunes.  We all experience adversity, but the key is in how we respond.  Some people crumble in the face of adversity – the challenge is a major stumbling block, and there becomes a domino effect of catastrophe in multiple areas of life, even areas that were Read More…

Holiday Survival Tips

There is a lot that goes into the holidays, and in this busy holiday season, when Thanksgiving runs right into Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas and New Years – not to mention end of the year parties, holiday celebrations can quickly become overwhelming.  A big culprit for the heightened emotions and overwhelm of the holidays is stress, Read More…

What Is Baby Brain?

Recently, Katie Sardone, PhD, of Behavioral Health Dallas, offered tips and suggestions for helping new parents mentally adjust to the arrival of a new baby.  As she was sharing, Dr. Sardone also spoke of some of the changes that occur, mentally and emotionally, during pregnancy. While much of the preparation for baby includes preparing nurseries, Read More…