Sexual Addiction

Sex Therapy

Is sexual “addiction” or out of control sexual behavior ruining your marriage or relationships? Though compulsive sexual behavior is not a common dinner conversation, sex and sexually related topics are the number one searched topic on the internet. It is the problematic or compulsive behaviors that ultimately ruin a relationship that “no one” is talking…

Board Certified Psychiatrist

Why see a Board Certified Psychiatrist

Why see a Psychiatrist? There are times in some people’s life when talking with someone isn’t quite enough to get through to the other side of one’s mental health challenges. In some of these instances, meeting with a psychiatrist to get a prescription for psychotropic medications is found to be helpful in the healing process…

Non Suicidal Self Injury

Understanding how to help your child who is engaging in Non-Suicidal Self-Injurious Behavior (aka “Cutting”)

While cuts or burns do need to be assessed for potential further medical intervention (i.e. stitches or infection prevention), the next helpful place to focus one’s energy is on the internal emotional experience of the person cutting and relationship you as a parent or family member have with the child. Behind each incident of self-injury is an unresolved emotional experience.

McKinney-Community

Building a Better McKinney

McKinney Community We believe being a part of the McKinney community means more than just having our building in a zip code. We strive to participate in the events that our community deems important for its continued growth. As a result, each year we sponsor several events, or organizations to carry out the needs of our…

Managing Depression

Managing Depression: What Are Your Options?

There’s no doubt that depression is a problem in our country: one in ten U.S. adults deals with this illness. As one of the most common types of mental illness, depression can cause you to lose interest in previous hobbies, become less productive at your job, or fail to engage with friends and family. It has also…

Suffering from Anxiety

Causes and Concerns Surrounding Anxiety in America

As the most common mental illness in the United States, anxiety disorders affect a huge range of Americans. There is a huge range of different types of disorders, as well as various levels of severity in those disorders. Looking at the numbers behind these disorders, why this is such a common issue, and how people…

Phobias - Spider in Web

Top Ten Phobias and How to Overcome Them

A phobia, or a fear of something, is not always easy to overcome. Often we have irrational fears of things such as spiders, snakes, or small spaces, and we’re not sure how to deal with those in an acceptable manner or stop ourselves from getting upset. Below, you’ll find the most common ten phobias as…