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Chronic Illness and Mental Health (Part 2)

This is the second in a series of blogs contributed by our PM clinician Andrea Rawson,  who will introduce you to mental health issues associated with chronic illness.  She will explain how psychotherapy can help families maintain resiliency and thrive … Continue reading →

Neuroscience of Addiction

This is the fourth in a series of blogs contributed by our PM clinician Gregory Rennie, who will introduce you to various aspects of addiction and its treatment using psychotherapy.  Gregory provides access to collaborative care with PM psychiatrists via the Psychotherapy … Continue reading →

7 Signs of Unhealthy Anxiety

Anxiety is a natural response to the environment when there is real danger. When anxiety happens without any crisis or emergency, it can lead to much distress.  How do you know when anxiety may be unhealthy? Our PM clinician Trish … Continue reading →

Psychotherapy Matters Virtual Clinic (PMVC): A client’s perspective

This is the second in a series of blogs that will introduce you to an innovative approach to mental health care pioneered by Psychotherapy Matters: the Psychotherapy Matters Virtual Clinic or PMVC.   We hope to report regularly on the … Continue reading →

When change hurts, take heart, help is available

“Getting old is not for sissies” said Mae West. To this I would add: neither is experiencing great loss nor dealing with major illness. Most of us need help adapting to major changes in our lives. We all need to process … Continue reading →

EMDR Therapy from a Therapist’s Perspective

I have been working as a clinical social worker specializing in psychotherapy for 35 years.  My work is a large part of me.  It has defined me for a very long time.​  To this day it continues to give me … Continue reading →