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Telepsychiatry: The Convenient Online Psychiatrist

So what is telemedicine? Essentially it is medical care over video conferencing similar to Skype. Except instead of Skype doctors use regulated software to secure patients’ privacy. With the oversight of HIPAA (the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996), encrypted programs allow for total confidentiality.

By |2019-08-13T16:53:41-04:00July 8th, 2019|Mental Health|Comments Off on Telepsychiatry: The Convenient Online Psychiatrist

Alcohol Use Disorder

The availability of booze in the US is hard to overlook. Beer sections at the supermarket are a cornucopia of brews. Same with wine. There’s a liquor store walking distance from almost every residence. There are alcohol wholesale markets as big and plentiful as Costco (who stock their own selection of tipples). To many who shop at these stores and drink in moderation, abstaining from alcohol is simple. Sadly, that is not the case for the roughly 16 million Americans with alcohol use disorder (AUD).

By |2019-06-03T14:44:33-04:00June 3rd, 2019|Mental Health|Comments Off on Alcohol Use Disorder

The Effectiveness of CBT

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is one of the most widespread mental health treatments used today. If you’ve been following us at BregmanMD you may be familiar with it. Still, too few people are familiar with the specifics of CBT. Here I’ll try to illuminate just how it works.

By |2019-04-29T11:08:22-04:00April 29th, 2019|Mental Health|Comments Off on The Effectiveness of CBT

Art as Therapy?

In my own experience, art has always been more of a convalescence than a product of internal suffering. After my last breakup I was reckoning with imminent depression - it was cinema that brought me to worlds from which I gained a new perspective. When I battled anxiety years ago it was my punk band that showed me possibilities within myself.

By |2019-04-04T16:20:31-04:00April 4th, 2019|Mental Health|1 Comment