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.
Telepsychiatry and telepsychology are becoming widespread in the world of mental health. We’ve discussed telemedicine a few times in these posts, but I specifically wondered: how could it help my close peers?
Teletherapy Saves Time For some, the difference between psychiatrist and psychologist is unclear. Put simply: psychiatrists deal with medications while psychologists do therapy sessions. A while ago we discussed telepsychiatry. That entails prescription management plus occasional consults, all through videoconferencing. However telepsychology/teletherapy involves regular meetings between patient and therapist. Getting to the doctor for a [...]
My Experience with Exposure Response Prevention (ERP) I can remember vividly. My body was frozen except for the trembles. I was next to the bedroom door, eyes glued to the light switch. It was the usual kind. One for the lights the other for the fan. Most people glance quickly at the switch, turn off [...]
Back-to-School Anxiety August heat still blazes but school is quickly approaching. Time to stock up on number 2 pencils, cram summer reading assignments, and wave goodbye to camp. Although the freedom of summer comes to an end, a fresh school year can be exciting for students with the anticipation of new friends and activities. But [...]