Mental Health

Telemedicine, Confidentiality, & HIPAA

2019-08-13T16:59:17-04:00

Telemedicine, Confidentiality, & HIPAA Our medical information should remain private, and for good reason. Knowledge of our well-being can be deviously sold to advertising companies, used to defraud us, or generally disseminated to those without our best interests in mind. We already know the doctor-patient relationship is protected. In a psychiatric office we know [...]

Telemedicine, Confidentiality, & HIPAA2019-08-13T16:59:17-04:00

Practical Teletherapy

2019-04-16T18:57:43-04:00

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?

Practical Teletherapy2019-04-16T18:57:43-04:00

Self Care: 4 Mental Health Tips

2019-01-18T12:52:35-04:00

Self Care: 4 Mental Health Tips “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” The phrase escaped me for a long time. I always knew what it meant but never connected the dots for myself: take care of yourself smartly and you’ll be healthier. Honestly most of my friends ignored the advice too. We ate [...]

Self Care: 4 Mental Health Tips2019-01-18T12:52:35-04:00

Hope: Depression Recovery

2018-09-28T15:57:34-04:00

Hope: Depression Recovery Writing had always been Jennifer’s passion. Jennifer (name changed for anonymity) was a good friend of mine in journalism school. We often lunched together and she could always put a smile on my face with a sharp sense of humor. She always got me through the midday doldrums. Her performance at school [...]

Hope: Depression Recovery2018-09-28T15:57:34-04:00

Mental Health Stigma

2018-09-06T17:53:16-04:00

The Problem of Mental Health Stigma It’s sad that some folks still need to hear it: mental illness is real. Mental illness has consequences for ones well-being and the pain caused by it, both emotional and physical, takes a tragic toll. Addiction, broken relationships, lost opportunities, even physical harm are merely a few negative outcomes [...]

Mental Health Stigma2018-09-06T17:53:16-04:00

Telepsychiatry in the Modern Life

2018-08-06T15:42:24-04:00

I have my share of friends who want to improve their mental well-being but for one reason or another never get around to it. A lot of the excuses are valid ones. Long hours at a job, too busy with family, lack of funds; a lot of these things are nonnegotiable. Making it to the [...]

Telepsychiatry in the Modern Life2018-08-06T15:42:24-04:00

Living with OCD

2018-06-12T17:20:58-04:00

Ever since I was young I’ve felt the effects of OCD. It caused both small inconveniences and enormous obstacles throughout my life. Only after therapy, medication, and a long but enlightening road to recovery was I able to step back and truly recognize what was happening to me. My life has vastly improved and I [...]

Living with OCD2018-06-12T17:20:58-04:00

How can Dr. Bregman help me?

2017-08-08T20:09:54-04:00

How can Dr. Bregman help me? Lately, we hear the words “mental health” a lot- and it seems like everyone now-a-days has “something,” right?  How do we know a psychiatrist would help best?  Well, ask yourself this:  Do you find yourself wondering, asking others or even researching symptoms about a condition you think you might [...]

How can Dr. Bregman help me?2017-08-08T20:09:54-04:00
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