Month: May 2021

Surprising Results That Will Change the Way I think About Insomnia Treatment

Is it just because I’m a psychiatrist that I’m so blown away by this new study? I’ll admit this title is not the most flashy. I’m actually surprised this study is not all over the news (like psychedelics are right now), considering what a big deal this is.  Well, I guess I know why it’s …

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The Powerful Concept of AND

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy or DBT is a therapy developed by psychologist Dr. Marsha Linehan created to help people struggling with borderline personality disorder (BPD), which is typified by challenges in emotional regulation and interpersonal struggles.  The term dialectical refers to the ability to hold two seemingly opposing truths at the same time. I’ve also heard …

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The Influence of Probiotics on Symptoms of Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

Maintaining your emotional health during preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum periods is an important priority for us.  We consider all the options and incorporate them into the treatment plans of everyone we work with.   For us at Moon Mental Health, it is important to take a holistic view in your care – that is why …

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Loving Your Vagus Nerve

I’m a psychiatrist, and I love the Vagus Nerve, and you should too.  It’s the unsung hero that doesn’t get its due acknowledgment.  It’s an impressive thing, as it courses throughout almost the entire length of your body, from your brainstem down to your genitourinary system.  And it’s a mighty nerve, as you can use …

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