Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that may occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event. Some examples include a natural disaster, serious accident, terrorist act, war/combat, sexual assault/violence, death of a loved one, serious injury, and more.
Learning to process and work through big emotions is a major focus of therapy. At Rise, we see and treat each client as an individual. Just as everyone feels emotions differently, the process of how they learn to cope with the emotions must also be different.
Therapy, also called psychotherapy or counseling, is the process of meeting with a therapist to resolve problematic behaviors, beliefs, feelings, relationship issues, and/or somatic responses (sensations in the body).
Mental health is a combination of our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Mental health conditions can affect people of any age, race, religion, or income. 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental health conditions every year.
A mood disorder is a mental health condition that primarily affects a person’s emotional state. An individual suffering from a mood disorder may experience long periods of extreme happiness, extreme sadness, or both.
The term “sleep hygiene” refers to a series of healthy sleep habits that can improve your ability to fall asleep and stay asleep. Healthy sleep habits can improve your overall sleep health.
Seasonal depression, also known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression related to seasons throughout the year. Typically, seasons for this disorder begin in the fall and continue through the winter months. Seasonal depression can take away your energy and make you feel moody or depressed.
Eating disorders are mental health disorders in relation to eating. These disorders involve severe problems with your food thoughts and eating behaviors (eating a lot more or a lot less than you need).
In 2020, the world seemed to shut down as a response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Families and schools learned how to adapt to this "new normal" and hoped to just make it to the next school year. Even though we made it through last year, this year has had plenty of ups and downs with closures and mask policies. We are all eager to return to our former normal, but for the time being, we are still very much in the middle of this pandemic.
In a world of loud social media chatter and a growing openness towards mental health conversations, there is a rumbling coming from young adults now being heard loud and clear: mental health matters.