Panoramic Counseling Blog

What are Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder?

This is week 5 of a 5-part series that I’ve been doing on some of the most common mental health conditions. Past articles in the series include: Depression Anxiety The bipolar disorders ADHD Today’s post is about panic attacks and panic disorder. I touched on the topic of panic attacks briefly in week 2 (anxiety); however, it requires further discussion...[ read more ]

The Mother of Black Hollywood: A Book Review

I've always wanted to write on the topic of Black mental health stigma but never had the courage. Today, I'm excited to share some insights that I gained from a memoir that I couldn't help but share with y'all. Jenifer Lewis is most recently known for her role as the sarcastic (and hilarious!) grandma Ruby on the TV show, Blackish....[ read more ]

What is ADHD?

This is week 4 of a 5-part series that I’m doing on some of the most common mental health conditions. Past articles in the series include: Depression Anxiety The bipolar disorders Today's post is about ADHD, which has three types and stands for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.  ADHD, predominantly inattentive presentation (formerly known as ADD) This type of ADHD includes the following...[ read more ]

Managing the Depression Puzzle: A Book Review

Today, I'm excited to share a book review for Managing the Depression Puzzle: Putting the Pieces Together, by Ashley L. Peterson. Ashley is a mental health nurse, mental health advocate, author, and blogger. Today, I will share some of the highlights of Ashley's latest book, which is being released today. Purpose of the Book Managing the Depression Puzzle is basically a...[ read more ]

What are the Bipolar Disorders

This is week 3 of a 5-part series that I’m doing on some of the most common mental health conditions. Past articles in the series include: Depression Anxiety Today, I'm going to share about the bipolar disorders. In my opinion, these disorders are some of the most misdiagnosed and misunderstood. It's not uncommon to hear someone say, "I'm/you're so bipolar"...[ read more ]

What is Anxiety?

This is week 2 of a 5-part series that I'm doing on some of the most common mental health conditions. For last week's post on depression, click here. Generalized Anxiety Disorder It's safe to say that if you're reading this, you've experienced some form of anxiety (worry, fear, dread) in your lifetime. Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is one of the...[ read more ]

What is Depression?

This week's post is the start of a 5 week series where I will discuss some of the most common mental health disorders. Here's the lineup for the next few weeks: Depression Anxiety Bipolar disorder ADHD Panic disorder Major Depressive Disorder It's no secret that everyone feels sad sometimes. Major depressive disorder is what occurs when sadness begins to take...[ read more ]

Video: EMDR Therapy Explained

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What Postpartum Depression Feels Like

If you keep up with this blog/newsletter, you know that my wife and I welcomed a baby girl on 12.19.19. Rather than write an article about postpartum depression, I will be sharing an Instagram post that Rachel shared last week when Mya Jayn was officially a month old. •• Well, baby girl is 4-weeks old. That’s still crazy to me...[ read more ]

Straight Talk About Psychiatric Medications for Kids: A Book Review

A parent of a client gifted me the book, Straight Talk About Psychiatric Medications for Kids, by Timothy Wilens and Paul Hammerness. As a therapist, clients and their parents often ask for my thoughts on medication, so I was thrilled to check out a book that breaks down all angles of this issue in layman's terms. Today, I'll share some...[ read more ]