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The Importance of Mental Health Awareness Month

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: May 1, 2021 Updated: April 23, 2021 May has been recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States since 1949. This effort’s main goals are to educate the public about the wide-reaching impacts of mental illness and reduce the stigma associated with it. Organizations work together…

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Can a Therapist Prescribe Medicine?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: March 29, 2021 Updated: March 16, 2021 Whether dealing with mental health issues or in treatment for a substance use disorder, sometimes clients need more than therapy or counseling to get the best results from their mental health treatment. Therapists provide counseling, often in the form of talk…

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Different Types of Counselors

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: March 25, 2021 Updated: March 16, 2021 Understanding the many different types of counselors in mental health therapy can be confusing. Therapist, psychologist, LCSW, psychiatrist, and counselor are just a few of the titles you may encounter. It’s important to understand where to start. At Harmony Hills, we…

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Is A Psychologist A Doctor?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: March 20, 2021 Updated: March 16, 2021 Psychology is the study of the human mind and behavior. Yet many find themselves wondering, “Is a psychologist a doctor?” Psychologists hold doctoral degrees in psychology, such as clinical or counseling psychology; they are not medical doctors. One main difference between…

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What Are The Benefits of Therapy?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: March 12, 2021 Updated: March 16, 2021 Psychotherapy is the cornerstone of any successful mental health program or addiction treatment. For over a century, psychotherapy, or “talk therapy,” has been used to improve people’s mental health and help them better understand their minds and behaviors. Today there are…

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What Are Group Therapy Activities For Adults With Mental Illness?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: March 10, 2021 Updated: March 16, 2021 There are numerous therapeutic options for individuals struggling with mental health issues or substance use disorder, addiction to drugs or alcohol, to aid in healing and recovery. Group therapy is often a key ingredient in successful mental health treatment programs and…

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What Kind of Therapist Do I Need?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: March 5, 2021 Updated: March 16, 2021 So, you’ve decided to seek mental health treatment, but what kind of therapist should you choose? There are many types of mental health counselors, and knowing what kind of therapist you need can be confusing. Sometimes, not knowing what kind of…

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What Do You Learn in Individual Psychotherapy?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: March 1, 2021 Updated: March 16, 2021 While many understand the importance of physical health, too often, mental health is ignored. Yet, an individual’s overall wellbeing requires positive mental health just as much as it requires good physical health. An individual psychotherapy program is a rich experience for…

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Is Partial Hospitalization Treatment Right For You?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: February 25, 2021 Updated: March 15, 2021 For those with addiction and a mental health disorder, choosing a partial hospitalization program (PHP) may be the best type and level of care available. It is not possible to make this decision without a full assessment to look at all…