Defined: Types of Mental Health Professionals, Psychological Counseling, and Psychotherapy

By The BroglieBox Team5 min read Types of Professionals What is a Psychiatrist?A psychiatrist is a medical doctor (M.D. or D.O.) who specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating mental illness. They are trained to differentiate mental health problems from other underlying medical conditions that could present with psychiatric symptoms. They also monitor the effects of mental illness on other physical conditions. As a doctor, a … Continue reading Defined: Types of Mental Health Professionals, Psychological Counseling, and Psychotherapy

Four Ways to Improve Self-Esteem

By David Braucher, PhD10 min read In a culture where having good self-esteem is equated with feeling happy, insecurities abound. A stable self-valuation can’t be based on anyone feeling— a spontaneous occurrence that is always subject to change. But secure, positive self-esteem can be rooted in a commitment to work toward accepting all of our feelings as valid—whether pleasant or painful. We all aspire to … Continue reading Four Ways to Improve Self-Esteem

When do I need to see a mental healthcare professional?

By Anup Sharma, M.D8 min read There are millions of Americans with mental health conditions that pursue treatment by working with professionals. Mental health professionals include psychiatrists, psychologists, and licensed therapists, nurse practitioners, and social workers. Working with qualified professionals allows for one to understand mental health condition(s), receive compassionate care and pursue helpful treatment.As in other areas of medicine, mental health providers may have expertise in specific types … Continue reading When do I need to see a mental healthcare professional?

Mental Health is a Team Sport: I Have Anxiety/Depression and my Husband Doesn’t, But We Both Fight It.

By Linzy Farmerie-Mogielski, Content Editor of BroglieBox12 min read It is totally wild to think that this will be the 11th Valentine’s Day that I have spent with my husband, Tony. I wish I had a time machine (not only to avoid my 30th birthday this year) but to go back and tell myself about what lied ahead. And, even more honestly, to warn myself … Continue reading Mental Health is a Team Sport: I Have Anxiety/Depression and my Husband Doesn’t, But We Both Fight It.