Did the Covid-19 pandemic hurt or help your relationship? The answer might depend on how resilient you are as a couple. Many influences are factored into whether or not a relationship survives an economic or emotional crisis, some couples might seek divorce or therapy. However, studies show that even though significant stress can drive couples
We get a lot of questions about couple therapy at RIVIA, so we asked LCSW and couple therapy specialist, Tyler Parrott, to answer some of the most frequent. Thanks for answering some of our most asked questions about couple therapy! Tell us, who needs/benefits from couple therapy? A big misconception around couple therapy is
What does neuropsychological testing diagnose? Neuropsychological testing or evaluation, is a comprehensive assessment of the skills and abilities linked to your brain function. It can be used to identify and differentiate any diagnoses that involve cognitive functioning such as dementia, adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD), intellectual abilities (I.Q.), autism spectrum disorder, and traumatic brain injury. It
Dr. Raymond Raad advises on the right methods to wean patients off of antidepressant medication. If you have questions or concerns about your medication, please contact us.
Do you know what makes you happy? You may think you do, but most likely you don’t. This book will show you why. The up shot of this book is that people are bad at predicting what will make them happy in the long run. He offers example after example of people who we all
Many adults with ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, go undiagnosed, but the American Psychiatric Association estimates about 2.5% of adults have ADHD. Everyone has experienced some of the typical symptoms of ADHD, and it should be diagnosed by a professional, but some symptoms to look for are: Lack of focus — Do you find
Recently, psychiatrist Dr. Raymond Raad talked to PARADE magazine on ways to offer loved ones who might be facing emotional or physical challenges better moral support. Click on the link to read more!
Trauma can be acute (short lasting), chronic (long lasting) or complex (multiple and long lasting), but it always leaves a mark. All of us have experienced emotional wounds. Whether it’s a bad break up, a divorce, the loss of a loved one, having survived a natural disaster, or verbal and emotional abuse, we carry scars
When we learn to be more mindful, we form deeper connections with ourselves, our environment, and others. There are a number of ways to incorporate mindfulness techniques into your day. Breathing Mindfulness, or being mindful of what you’re sensing and feeling in the moment, may involve breathing methods, guided imagery, and other practices
What is Kidney Disease? Kidney disease, or kidney failure, is the gradual loss of your body’s kidney function. Over 200,000 Americans are diagnosed with chronic kidney disease every year. According to the NIH, people with CKD are three times more likely to suffer from depression than the rest of the general population. Even so, depression