Medical marijuana is being used more and more for both physical and mental health concerns, and yet research on the topic still has much to teach us about the actual effect marijuana use has on different groups of people. Dr. Beata Lewis discusses new research on marijuana use and teen psychosis.
It may seem intuitive, but new research is demonstrating just how important it is for us to spend time in nature. Here, Dr. Beata Lewis talks about how being in nature can act as a kind of integrative therapy, benefiting both mental and physical health.
We are continuing to explore therapy options for couples seeking support and today are taking a look at the Relationship Education Approach. If you are considering couples counseling, we encourage you to follow this series to see if any one approach speaks to you, and if you still have questions about therapeutic options for couples, reach out to us at Mind Body Seven.
If you and your partner are looking for tools to help build, support, or heal your relationship, you may want to consider the Gottman Method. Just one of many therapeutic options available to couples, the Gottman Method is a well researched, proven method for improving relationships. Read our overview of the method here and use the resources provided if you’re interested in learning more.
Whether you’ve been together for two months or 20 years, couples counseling can be a great way to build, maintain, and heal your relationship. Here we lay out ten things to look for in a couples counselor that will hopefully make your search a little simpler. While it can seem like a daunting task, once you find the right person to work with, couples counseling can be incredibly rewarding.
What does it take to build and maintain a strong and healthy relationship? While movies and television would lead you to believe that relationships are self sustaining and effortless, the reality is that they require your time, intention, and care. Relationships are work (yes- work!) but we are here to make that work a little easier. Read about six things you can do today to support a healthy relationship and reach out to us at Mind Body Seven if you still have questions or are interested in learning more about couples counseling.
We learn more about the mind- body connection everyday and as an integrative psychiatrist, Dr. Lewis is constantly researching how this new knowledge may positively impact treatment plans for her clients. Here she discusses new and exciting studies examining the connection between socializing and type II diabetes. The results may surprise you and- more importantly- may be useful to you or someone you know in helping to prevent the onset or worsening of type II diabetes.
As an integrative child psychiatrist, Dr. Beata Lewis often considers diet and nutrition when treating clients for a range of mental health issues. Here, she discusses current research that is solidifying the connection between mood and food among children.
What is telemental health and is it right for you? Technology is now making access to quality mental healthcare possible for millions of people for who have limited access to in-person care. Having remote access to mental health help is a great option for a multitude of circumstances, but it also has its limitations. Read more to find out if it could be right for you.