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Loss of a Parent

Hi there, glad you reached out and my condolences for your loss. You're right, these feelings of neglect and abandonment are surfacing now and they are meant to be honored. Just wondering about what support...

September 26, 2019 5
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Timing question?

Hi Jim, individual sessions here are typically 45 minutes or 60 minutes, and this can vary with your needs and insurance coverage. They are billed under the CPT codes 90834 (38-52 minutes) or 90837 (53-60...

September 26, 2019 5
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Do yall Insurance

Hi there, one of the perks of seeing a therapist through Thriveworks is that many of them are credentialed with most insurance panels. Feel free to visit https://thriveworks.com/ to see what therapists...

July 22, 2019 5
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I’m not sure if I can trust my husband

Hi Melinda, it's understandable that things have felt different between you and your husband since this line was crossed a year ago. I wasn't sure if/how you two were able to talk about this experience...

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June 27, 2019 2
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Bipolar, anxiety and ADHD

Hi there, it might be worth looking into sliding scale or "pay what you can" community based clinics to see a psychiatrist. This link has a couple of clinics that are located in Allentown or Horsham that...

June 27, 2019 5
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Anxiety about new job

Gosh, it sounds tough that the worry and sleep disturbances have persisted since leaving this supervisor role and giving yourself some time to rest. Sometimes when we are exposed to incredibly stressful...

June 13, 2019 5
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Why Am I Still Deeply Depressed?

First off, congratulations on finishing high school; that is a huge accomplishment! I'm saddened to hear that there has been difficulty in communication with your former therapist. As Juan mentioned,...

June 13, 2019 5
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Need CBT and no one takes my insurance. Please advise!

Hi there. If it is financially available, Thriveworks has a number of self-pay options that might be worth considering. If this is not an option, community-based mental health can also be helpful and you...

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May 9, 2019 2
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how can i help a friend who reaches out but then tends to shut down ?

Hi there, it sounds like your friend trusts you enough to reach out to you, though is having some roadblocks in being able to recognize some larger patterns that may be taking place in their relationships....

May 9, 2019 5
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ever hear of gaslighting

Hey, thank you for asking this question. Gaslighting is emotional abuse that can have you doubting yourself immensely. Often times, lying, denial, and blatant invalidation can be ways that it is enacted....

April 11, 2019 5
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voices in my head

Hi there, thank you for posting. I would be curious about what these voices sound like and what kind of tone that they are taking. i.e., Do these voices sound like your own? Are they harsh or critical?...

April 11, 2019 5
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PTSD Can it be cured or just coped with?

Hi there, thank you for the question. PTSD is something that we can treat into remission, experiencing minimal to no symptoms. It's a really adaptive condition that's kind of like a smoke detector that...

April 8, 2019 5
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Drinking alcohol to help with anxiety

Hi there, thank you for reaching out. It might be worth some interest keeping a log (who, what, when, where) of some of the situations that have led up into these episodes of binge drinking and paying...

April 5, 2019 5
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Anxiety and insomnia

Establishing good sleep hygiene is really important. Like Dr. Handel said, this involves things like: Limiting caffeine intake during the day. Not taking naps for more than 30 minutes during a day....

March 24, 2019 5
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Medication Management

Hi there, thank you for reaching out. You're right, medication out of pocket can be incredibly expensive. It may be worthwhile to try community-based mental health care while having this lapse of insurance...

March 18, 2019 5
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