By Amy Morrison Psychiatric PA and Medical Director at the Morrison Clinic Are you plagued by feelings of guilt? Does your stomach churn when someone is upset with you? Do you seek excessive reassurance from others? Do you avoid conflict whenever possible? When conflict is unavoidable do you find yourself consumed by distress until […]
What’s Wrong With Being a People Pleaser?
People pleasers feel more important and feel good about themselves through the act of taking care of others. However the people they often take care of tend to manipulate and misuse them and offer them little care in return. While People Pleasers show love and affection by taking care of others, they find it hard […]
Understanding Depression and Depression Treatment
UNDERSTANDING DEPRESSION Depression can be difficult to diagnose because it presents differently in each person. Depression treatment should be tailored to the individual person based ontheir symptoms. In order to determine the depression treatment that is right for you, it is important to understand how depression impacts your daily life. When you […]
Psychiatrist vs Therapist: Which one do I need?
A psychiatrist or psychiatric PA can prescribe medication to help fix the chemical imbalance that leads to depression and anxiety. In the most basic terms, depression and anxiety stem from low levels of serotonin and other chemicals in your brain. Antidepressants prescribed by a psychiatrist or psychiatric PA work by increasing serotonin in the brain. […]
How Well Do You Know Yourself?
Journaling is a great way to process the world around you and your own thoughts. However, many people find it difficult to organize their thoughts. As they try to put pen to paper they are overwhelmed by the blank page. I recently wrote an article titled“In My House We Believe in Talking About […]
In My House We Believe in Talking About Emotions
In My House We Believe in Talking About Emotions By: Amy Morrison PA-C at morrisonclinic.com I have noticed that as a society we really do a poor job of expressing our emotions. Not only do we feel uncomfortable talking about emotions, but we also do not really know what we are feeling. We don’t know how to deal with negative emotions because most […]
God Bless Pinterest
Ok guys I have to admit, I am a bit addicted to Pinterest. I’m not gonna lie, it can be a problem at times. I find myself going to Pinterest for that crock pot recipe I need for dinner tomorrow and 2 hours later I haven’t even found the crock pot recipe… But I found […]
The Importance of Therapy in the Treatment of Depression and Anxiety
Learning how to cope with stress is a very important part of your recovery from depression and anxiety. In fact, people who do not suffer from depression and anxiety will have better physical health if they cope with stress well. Stress is known to play a role in worsening your health. Therapy […]