mood disorders

Pandemic Era Increases Diagnosable Mental Illness Rates | Dr. Anna McCarthy

At The Mental Health Collective, we seem to be seeing an upswing in complex clinical presentations, with somatic issues accompanying them. The million dollar question is, WHY? It is near impossible to say with 100% certainty what the causal factors are. Having said that, many sources of reliable research data are showing that not only …

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Voyage LA Interviews The Mental Health Collective

Today we’d like to introduce you to Dr. Monisha Vasa, Dr. Anna McCarthy and Ryan Franke. So, before we jump into specific questions, why don’t you give us some details about you and your story. Ryan Franke: We knew Orange County was feeling the void of comprehensive, integrative, and evidence-based mental health treatment programming. Dr. …

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Why Therapy Takes More Than That First Session

How Widespread is Therapy Today? Among the myriad of characteristics dubbed “Millennial,” perhaps one of the most avant-garde is the generation’s affinity for self care and mental health awareness. As a result, we’ve entered a new era of treatment. Whether it stems from the current social and political climate, economic strains, or the impending fear …

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