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Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up Therapeutic Interventions

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Iris G-Thrash, is one of Orange County’s leading therapists. Iris aligns her individualized therapeutic approach for each client with a Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up Therapeutic Intervention philosophy. The Mental Health Collective is grateful to have Iris’ skillset supporting care for clients struggling with mental health issues in Newport Beach, CA. https://youtu.be/FOJUXlBbVpY Iris …

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VoyageLA :: Inspiring Stories from the OC Features Dr. Kristen Zaleski

VOYAGE LA ARTICLE “The heart of our mission at VoyageLA is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of Orange County’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with …

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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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Identifying and Treating Unique Mental Health Challenges of Young Adults in the Era of Social Media

The National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs welcomed The Collective’s Co-Founder + Clinical Director, Dr. Anna McCarthy, to present Identifying and Treating Unique Mental Health Challenges of Young Adults in the Era of Social Media for the Fall NATSAP 2020 virtual conference. Click the image below to hear Dr. McCarthy’s clinically focused presentation.

Anxiety in 2020

Diagnosing Anxiety 2020 has been a challenging year for mental health, filled with unknowns and anxiety-inducing events. From COVID-19 and its inherent health risks to the isolation imposed by quarantine and social distancing, we can all agree that a certain amount of anxiety is appropriate. That said, with the reopening of the country and thus …

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LGBTQ+ PRIDE AMONGST CRISIS

Dr. Martin Vitorino, of InsightLA Meditation, discussed with The Collective the weighted emotions around PRIDE in 2020. From US Supreme Court rulings to personal story, Dr. Vitorino urges everyone to continue tough conversations with anyone opposing equality for the LGBTQ+ community. It’s Pride Month, a time of year typically filled with celebration and historical tributes …

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PTSD AND EMDR TREATMENT

Every year, eight million adults suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), be it from sexual assault, physical trauma or trauma inflicted during combat situations. Commonly associated with war veterans, PTSD can be incredibly debilitating, causing depression, anxiety, hopelessness, flashbacks to the event and behavioral changes.  Understanding PTSD According to the National Institute of Mental Health …

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