Behavioral Health Blog

Post Traumatic Growth – Podcast

Dwight Thompson: (00:00) Hi, welcome to Reset Your Mindset by LifeStance Health. Myself, Dwight Thompson, and my co-host, Nichollette Leanza, will bring you conversations with leading LifeStance Health professionals who will help guide you on your journey to positive mental health and well-being. At LifeStance, we believe in the three pillars of mental health, mental flexibility, mindfulness, and resilience. Dwight Thompson: (00:34) Welcome everyone.…

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Understanding & managing anxiety with Dr. Richard Rakos – Podcast

 Nicolette Lienza: (00:00) On today's episode, we'll be talking to Dr. Richard [Rakos 00:00:06] on how to understand anxiety and how to manage it. So, Dr. Rakos, tell us a little bit about yourself. Dr. Rakos: (00:13) Thank you. Yes, I've been at Psych BC since 1995. So I've been here for quite a while. For almost 38 years, I taught psychology, clinical…

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CFPsych Featured on Yahoo Finance

One of the state’s largest mental health care providers with over 250 practitioners has launched a new effort to help those on the frontlines of health care so they can, in turn, continue helping others. Child & Family Psychological Services (CFPS) with 18 offices in the Boston, Worcester, Metrowest, Southeastern and Northeastern regions, is now providing specialized behavioral health services to doctors, nurses and…

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teenager discussing her mental health with her family

How to Talk to Your Family About Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States. While Lifestance is always dedicated to increasing awareness about the importance of mental health, we believe it’s important to honor this month by paying special attention to spreading the truth about this topic. We hope that people everywhere will take this opportunity to speak with their loved ones about mental health, particularly any challenges…

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woman suffering from ptsd

4 Ways PTSD Affects Daily Life

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric condition that affects approximately 3.5% of adults in the United States. Though commonly linked to combat veterans, this disorder can affect anyone who has survived or witnessed a traumatic event. In general, PTSD causes people to have intense thoughts and feelings related to a traumatic event long after the event ends. These thoughts and feelings can manifest…

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man managing anxiety during quarantine

5 Ways to Manage Anxiety During Quarantine

To say that these are unprecedented times would be an understatement. Between COVID-19, the resulting economic impacts, and safer-at-home orders, people across the country are experiencing anxiety like never before. The uncertainty about how and when this all will end only serves to worsen the fear and anxiety. While you cannot control the worldwide spread of the virus or other people’s reactions, you can…

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LifeStance Health Partners with DocASAP to Enhance Patient Experience and Streamline Access to Care

DocASAP, the industry's most advanced patient access and engagement platform for health systems, health plans and physician groups, today announced LifeStance Health, a leader in behavioral healthcare services, selected its platform to streamline patient and member access to care. Through advanced online scheduling options, including accessing telehealth visits, the strategic partnership empowers LifeStance to navigate patients across 15 states to the right provider and setting…

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CFPsych Featured on MassLive

“The stress of the pandemic can trigger depression and anxiety and increase family conflict, hopelessness, etc. It can also exacerbate problems for people with underlying mental health struggles," Goldberg told MassLive. Read Full Story Here

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LifeStance Health Chief Medical Officer Featured on Yahoo Finance

Anisha Patel-Dunn, LifeStance Health Chief Medical Officer joins Yahoo Finance’s On The Move to weigh in on how people are coping with the coronavirus and its impact on our mental health. Watch the Full Interview Here

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parent struggling with anxiety during covid-19

How Parents Can Manage Anxiety During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic and consequential quarantine measures have made life difficult for people of all kinds. For parents, the crisis may cause anxiety for many reasons. In addition to worries about the virus and your own employment, you may be anxious about keeping your children busy and continuing school virtually. With all the new worries on your plate, it’s no wonder you may feel…

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