Mental Health Minute

Mental Health Minute

Welcome to MHM! This blog is written, run and monitored by a licensed professional mental health counselor. The purpose of this space is to provide helpful, accurate information across a wide range of topics relating to mental health. You are welcome to ask questions or request information on specific issues, topics or ideas.

How do I deal with my anger?

22 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Brittainy

Question: "I have felt from a young age, that I have been discouraged from showing anger. I've been told/made to repress my anger for basically my entire life, and now I have no idea how to approach it from a healthy point of view. What should I do?"...

What happens at a first appointment for counseling or psychiatry?

18 Jan 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Brittainy

Question: "I have never been to a psychiatrist.  I called and made an appointment for next week. The lady said I will have to fill out paperwork, and it’s an initial intake mental evaluation appointment. What does that mean? How long will it take and...

Do I have ADHD?

17 Jan 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Brittainy

Q&A:  "Wondering if these are symptoms of ADHD, something else or just nothing?" -I get distracted fairly easily -If I find something like a game I really like I can play it for 8 hours straight without moving from my seat and the next day be complet...