May 2, 2019
One of the treatments for an anxiety condition is therapy.
Specifically, mental health therapy. And people will yack on about
getting help. What they don't tell you is how to do that. In this
episode I am going to try to talk about actionable things you can
do to tap into the treatment flow.
I will be truthful; it isn't always easy. Or affordable. But let's see if we can crack this nut.
If you need support contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or text “START” to 741-741.
May is Mental Health There is an ad campaign in partnership with Burger King about having a certain kind of meal, a Feel Your Way kind of meal. If you would like more background you can visit the Mental Health America page about the partnership.
The Good Man Project has a post about modern man and anxiety.
The American Depression and Anxiety Association has a Find A Therapist page on their website that allows you to enter your location and pick the type of specialty that you want your therapist to have.
They also have an infographic that helps you understand the type of questions and things to think about when selecting a therapist.
Open Path Psychology Collective is a non-profit organization to help you select a therapist. This services is specifically designed for people who do not have insurance, have janky insurance or they need to keep their condition on the down low at their company. The link is to their FAQ page.
The Psychology Today website has listings for marriage and family therapists, counselors, licensed MSW, and other mental health professionals. Your can view their profiles and get a look at their standard rate for services.
The APA Psychology Locator helps you to find a psychologist in your area, you can start with just your zip code or state and then filter for the things you want in a psychologists; like accepting your insurances.
Links to other sites are provided for information purposes only and do not constitute endorsements.
Always seek the advice of a qualified health provider with questions you may have regarding a medical or mental health disorder.
This blog and podcast is intended for informational and educational purposes only. Nothing in this program is intended to be a substitute for professional psychological, psychiatric or medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.