Why Little Things Make You Angry and How To React

By Esther Kane | April 15, 2024

Have you ever found yourself overreacting to something as trivial as a misplaced set of keys, or perhaps boiling with frustration because your phone charger won’t fit into the socket on the first try? It’s as though these tiny inconveniences are the straws that break the camel’s back, unleashing a storm of anger that seems…

Rage Alerts: Spotting Anger Early

By Esther Kane | March 25, 2024

Anger is a natural emotion, but when it spirals out of control, it can have serious consequences for our health, relationships, and even our safety. That’s why understanding anger warning signs is crucial for everyone, including older adults and family caregivers. Recognizing these signs early can help in managing emotions effectively and maintaining a harmonious…

Ketamine’s Impact on OCD Therapy

By Esther Kane | March 25, 2024

As someone who treats many patients who struggle with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) for years, I know how challenging it can be to find an effective treatment. However, recent research has shown that ketamine, a medication primarily used for anesthesia, may have a significant impact on OCD therapy. Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a mental health condition characterized…

Ketamine’s Brain Dynamics: Switch, Heal, Connect

By Esther Kane | March 25, 2024

Have you ever wondered, “What does ketamine do to your brain?” It’s a question that’s been on the minds of many, especially those looking for new ways to tackle mental health challenges. Ketamine, once known primarily as an anesthetic, has emerged as a beacon of hope for many dealing with severe depression and other mental…

Is Ketamine Legal? Debunking Myths and Facts

By Laurie Newcomb, MA, LPC, NCC, CCTP | November 8, 2023

As a mental health counselor based in the Atlanta, Georgia area, I’ve encountered numerous questions and misconceptions about ketamine, its uses, and its legal status. It’s crucial to address these issues head-on, providing clear, accurate, and reliable information to adults aged 20 and older who are seeking to enhance their understanding of this substance. In…

Ketamine Therapy: Not for Everyone

By Laurie Newcomb, MA, LPC, NCC, CCTP | November 8, 2023

Ketamine therapy has been gaining traction in recent years as a potential treatment for various mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety, and PTSD. However, it’s crucial to understand that this treatment is not a one-size-fits-all solution. My name is Laurie Newcomb , a mental health counselor based in the Atlanta, Georgia, and I’m here to…

Woman suffering from anxiety in ketamine therapy.

Ketamine: Changing The Anxiety Treatment Game

By Esther Kane | November 8, 2023

In the bustling city of Atlanta, where the pace of life never seems to slow down, it’s not uncommon for individuals to feel the overwhelming grip of anxiety. As a mental health counselor based in a metro suburb of this vibrant city, I’ve witnessed firsthand the debilitating effects of anxiety disorders on people’s lives. But…

Therapy session.

Explore Ketamine Treatment Near You Today

By Laurie Newcomb, MA, LPC, NCC, CCTP | November 8, 2023

Ketamine treatment has emerged as a groundbreaking option for those struggling with various mental health issues and chronic pain conditions. As a mental health counselor in the Atlanta, Georgia area, I’ve witnessed firsthand the transformative impact it can have on individuals’ lives. In this article, we’ll explore the ins and outs of ketamine treatment, its…

Man in ketamine assisted therapy

Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy: How Does KAP Revolutionize Psychotherapy?

By Laurie Newcomb, MA, LPC, NCC, CCTP | October 2, 2023

In the realm of mental health treatment, innovative approaches are continuously being explored to address the complex challenges faced by individuals. One such groundbreaking method is Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP).  This therapy has garnered significant attention in recent years for its potential to transform the landscape of treatments available for conditions like depression, trauma, and addiction.…

Living with an alcoholic husband.

Is My Husband An Alcoholic? 22 Telltale Signs To Look For

By Laurie Newcomb, MA, LPC, NCC, CCTP | September 15, 2023

Alcohol, for many, is a way to unwind after a long day or celebrate joyous occasions. However, when the line between occasional drinking and dependency blurs, it can lead to a myriad of problems, both personal and relational. If you’ve found yourself repeatedly questioning, “Is my husband an alcoholic?”, you’re not alone. Many spouses grapple…