Posts Categorized: Therapy in Metairie

Alphabet soup: What do all of those letters mean behind my therapist’s name?

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First, what is the difference between a license and a certificate? A license is generally determined by a state regulated board to ensure the public that a person is qualified to do their field of work. The idea is to protect the public with requirements, qualifications, application process and a code of ethics.  A certificate… Read more »

Medication Management – Helping You Get Better Faster

Posted by & filed under Bipolar, Depression Counseling, Mid-Life Crisis Metairie, Stress, Therapy in Metairie, Therapy in New Orleans.

Optimize Treatment Efficacy Psychotherapy in combination with medication is the most effective treatment for the majority of children and adults with a variety of disorders. Be Your “Normal Self” Sooner Our in-house Medical Psychologist can provide both therapy and medication, thus optimizing treatment efficacy without you having to pay two doctors. Medication can reduce symptoms… Read more »

Why am I so Anxious?

Posted by & filed under Stress, Therapy in Metairie, Therapy in New Orleans.

Feelings of anxiety are normal. People who are not normally anxious may be experiencing some changes in their lives that can contribute to anxiety. A move, a job change, concern for the future, a change in family obligations, or a change of family members are all examples of normal life changes that can evoke feelings… Read more »

How is couples counseling for same-sex couples different from opposite-sex couples counseling?

Posted by & filed under Couples Therapy, Marriage Counseling Metairie, La, Relationships, Therapy in Metairie.

For the most part it’s not. Same-sex couples deal with many of the same issues in couples therapy that opposite-sex couples do. Most couples come across the common issues of sex, finances, household duties, and family. The need to learn better communication skills, learn the art of conflict resolution and compromise, recognize and break dysfunctional… Read more »

Northshore & Southshore Counseling and Wellness offering Counseling and Therapy in Mandeville and Metairie

Posted by & filed under Addiction Counseling Metairie, Bipolar, family, Group Therapy, Marriage Counseling Metairie, La, Relationships, Therapy in Metairie, Therapy in New Orleans.

Northshore & Southshore Counseling and Wellness has a second location in Metairie to provide individual, family and group therapy for New Orleans, Metairie, Kenner and the surrounding areas. Our office on Metairie Road is easy to reach from Uptown, Downtown, or Metairie. Appointments are available for new clients as well as for the convenience of… Read more »

Do I have a Dissociative Disorder?

Posted by & filed under Anger Management, Ask Dr Andre, Therapy in Metairie.

Dissociative Disorders are those psychological disorders characterized by a person’s tendency to dissociate, or “check out” mentally.  Of course, we all dissociate in small ways, such as when read something and then don’t remember what we just read, or when we drive somewhere without remembering getting there.  While this level of dissociation is normal, the… Read more »

Dr Andre, What is Collaborative Divorce?

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Collaborative Divorce is a team-based process with the purpose of providing a non-litigious and efficient process for couples who are divorcing.  It is structured very differently than what most people think of in a traditional divorce process.  There are 6 team members trained in the process: two attorneys, two therapists who serve as coaches, a… Read more »