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Comprehensive Neuropsych and Occupational Assessments for ECT Recipients

People living with repetitive mild traumatic brain injuries (RmTBI) report difficulties in brain function which does not show up on standard structural scans. RmTBI causes microstructual damages, too small to be seen on modern brain scans. Consequently, people living with RmTBI must get neuropsych testing to measure changes in brain function. Access to comprehensive RmTBI [...]

ECT, Memory Loss, and Learning Difficulties

Photo credit: PsychologyToday used under the "fair use" principle for educational purposes.   Many ECT recipients report problems with access to testing for brain injury. Cellular damage caused by repetitive mild traumatic brain injury from high field strength electrical trauma cannot be captured on standard scans. How do you know which test is [...]

1: What is Emotional Self-Reliance?

If your psychiatrist told you "They haven't invented the medication that will help you yet," what would you do? Join Sarah's exploration of "Wellness Tools" as she works to recover a life lost to symptoms of severe mental illness and a memory lost to psychiatric electroconvulsive therapy "shock" treatments.

By |2019-03-16T18:51:38+00:00December 12th, 2018|Anxiety, depression, ECT, employment, ESRPodcast, Identify, Memory Loss, Mental Illness, psychosis, Recovery, Stigma, Symptoms, Vocational Rehab, Wellness Tools|Comments Off on 1: What is Emotional Self-Reliance?

Psychiatric Medication Free & Thriving

Celebrating three years medication-free and thriving Background July 24, 2018 I celebrated my 3rd anniversary of living psychiatric medication-free. This happened even after living nearly two decades with mental illness symptoms meeting the diagnostic criteria for schizoaffective disorder bipolar type with catatonia and PTSD. Many well-trained psychiatrists treated my symptoms with psychiatric medicine, [...]

Daring to Dream: Essential tools to find employment – Employment Workbook Preview (Chapter One)-FREE

Chapter One: Hopes & Dreams Embarking on your quest to find the ideal job can be both exciting and anxiety provoking. My booklet is designed to teach you essential employment skills, empowering you to polish your professionalism and land a job you want. This workbook has activities to complete and questions sprinkled throughout. [...]

By |2019-05-25T21:16:53+00:00May 15th, 2018|Vocational Rehab|3 Comments
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