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Anxiety and the Brain – Brain Awareness Week

For many individuals experiencing symptoms of anxiety, it can be helpful to provide some explanation of the parts of the brain that play a role in anxious responses. Many individuals voice frustration about their anxiety experience, stating “Why do I even react like...

Why We Love Our Smartphones So Much – Handy, but are they healthy?

Community Psychiatry’s Dr. Magavi was featured in Lifewire discussing screen time and doom-scrolling. Americans say phones are the No. 1 necessity in their lives, but some mental health experts advise us to put the screens away. According to new research from...

Running on Empty: How Sleep Deprivation Can Affect Your Mental Health

The world’s scientists have spent decades attempting to crack the mysteries of how and why we sleep. Nowadays, sleep research is an essential field within the health and wellness sector, and for good reason. It’s a well-established fact that we need enough sleep each...

Therapist Spotlight: Lakiesha Squirewell, Charlotte NC

Are you looking for a top local therapist in North Carolina but unsure where to look and what to look for? Many folks don’t know much about mental health providers in their area, but mindcare in many cases can be just as important to your health as caring for...

Different types of therapy, explained

The idea of therapy and trying to figure out what type of therapy is right for you can be scary and stressful. Despite the fact that almost 20 million American adults had received some type of mental health services in 2017, many people just haven’t been educated...

9 Things to Do If You Feel Anxious

Community Psychiatry’s Julian Lagoy, M.D. and Leela Magavi, M.D. were featured in Verywell Mind discussing anxiety and strategies to help control it.  9 Things to Do If You Feel Anxious Everyone goes through periods of feeling anxious and worried. After all,...