By Nicole Roder, LCSW-C, DBT-LBC

Gladstone DBT Therapist

Welcome to the Gladstone Psychiatry and Wellness blog, a dedicated space where we explore the multifaceted world of mental health. Our mission is to empower you with knowledge, support, and the latest insights from the field of psychiatry.

What Makes Us Different from Other Mental Health Websites?

In a world where mental health is increasingly recognized as a critical component of overall well-being, it’s essential for us at Gladstone to have a platform that reflects our commitment to mental health advocacy. This blog serves as a bridge between our expert team and the community we serve, offering a reliable source of education and encouragement. By sharing our expertise, we aim to demystify mental health issues, promote early intervention, and foster a supportive environment for all.

“We would like to have a blog with trusted mental health related information out there as it will help create awareness about common psychiatric disorders,” says Dr. Surbhi Khanna, MD, FAPA, Gladstone’s President and Chief Medical Officer. “We also hope readers can take away some tips and tricks of lifestyle changes that contribute to well being.”

What can our patients and readers expect to get out of the blog?

Our goal is for our patients and readers to find solace and solutions within these pages. Whether you’re seeking guidance for yourself or a loved one, our blog is designed to provide practical advice, therapeutic insights, and real-life stories that resonate. We hope to inspire positive change, offer a sense of companionship on your mental health journey, and equip you with the tools necessary for personal growth and healing.

Here are some mental health blog topics (link this text to the blog’s main page) that we are planning to cover in the coming months:

  • Sleep and Mental Health
  • What Is DBT Therapy?
  • DBT vs. CBT: What’s the Difference?
  • Mindfulness is a Superpower
  • How to Stop Those Ruminating Thoughts
  • What Do You Learn in DBT Groups
  • Using DBT Skills to Set Boundaries and Stick to Them
  • Using DBT Skills to Improve Your Relationships
  • How to Make Friends
  • How to End Destructive Relationships
  • What are Normal Adolescent Behaviors Vs. Cause for Concern?
  • How Much Screen Time Is Too Much?
  • And many more!

Trusted mental health information 

In the digital age, access to accurate and trustworthy information is more important than ever. “This is highly valuable in my opinion,” says Dr. Khanna, “as there is a lot of misinformation out there and people often believe things that are not entirely true about mental health, treatment options and therapy.”

With the vast amount of content available online, it can be challenging to discern what is credible. Our blog stands as a beacon of trusted information, penned by professionals who are not only knowledgeable but also deeply care about your mental health. Here, you’ll find a wealth of resources that are both scientifically sound and empathetically delivered, ensuring that you’re receiving the best possible guidance on your path to wellness.

Mental Health Social Media Accounts

In addition to the blog, Gladstone has recently begun sharing mental wellness insights, knowledge, and tips through our social media pages. 

“I think social media can be a really helpful tool,” says Patricia Dunn, MS, LCPC, NCC, Gladstone’s Chief Clinical Officer. “It can help reduce stigma, provide support, build community, and break barriers to treatment. Being able to openly share your experience and knowing that someone else is going through similar things can be really validating and powerful.  I think the key is combining the positives of social media with the expertise and knowledge of trusted mental health professionals to combat misinformation and potentially harmful advice.”

At Gladstone Psychiatry and Wellness, we believe that knowledge is power, and through this blog, we aim to empower you to take charge of your mental health. Join us as we navigate the complexities of the mind, celebrate the human spirit, and work towards a healthier, happier community.

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