How we get the most out of Ketamine

PsychBreak collaborates with ketamine clinics to provide the most comprehensive and effective ketamine treatment for treatment-resistant depression and complex PTSD. How are we maximizing benefits and reducing the rate of “non-responders”? It lies in our tailored holistic approach to care – which is based on our team’s depth of experience and hardcore research. Below is…

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5 things to DO before your ketamine infusion

Last post, we talked about five things our KetaTherapy team wants you to know before doing an infusion. Now we’d like to address 5 things we’d like you to do before your infusion to make your treatment as beneficial as possible.     1. Schedule an “easy day” for the day of your infusion    Try not…

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5 things your KetaTherapist wants you to know before you do Ketamine Infusions

If you want to get the most benefits from your ketamine treatment, preparation of your mindset (or “set”) can increase your benefits drastically.  Our goal at PsychBreak is to reduce “non-responders” but also to make each ketamine infusion a meaningful, wonderful experience. To do that, here are five things we want every person going through ketamine treatment to know before doing their infusion.     1.Trust the work you’ve done to get to this…

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Navigating Poly*** Relationships, When You’re Not Poly

It is best to think of your sexuality like a constellation, at any given moment you are shining brightly on one point of each of the many sexual spectrums: gender expression, sexual identity, kinkiness, drive or desire level, monogamous/polyamorous and more.   Some folks experience these points as fixed and for other folks, these points…

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Are Sex and Porn Addiction Real?

Sex and porn addiction are different from substance addiction, in fact, the terms “sex/porn addiction” has been rejected by sexual health professionals and from being included in the DSM (the tool health professionals use for diagnosing health disorders) In other words, sex and porn addiction are NOT legitmate diagnoses.  That’s because the substance addiction model…

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Sex and Sexuality Resources

Stop asking people not to be sexual, start asking people to have sexual integrity. General Sexual Health Sexual fantasies for better sex with Taylor Nolan and Justin Lehmiller https://youtu.be/8F2EEvKQ57g No more sexual shame with Dan Savage and David Ley https://youtu.be/BjxKOAllG3M Sex and Relationship Myths by David Ley – https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/women-who-stray/201603/5-sexrelationship-myths-therapists-should-stop-believing A better way to talk about…

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Sexual Thriving After Surviving

After surviving wounds to our sexuality – childhood abuse, birth trauma, assault – we survivors tend to be hypervigilant: “am I OK yet?” Here’s some ways to start letting go of, “Am I OK yet” and begin cultivating your power and loving your sexuality. 1) It’s not always trauma, sometimes it is being human- acknowledge…

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The MindBody Dilemma

By Dan Atkins Chronic pain is an epidemic that affects millions of people in the United States alone, but the pain itself is only the beginning. Sufferers are hindered not only by the pain, but also by minimally effective, invasive treatments such as long-term opiate use and multiple surgeries. The fear of reinjury and further…

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Get me an IEP… Stat! How to get an IEP for your child in Chicago

By Molly Pachan, Ph.D. Congratulations! You’ve made it through another school year! Last year was a little rough, but it’s easy to put that aside for now. Until… that little voice creeps in. “Did I talk to the teacher enough? Do I really know what’s going on? Is my child learning the way they should?…

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Academic Accommodations for Adults – What You Need to Get Started

By Molly Pachan, Ph.D. With the improved diagnosis of ADHD, learning disabilities, anxiety, and other emotional issues in the 1980s and 90s, more and more individuals are reaching adulthood with a so-called “childhood” diagnosis. We used to believe that people grew out of ADD/ADHD or other issues. In reality, these disorders usually have a basis…

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