How To Identify Signs of Domestic Violence in Your Workplace From Milwaukee's FEI Behavioral Health - The Workforce Resilience Experts - As recent events have proven, acts of domestic violence in the workplace not only pose a threat to the victim but also potentially to co-workers and customers. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than [...]
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Depression: Signs & Symptoms Depression is a medical disorder characterized by feelings of sadness, hopelessness, pessimism, and a general loss of interest in life, combined with a sense of reduced emotional well-being. The three most common types of depression are major depression, dysthymia, and bipolar disorder. In most instances, major depressive disorder is a recurrent, [...]
Bipolar Disorder: Signs & Symptoms Bipolar disorder is identified by mood swings. If your mood often swings back and forth from severe lows (depression) to unrealistic or unstable highs (mania), you may have bipolar disorder. These periods are called episodes. Do the Following Types of Episodes Sound Familiar Use the following examples as a guideline. [...]
Ten Reasons to Include Family Therapy in the Initial Treatment of Children and Adolescents Practitioners use many different strategies to engage parents early in the treatment process because: 1. The parent/guardian has an important story to share about the child and his/her target behaviors. 2. The parent/guardian’s perspective about the child’s behavior affects the child’s [...]
Ways to Ensure a Successful Doctor-Patient Relationship A successful doctor-patient relationship starts with good communication and a partnership where both work toward the best outcome. With preparation, you can become an active partner in your health, making sure that you leave each appointment well informed and satisfied with the care received. Below are some tips [...]
What Is Insomnia? Insomnia is any sleeping problem that makes you feel that your time spent sleeping is inadequate or unrefreshing. It includes the following: difficulty falling asleep, waking up too early, waking up intermittently in the middle of the night or having a normal sleep pattern that doesn’t leave you feeling rested. Insomnia is [...]
Smart Strategies to Make Stepfamilies Work Researchers estimate that nearly 50 percent of all first marriages end in divorce. This high rate has led to a boom in the number of stepfamilies. But their success rate doesn't appear any better - roughly 60 percent of second marriages end in divorce. Therapists who work with stepfamilies [...]
Most Important Quality for Being a Leader We all know a star performer at work; he or she's that person who closes the accounts the fastest, relates best to the customer or is the manager that has the respect of all the staff. We think of these `workplace celebrities' as more talented, more skilled, or [...]
How to Save Time Filling Medications Genoa Healthcare Pharmacy At American Behavioral Clinics, we continue to listen to our patients' needs and provide innovative services to the Milwaukee community. That’s why we have partnered with Genoa Healthcare to provide a full service pharmacy at the American Behavioral Clinics Bluemound Clinic across from the Milwaukee County [...]
Advantages of Group Therapy During group therapy, patients meet in a small group with others who may relate to their current condition. Depending on the size and nature of the groups, the setup of group therapy will vary. Typically, groups may have as many as 12 people or as little as 4 people. Groups meet [...]