Mental Health Skills for the Next Generation

2017-05-24T17:38:23-05:00

By Julieanne Pojas, PsyD  Mental health is an integral part of children’s overall health. However, strong mental health starts prior to stepping into a therapist’s office. Children who practice mental health skills regularly could reduce their risk for mental illness and relapse. General guidelines for youth mental health: Teach them compassion and gratitude Teaching children [...]

Mental Health Skills for the Next Generation2017-05-24T17:38:23-05:00

Dr. Pojas offers strategies for dealing with Intrusive Thoughts and OCD

2017-03-16T16:28:58-05:00

Struggling with obsessive thoughts that just won't quit? Our own Dr. Julieanne Pojas was invited to share her strategies for dealing with intrusive thoughts and OCD on IntrusiveThoughts.org. This guidance is valuable for those struggling with OCD as well as anyone who suffers from intrusive thoughts that just won't stop.  Read her article to learn suggestions [...]

Dr. Pojas offers strategies for dealing with Intrusive Thoughts and OCD2017-03-16T16:28:58-05:00

ATC staff provide training to mental health professionals

2016-10-24T16:46:03-05:00

Recently, several members of our team have shared their expertise with fellow mental health professionals. Dr. Pojas spoke at the Lake County Behavioral Health Alliance meeting, educating mental health providers on how to identify different subtypes of OCD and the treatment differences among obsessive compulsive disorder, obsessive compulsive personality disorder, and hoarding disorder. Dr. Zayed and Ben Harris recently shared the resources [...]

ATC staff provide training to mental health professionals2016-10-24T16:46:03-05:00

ATC Staff Present at National ADAA Conference

2016-07-19T16:26:50-05:00

The annual conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America met in Chicago.  All of the staff made presentations to an international audience on the latest advances in treatment of anxiety and depression.  Dr. Cassiday, Dr. Pojas and Dr. Laris spoke of helping patients develop good mental health.  Dr. Schmaus and Dr. Zayed spoke [...]

ATC Staff Present at National ADAA Conference2016-07-19T16:26:50-05:00