Ask the Doctor:  Mood Disorder vs. Personality Disorder?

  By Louis Dvorkin, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist “I have a cousin who had manic episodes as a teenager. He went to college, but did poorly, dropped out and fell into a deep depression. He sought help and was diagnosed with Bipolar I Disorder (BID). With treatment, he returned to college, graduated, maintained steady employment and got married…

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Gendernauts Youth Transgender Support Group Expands to Beverly

Photo: Bonn Wade, who is a licensed clinical social worker, consultant, trainer and psychotherapist with Chicago Counseling Associates & Beverly Therapists, will lead the group. Photo Pidgeon Pagonis. Carrie Maxwell of the Windy City Times announced the expansion of the Gendernauts program to the Beverly community, located on the far south side of Chicago. “In…

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Helping those with an Eating Disorder around Thanksgiving

Shared by Dr. Margo Jacquot The holiday season, or the food season is upon us! While many of us look forward to all the holiday feasting and goodies, for those with an eating disorder, like compulsive over-eating, anorexia, bulimia, etc., getting through the holidays can feel a bit like running the gauntlet. What might Thanksgiving look like for…

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