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Psycamore Proudly Introduces Our STAR Certified Behavioral Health Professionals! 

January 29, 2024 by Jonathan Branch

Psycamore is honored to announce that our team now includes certified STAR Behavioral Health Professionals. Many members of our staff have gone through the STAR training to become certified and fully trained to provide the highest quality care that aligns with the unique needs and experiences of our military community.  What is STAR Behavioral Health? This initiative was founded after it recognized the necessity of meeting the unique mental health needs of military service people. So many of our veterans and current military personnel face military-specific challenges in daily life, and yet all too often, they do not receive the…

Benefits of Family & Couples Therapy

November 10, 2023 by Jonathan Branch

Life is complex and sometimes the challenges it presents can take a toll on our mental health and our relationships. Seeking therapy can be a transformative step toward healing and growth during these difficult times, and Psycamore offers this support for those residing in Mississippi. Family and couples therapy is vitally important in adapting to life with an ongoing mental health issue, fostering healthier relationships and support systems, or addressing mental health challenges successfully. To that end, Psycamore incorporates family and/or couples therapy into our treatment programs, where we specialize in guiding individuals and families toward happier, more fulfilling lives.…

What Conditions Can CBT Treat?

September 06, 2023 by Jonathan Branch

Many of us find ourselves making poor choices and displaying negative behaviors that have been unconsciously guided by our thoughts and feelings. We make decisions that do not serve us, or even that outright harm us or others around us. We may know we want to change this pattern but struggle to find the path to healing. If you find yourself desiring change, and wanting to establish a healthier, more beneficial pattern of behavior for your life, you may want to consider Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) at Psycamore.  How CBT Can Help You What is CBT? CBT focuses on the…

Everything You Need to Know About Group Therapy

August 16, 2023 by Jonathan Branch

Group therapy sessions are an important part of Psycamore’s mental health program and treatment. Group therapy is an effective and widely embraced form of therapy that can be an incredibly enriching and insightful experience, spurring growth and healing on a deep level. Sharing experiences, knowing you’re not in this alone, and feeling supported by others who are facing similar concerns can accomplish much more than individual therapy alone. Yet sharing with others can also be scary. Knowing what to expect may help ease any anxieties you may have about the process.  How Does Group Therapy Work? If you’re considering group…

SUICIDES IN THE US AND MISSISSIPPI: DISTURBING TRENDS

August 16, 2023 by Sudhakar Madakasira

Sudhakar Madakasira, MD, DLFAPA Suicide is a terrible human tragedy and potentially preventable. As suicide rates have steadily increased over the past few decades, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline was established in 2004 to provide 24/7 suicide crisis intervention and support via a toll-free telephonic hotline. The US Surgeon General in 2012 announced a National Strategy for Prevention of Suicides (1). Suicide prevention is becoming recognized as a public health responsibility rather than that of the clinical settings (2). A previous study reported that suicide was the tenth most common cause of death in Mississippi (MS) in 1996 and the…

New IOP Option for Adults – Coming soon!

July 21, 2023 by Jonathan Branch

Types of Anxiety & Best Treatments

June 25, 2023 by Jonathan Branch

Anxiety is a common mental health disorder that can manifest in different ways, affecting people from various backgrounds and causing them to experience negative feelings of worry, fear, apprehension, and uncertainty. There is a wide range of causes of anxiety, including genetic predispositions, life events, and environmental stressors. Some anxiety is experienced at such a high level of severity that quality of life and ability to function are impacted, while other forms of anxiety are low-level and manageable.  The most important thing to know about anxiety is that you’re not alone in experiencing anxiety. Millions across the globe face anxiety…

Smash the Stigma Was a Smashing Success!

May 18, 2023 by Jonathan Branch

We had a blast watching everyone play tennis and connect with each other! We can't wait to see you all again when we take Smash the Stigma to our Biloxi and Southaven locations later this year. Keep an eye out for details, and remember, together we can make a difference!

“Who’s On Your Team?”

January 29, 2023 by Alisha Parker-Cummins

“Team Work makes the Dreams Work” a popular saying some of you may have recognized throughout the years. Its reference has been related to people working together to achieve more than they could individually and or independently. One could say that could not be a truer statement in terms of today’s prevalence in childhood mental health disorders. You’re not alone. A team approach — with families, healthcare professionals, mental health providers, educators, and social-emotional support sources all working together — we can change lives and outcomes during these formative years in our children’s lives. In today’s society we have come…

Psychiatric Partial Hospitalization Programs: A Primer

January 29, 2023 by Sudhakar Madakasira

Partial Hospitalization, sometimes referred to as “Day Hospital”, is neither an inpatient service nor a strict outpatient service, rather a mid-ground along the range of treatment intensity between the two traditional types of psychiatric services. Partial hospital programs (PHP) render acute care and intensive therapies as an alternative to inpatient hospitalization. They also provide transitional treatment between an inpatient episode and outpatient treatment in order to shorten inpatient length of stay andenhance potential for renewed productivity of the individual. They also function as a supplement to traditional outpatient treatment. Although required to be a core component of the Community Mental…

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Psycamore Proudly Introduces Our STAR Certified Behavioral Health Professionals! 

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Psycamore is honored to announce that our team now includes certified STAR Behavioral Health Professionals. Many members of our staff have gone through the STAR training to become certified and fully trained to provide the […]

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Teen depression is an ever-increasing mental health condition that affects millions of teens across the United States, including those in Mississippi. In an effort to support their children, many parents ask Psycamore for tips on […]

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Mental health is as vital as physical health, and like caring for a child’s physical well-being, it’s essential to prioritize mental well-being too. Just as you are committed to your child’s overall health, our team […]

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Benefits of Family & Couples Therapy

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Life is complex and sometimes the challenges it presents can take a toll on our mental health and our relationships. Seeking therapy can be a transformative step toward healing and growth during these difficult times, […]

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How to Manage & Treat Anxiety 

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Anxiety can often feel like an overwhelming condition, leaving you exhausted, hopeless, and feeling helpless. if left unaddressed, it can wreak havoc on your life. We’re here to remind you that you’re not alone in […]