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Mental Health Check

It is vitally important that we take time out for ourselves on a regular basis to check in with our own personal needs. While many mental health disorders, such as depression, anxiety and ADHD, have strong genetic ties that may be out of our control, it is equally true that our way of thinking and our daily behaviors contribute significantly to our overall levels of health and well-being.

How the Sinha Clinic can Help

We believe that being content and happy is a state of mind that will take practice, effort, and vigilance.  This is within everyone’s reach if we put in the time and effort into self-discovery, reflection and personal growth.

The Sinha Clinic blends integrative and holistic treatment methods for optimal mental health benefits. We use psychiatric medications in conjunction with a blend of therapeutic services including counseling or neurofeedback brain training. Each person needs to be ready to begin a new change. One will need to be ready to understand the underlying subconscious reasons that they may be creating a spiral of negative behaviors and thoughts. Change can be difficult but it worthwhile. Begin a new path to transform your life and take the necessary steps to change the seemingly unchangeable life circumstances. This will help to heal the past, live in the present mindfully and reach your optimal potential while pursue healthy, loving, and mutually rewarding personal relationships.

Anxiety Disorders affect about 40 million American adults age 18 years and older every year – about 18% of the population.

Suffering from Anxiety?

Everyone experiences anxiety at times. It is a normal response to stress or stressful situations.

However, when symptoms begin as a emotional response become a regular daily occurrence, physical symptoms can begin and can feel overwhelming to overcome. 

5 Questions to ask yourself

  1. Is it hard to relax, or calm self down when stressed?
  2. Do you feel, uneasy or worried a lot during the day or week?
  3. Do you feel on guard even though you know there is no reasonable danger or threat?
  4. Do you go out of your way to avoid situations, events or places that cause you worry and distress that affect your daily personal life or work?
  5. Do you feel physical anxiety symptoms? These include racing heart, muscle weakness or tension, fatigue, nausea, chest pain, shortness of breath, stomach aches, or headaches?

If you agreed to some of these questions above, you may have an anxiety disorder. 

There are many types, some include: generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, phobias, including social phobia, and obsessive compulsive disorder are some of the specific types but only a qualified mental health professional can diagnose and determine the best course of action.

How can Neurofeedback help?

Neurofeedback trains a patient’s brain waves based on a psychological process called operant conditioning. We aim to retrain a patient’s brainwaves by conditioning appropriate brainwave patterns that will improve their responses to stress and anxiety. With neurofeedback, a patient is able to develop the skills they need to reduce or eliminate anxiety in their lives just by watching a movie, listening to music, or playing a video game.

Patients that suffer from anxiety are regularly prescribed medications to help ease the negative symptoms associated with anxiety. These medications aim to reduce unwanted anxiety symptoms, but once these prescription drugs are stopped, the original anxiety symptoms will readily return. Neurofeedback aims to target problematic areas of the brain and reduces unwanted symptoms by using repetitive training until the correct brainwaves are being produced consistently by the patient. As the brain retrains to decrease anxiety and learns to remain more calm, often less medication is needed. Neurofeedback training in conjunction with cognitive behavioral therapy or other behavioral tools work best to help eliminate anxiety and improve a patient’s daily functioning and promote a better quality of life. Overall, neurofeedback has been proven to help reduce anxiety long term and aides in the process to help patients wean off medication with their doctor’s supervision.