All Posts by Dr. Katrina Kuzyszyn-Jones

What Is Borderline Personality Disorder?

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is an extremely difficult disorder to deal with, both for the person who has it, and, for family and friends. BPD is characterized by severe mood swings that can lead to impulsivity, low self-esteem, unstable relationships, and extreme reactions to stressors, such as psychotic episodes, severe depression, or self-harm. People affected with […]

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February 5, 2020 in All

Books That Matter To Us

In this post, each of us will share some books that have been helpful to us and some books that we would recommend. We hope you find it interesting and insightful. Please contact us with any questions or feedback.  Thanks! – Julianne Ludlam, Ph.D. – Lisa Foss, MA – Kaytie Mero, MA – Whitney Wall, Ph.D – Katrina Kuzyszyn-Jones, Phy.D. […]

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How Does Your Diet Affect Your Mental Health?

While results vary, studies show that making healthy food choices does more than keep your waistline trim. A healthy diet can:reduce depressionreduce stress and anxietymanage symptoms of AD/HDreduce chronic painlower blood pressurehelp with diabetesincrease muscle relaxationmaintain circadian rhythms, which is helpful for regulating sleepEating foods high in magnesium has shown to increase the effectiveness of […]

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Yoga For Chronic Pain

By Katrina Kuzyszyn-JonesWhat do we know about chronic pain? It’s expensive, difficult to manage and compounded by depression, anxiety and substance use. Chronic pain affects 100 million Americans and affects more people than heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer combined. We know that medications do not work, are addictive, and we need alternative solutions.Acute pain […]

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8 Tips For Diffusing Anger In Others

​In a previous article, we discussed 10 tips for managing anger within yourself. In this article, we’re going to discuss several tips you can use to diffuse anger in others. We all deal with angry people at various times in life, from an angry customer to an angry colleague to an angry spouse or family […]

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