Category: Mental Health Treatment

Discussions on various mental health treatment options, their effectiveness, and the importance of tailored approaches to support individual recovery journeys.

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Deconstructing Self-Sabotage

Self-sabotage is a pervasive phenomenon that often operates silently within the folds of our psyche, subtly undermining our efforts to succeed in various aspects of

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Understanding Voluntary Psychiatric Holds

The journey toward healing often begins with recognizing the need for help. A Voluntary Psychiatric Hold represents a crucial step for individuals experiencing severe mental

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ILWU Coverage for Mental Health Services

At Damore Mental Health, we recognize the complexities of mental well-being and the diverse challenges our clients face. Our approach encompasses a wide range of


Signs and Symptoms of Narcissistic Abuse

About 6% of the US population have narcissistic personality disorder. This is over 19 million people. If they abuse five people in their lifetime, that’s

Somatic Symptom Disorder

What Is Somatic Symptom Disorder?

Did you know that somatic symptom disorder affects between 5% to 7% of the population? Though this type of mental illness is quite common many

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What Is Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder?

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is very similar to premenstrual syndrome (PMS) however, it is not as common. Recent studies have shown that roughly 80 to


We Now Accept Optum Insurance

D’Amore Healthcare™ now accepts Optum Insurance for Mental Health Treatment D’Amore Healthcare™ is proud to announce that we now accept Optum Insurance.  Our comprehensive mental health

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Can You Go To Rehab For Depression?

Most people associate rehab with drug and alcohol addictions. However, there are similar residential mental health facilities that specialize in mental health disorders beyond just

Genetic Testing for Mental Health Disorders

Genetic Testing for Mental Health Disorders

The causes of mental illness vary, but recent advances surrounding genetic testing for mental health are transforming both diagnosis and treatment options. Most mental illnesses

Orange County EMDR Therapy for Mental Health

All About EMDR Therapy

Inception of EMDR Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychotherapy treatment that was designed by Francine Shapiro. Its sole purpose is to alleviate

Seasonbal Affective Disorder and Depression Treatment in OC

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) vs Depression

Approximately 17.3 million Americans struggle with major depression each year. About 10 million also experience Seasonal Affective Disorder (or SAD for short).  Both major depressive disorder and SAD are

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What Is The Difference Between CBT And DBT?

In addiction treatment and mental health treatment, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) are frequently utilized to assist in the recovery of

Six Months of Continuing Support

People seeking mental health treatment find themselves facing challenges many will never fully understand.  No one dreams about one day having a mental illness and

My Kingdom for Some Care

Imagine that you’re driving your car near your home in Santa Barbara when you’re involved in a traffic accident through no fault of your own. 

Support of California Senate Bill 10

There are very few people whose lives have not brushed with mental illness or addiction. In fact, they touch everyone, whether we know it or

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Healing the Herd Through Equine Therapy

How Equine Therapy Increases Self-Compassion and Self-Awareness Self-compassion and self-awareness are improved through equine therapy because both horses and humans are based in the herd