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Read the Axis Integrated Mental Health blog to get our latest clinic updates, get practical mental health tips, and the latest thought leadership on innovative treatments for common mental health conditions. Please get in touch with heal@axismh.com if you'd like to guest post!

 

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April 7, 2024
Outpatient Psychiatric Care with Kara Guglielmo
Meet Kara Gullielmo and learn why and how she delivers exceptional mental health services at Axis Integrated Mental Health.
March 16, 2024
Ross Van Allen: Triumph Over Adversity in Psychiatric Care
The blog explores Dr. Ross Van Allen's transformative journey from adversity to becoming a dedicated psychiatric provider. Rooted in personal struggles, Ross's decision to shift career paths after battling depression and anxiety led to a profound commitment to mental health care. Read more to learn more about our amazing psychiatric care giver Ross Van Allen.
March 15, 2024
Meet Our TMS Technician Skye Riddick
Meet our newest TMS Technician and CU Boulder grad Skye Riddick. Skye works in our Louisville clinic and has a great passion for art and sushi! Learn more about her journey to mental health and see some of her family photos!
March 11, 2024
The 10 Harmful Traits of a Narcissist
The blog identifies the 10 harmful traits associated with narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) and how they affect both the narcissist and those around them. Take our quiz to see if someone in your life is demonstrating narcissistic traits.
March 10, 2024
10 Crushing Ways Growing up with Narcissists Affects Mental Health
Discover how growing up with narcissistic parents can contribute to depression in children. Learn about the effects, coping mechanisms, and the path to recovery. Seek therapy, set boundaries, and practice self-care to overcome the challenges.
March 3, 2024
The Benefits and Advantages of TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation)
This blog illuminates the benefits and considerations associated with this innovative treatment for depression. From its non-invasive nature and targeted approach to its potential for side effects and financial implications, TMS therapy offers hope for individuals struggling with treatment-resistant depression while prompting careful consideration of its pros and cons. By providing a balanced perspective, the blog empowers readers to make informed decisions about their mental health treatment options, recognizing both the promises and limitations of TMS therapy.
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April 7, 2024
Outpatient Psychiatric Care with Kara Guglielmo
Meet Kara Gullielmo and learn why and how she delivers exceptional mental health services at Axis Integrated Mental Health.
March 16, 2024
Ross Van Allen: Triumph Over Adversity in Psychiatric Care
The blog explores Dr. Ross Van Allen's transformative journey from adversity to becoming a dedicated psychiatric provider. Rooted in personal struggles, Ross's decision to shift career paths after battling depression and anxiety led to a profound commitment to mental health care. Read more to learn more about our amazing psychiatric care giver Ross Van Allen.
March 15, 2024
Meet Our TMS Technician Skye Riddick
Meet our newest TMS Technician and CU Boulder grad Skye Riddick. Skye works in our Louisville clinic and has a great passion for art and sushi! Learn more about her journey to mental health and see some of her family photos!
February 21, 2024
Integrated Therapy in Boulder County: A Q&A with Andres Reinhard, LMFT
Join us for an enlightening Q&A session with Andres Reinhard, our exceptional therapist. Andres provides therapy in Boulder County and welcomes new patients seeking transformative mental health support. Andres offers not only a safe haven for exploration but also a diverse toolkit to navigate through defenses, anxieties, and distress. His approach encompasses fostering self-awareness, reinstating worthiness and hope, and nurturing a more enriching life journey. Learn more about what makes Andres an amazing support in your journey to wellness.
February 7, 2024
Effective Online Psychiatry in Colorado with Dr. Bryce Thacker, DNP, PMHNP
Meet Dr. Bryce Thacker, a top online psychiatric provider in Colorado. Learn more about who Bryce is, his love of the Cornhuskers, and what he thinks are effective mental health treatments that he was originally skeptical about. Dr. Thacker brings a wealth of experience, having transitioned from family medicine to specializing in psychiatric care. With a focus on treating resistant depression, he is passionate about serving rural communities, and advocates for increased accessibility to mental health care.
December 1, 2023
December Axis Integrated Mental Health Clinic News
Learn about the latest news from Axis Integrated Mental Health's Clinic Update, December edition.
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March 11, 2024
The 10 Harmful Traits of a Narcissist
The blog identifies the 10 harmful traits associated with narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) and how they affect both the narcissist and those around them. Take our quiz to see if someone in your life is demonstrating narcissistic traits.
March 10, 2024
10 Crushing Ways Growing up with Narcissists Affects Mental Health
Discover how growing up with narcissistic parents can contribute to depression in children. Learn about the effects, coping mechanisms, and the path to recovery. Seek therapy, set boundaries, and practice self-care to overcome the challenges.
February 17, 2024
Applying the Principles of Neuroplasticity to Improve Mental Health
This blog explores the principles of neuroplasticity, emphasizing the brain's ability to reorganize and adapt throughout life. It highlights key concepts such as "use it or lose it," synchronous neural firing, and the role of experience in shaping brain structure and function. The implications of neuroplasticity for mental health and well-being are discussed, including its relevance to stroke rehabilitation, neurodevelopmental disorders, and mood disorders.
February 3, 2024
TMS Therapy for OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
1 in 40 adults suffer from OCD. TMS therapy offers new hope these patients using a non-invasive, and nonpharmacological approach to help heal the brain. Read more to find out if this treatment may benefit you.
December 2, 2023
The Surprising Science of Nutritional Psychiatry: Nourish Your Mind
Did you know that studies show that you could reduce your risk of depression by 25%-35% simply by following a few simple principles of nutritional psychiatry? Read our blog to learn more holistic tips to optimize the gut-mind connection.
March 30, 2023
Anxiety Symptoms in Men Versus Women
Anxiety is one of the most common mental health conditions that affects millions of people worldwide. Learn what anxiety symptoms look like and what traditional and alternative remedies exist to relieve anxiety symptoms.
March 11, 2024
The 10 Harmful Traits of a Narcissist
The blog identifies the 10 harmful traits associated with narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) and how they affect both the narcissist and those around them. Take our quiz to see if someone in your life is demonstrating narcissistic traits.
March 10, 2024
10 Crushing Ways Growing up with Narcissists Affects Mental Health
Discover how growing up with narcissistic parents can contribute to depression in children. Learn about the effects, coping mechanisms, and the path to recovery. Seek therapy, set boundaries, and practice self-care to overcome the challenges.
March 3, 2024
The Benefits and Advantages of TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation)
This blog illuminates the benefits and considerations associated with this innovative treatment for depression. From its non-invasive nature and targeted approach to its potential for side effects and financial implications, TMS therapy offers hope for individuals struggling with treatment-resistant depression while prompting careful consideration of its pros and cons. By providing a balanced perspective, the blog empowers readers to make informed decisions about their mental health treatment options, recognizing both the promises and limitations of TMS therapy.
February 17, 2024
Applying the Principles of Neuroplasticity to Improve Mental Health
This blog explores the principles of neuroplasticity, emphasizing the brain's ability to reorganize and adapt throughout life. It highlights key concepts such as "use it or lose it," synchronous neural firing, and the role of experience in shaping brain structure and function. The implications of neuroplasticity for mental health and well-being are discussed, including its relevance to stroke rehabilitation, neurodevelopmental disorders, and mood disorders.
February 8, 2024
Which is Better: Ketamine Infusions vs. Spravato
If you're interested in understanding if Spravato is a better option than ketamine, read on. While both offer potential benefits, we'll explore why Spravato may be the preferred choice for many patients.
February 3, 2024
TMS Therapy for OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
1 in 40 adults suffer from OCD. TMS therapy offers new hope these patients using a non-invasive, and nonpharmacological approach to help heal the brain. Read more to find out if this treatment may benefit you.
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February 17, 2024
Applying the Principles of Neuroplasticity to Improve Mental Health
This blog explores the principles of neuroplasticity, emphasizing the brain's ability to reorganize and adapt throughout life. It highlights key concepts such as "use it or lose it," synchronous neural firing, and the role of experience in shaping brain structure and function. The implications of neuroplasticity for mental health and well-being are discussed, including its relevance to stroke rehabilitation, neurodevelopmental disorders, and mood disorders.
February 17, 2024
What to do After Ketamine Treatment
As individuals embark on their post-ketamine journey, it is imperative to understand the significance of proactive self-care. This guide underscores what to do after ketamine, emphasizing the principles of neuroplasticity and the pivotal role of therapy in fostering sustained well-being.
February 8, 2024
Which is Better: Ketamine Infusions vs. Spravato
If you're interested in understanding if Spravato is a better option than ketamine, read on. While both offer potential benefits, we'll explore why Spravato may be the preferred choice for many patients.
January 25, 2024
How Can I Find Spravato Treatment Near Me?
Spravato treatment has gained attention as a potential breakthrough for individuals struggling with treatment-resistant depression. As the only FDA-approved and insurance-covered ketamine therapy available to the public, it has been rigorously studied and proven to be safe and effective when administered in-clinic. Many patients have heard about the advances made with this cutting-edge treatment and wondering "How can I find Spravato Treatment near me?" In this blog post, we'll delve into this topic, providing you with a comprehensive guide to finding Spravato treatment centers, sharing our patient reviews, and managing the cost of treatment.
January 7, 2024
A Patient's Inspiring Journey with Long COVID Depression Treatment
Real stories and care that works. Read this interview with a patient who came to Axis Integrated Mental Health for long COVID depression treatment.
December 23, 2023
7 Crucial Reasons to Avoid At-Home Ketamine
Matthew Perry's cause of death exposes some of the risks of at-home ketamine therapy. In this blog, we review some of the crucial considerations between at-home ketamine and in-clinic ketamine.
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March 11, 2024
The 10 Harmful Traits of a Narcissist
The blog identifies the 10 harmful traits associated with narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) and how they affect both the narcissist and those around them. Take our quiz to see if someone in your life is demonstrating narcissistic traits.
March 10, 2024
10 Crushing Ways Growing up with Narcissists Affects Mental Health
Discover how growing up with narcissistic parents can contribute to depression in children. Learn about the effects, coping mechanisms, and the path to recovery. Seek therapy, set boundaries, and practice self-care to overcome the challenges.
March 3, 2024
The Insider's Guide to Mental Health Resources for CU Boulder Students
This blog post provides a clear overview of accessing mental health resources through Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) for CU Boulder students as well as off-campus resources. It covers Colorado's mental health care system, describes the levels of care available, and examples of who to contact for the needed level or condition.
February 21, 2024
Integrated Therapy in Boulder County: A Q&A with Andres Reinhard, LMFT
Join us for an enlightening Q&A session with Andres Reinhard, our exceptional therapist. Andres provides therapy in Boulder County and welcomes new patients seeking transformative mental health support. Andres offers not only a safe haven for exploration but also a diverse toolkit to navigate through defenses, anxieties, and distress. His approach encompasses fostering self-awareness, reinstating worthiness and hope, and nurturing a more enriching life journey. Learn more about what makes Andres an amazing support in your journey to wellness.
February 17, 2024
Applying the Principles of Neuroplasticity to Improve Mental Health
This blog explores the principles of neuroplasticity, emphasizing the brain's ability to reorganize and adapt throughout life. It highlights key concepts such as "use it or lose it," synchronous neural firing, and the role of experience in shaping brain structure and function. The implications of neuroplasticity for mental health and well-being are discussed, including its relevance to stroke rehabilitation, neurodevelopmental disorders, and mood disorders.
February 3, 2024
TMS Treatment for Teenage Depression
The prevalence of teenage depression in Colorado presents a formidable challenge in today's society, casting a shadow over the crucial developmental years of adolescents. Such mental health struggles can permeate various aspects of their lives, straining relationships, hindering academic performance, and diminishing interest in once-enjoyed activities. Left untreated, the consequences of teenage depression may extend into adulthood, impacting future relationships, career trajectories, and overall life satisfaction. In light of this, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) therapy emerges as a promising solution. This non-invasive and precisely targeted intervention focuses on stimulating specific brain regions associated with mood regulation, offering hope for teenagers and their families seeking an innovative and effective approach to alleviate the burdens of depression.
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March 11, 2024
The 10 Harmful Traits of a Narcissist
The blog identifies the 10 harmful traits associated with narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) and how they affect both the narcissist and those around them. Take our quiz to see if someone in your life is demonstrating narcissistic traits.
March 10, 2024
10 Crushing Ways Growing up with Narcissists Affects Mental Health
Discover how growing up with narcissistic parents can contribute to depression in children. Learn about the effects, coping mechanisms, and the path to recovery. Seek therapy, set boundaries, and practice self-care to overcome the challenges.
October 30, 2023
Comparing Depression Treatment Options
Discover the basics about modern depression treatments like Ketamine, Spravato, TMS and Psilocybins.
September 11, 2023
Axis Integrated Mental Health: The Best Mental Health Clinic in Aurora 2023
Discover all the reasons why Axis Integrated Mental Health was named the Best Mental Health Clinic in Aurora in 2023, and what you should look for in a mental health clinic.
February 2, 2023
Preparing for Ketamine Infusion Therapy
Learn how to prepare for ketamine and improve outcomes by reading this guide.
January 15, 2023
How to Ease PTSD Suffering with 1 Astonishingly Simple Lifestyle Change
What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? PTSD stands for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. It is a mental health condition that can develop after someone experiences
March 11, 2024
The 10 Harmful Traits of a Narcissist
The blog identifies the 10 harmful traits associated with narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) and how they affect both the narcissist and those around them. Take our quiz to see if someone in your life is demonstrating narcissistic traits.
March 10, 2024
10 Crushing Ways Growing up with Narcissists Affects Mental Health
Discover how growing up with narcissistic parents can contribute to depression in children. Learn about the effects, coping mechanisms, and the path to recovery. Seek therapy, set boundaries, and practice self-care to overcome the challenges.
February 21, 2024
Integrated Therapy in Boulder County: A Q&A with Andres Reinhard, LMFT
Join us for an enlightening Q&A session with Andres Reinhard, our exceptional therapist. Andres provides therapy in Boulder County and welcomes new patients seeking transformative mental health support. Andres offers not only a safe haven for exploration but also a diverse toolkit to navigate through defenses, anxieties, and distress. His approach encompasses fostering self-awareness, reinstating worthiness and hope, and nurturing a more enriching life journey. Learn more about what makes Andres an amazing support in your journey to wellness.
February 17, 2024
Exploring Art as Therapy
The blog delves into the transformative potential of art therapy as a holistic approach to mental health treatment, advocating for the rediscovery of passions over mere reliance on medications. Insights from therapist interviews offer professional perspectives on techniques, educational requirements, and the universality of art therapy across age groups and disorders. Ultimately, the blog underscores art therapy's significance in providing inclusive, holistic mental health care, advocating for its recognition as a legitimate therapeutic avenue.
September 1, 2023
7 Ketamine Therapy Questions You Should Ask Your Psychiatrist  
Ketamine therapy has gained significant attention as a potential treatment for mental health distress, including treatment-resistant depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), acute suicidality, and more. However, before embarking on this journey, it's crucial to clearly understand if ketamine is the best treatment for you and where to go for treatment. Here are seven essential […]
March 20, 2023
Depression Treatment in Denver
Axis Integrated Mental Health is a leading provider of alternative depression treatments in Denver. Learn more about our treatment options in this blog.
March 15, 2024
Meet Our TMS Technician Skye Riddick
Meet our newest TMS Technician and CU Boulder grad Skye Riddick. Skye works in our Louisville clinic and has a great passion for art and sushi! Learn more about her journey to mental health and see some of her family photos!
March 3, 2024
The Benefits and Advantages of TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation)
This blog illuminates the benefits and considerations associated with this innovative treatment for depression. From its non-invasive nature and targeted approach to its potential for side effects and financial implications, TMS therapy offers hope for individuals struggling with treatment-resistant depression while prompting careful consideration of its pros and cons. By providing a balanced perspective, the blog empowers readers to make informed decisions about their mental health treatment options, recognizing both the promises and limitations of TMS therapy.
February 17, 2024
Applying the Principles of Neuroplasticity to Improve Mental Health
This blog explores the principles of neuroplasticity, emphasizing the brain's ability to reorganize and adapt throughout life. It highlights key concepts such as "use it or lose it," synchronous neural firing, and the role of experience in shaping brain structure and function. The implications of neuroplasticity for mental health and well-being are discussed, including its relevance to stroke rehabilitation, neurodevelopmental disorders, and mood disorders.
February 3, 2024
TMS Therapy for OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
1 in 40 adults suffer from OCD. TMS therapy offers new hope these patients using a non-invasive, and nonpharmacological approach to help heal the brain. Read more to find out if this treatment may benefit you.
February 3, 2024
TMS Treatment for Teenage Depression
The prevalence of teenage depression in Colorado presents a formidable challenge in today's society, casting a shadow over the crucial developmental years of adolescents. Such mental health struggles can permeate various aspects of their lives, straining relationships, hindering academic performance, and diminishing interest in once-enjoyed activities. Left untreated, the consequences of teenage depression may extend into adulthood, impacting future relationships, career trajectories, and overall life satisfaction. In light of this, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) therapy emerges as a promising solution. This non-invasive and precisely targeted intervention focuses on stimulating specific brain regions associated with mood regulation, offering hope for teenagers and their families seeking an innovative and effective approach to alleviate the burdens of depression.
January 26, 2024
TMS Coverage Exists in 16 State Medicaid Programs – Except in Colorado
While TMS gains recognition as a highly effective, medication-free treatment for depression and anxiety, it is still out of reach for Colorado's Medicaid patients. It's a tale of disparities and gaps, with 16 states embracing the potential of TMS under Medicaid, leaving us to ponder the notable absence of this groundbreaking therapy in the Centennial State. Read more to understand why we are taking a stand on this important issue, and find hope.
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