Category Archives: Mental Health

What is neurofeedback?

Video on EEG Neurofeedback featuring Sue and Siegfried Othmer. Learn how self-regulation training allows the system (the central nervous system)…

The Power of Neurofeedback Treatment in Mental Health Care

Mental health issues are complex, often requiring a comprehensive approach to treatment. Traditional therapies like medication and psychotherapy play important…

What to Expect as a Young Adult Seeking Help for ADHD at Yellowbrick

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can bring about unique challenges, especially for young adults going through the transition from adolescence…

What are the Causes of Personality Disorders?

Personality disorders can significantly impact an individual’s life, affecting their relationships, emotions, and overall well-being. At Yellowbrick, we specialize in…

The Extreme Experiences Program for Emerging Adults

When it comes to treating mental health issues in emerging adults, innovation is important to unlocking new pathways to healing…

The Importance of Nurturing Mental Health in Young Adults

The mental well-being of young adults often takes a backseat to the demands of academics, career aspirations, and social pressures….

What to Expect from Treatment for Co-Occurring Psychotic Disorders

Facing the challenges of co-occurring psychotic disorders as a young adult can feel overwhelming as there can be many uncertainties…

What to Expect During PHP Treatment for Young Adults

At Yellowbrick, our Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) offers a comprehensive and supportive environment for individuals seeking intensive treatment while maintaining…

Coping Skills Learned in Outpatient Mental Health Treatment

Experiencing the challenges of mental health in young adulthood requires a comprehensive approach that goes beyond traditional interventions. At Yellowbrick,…

The Power of Mindfulness in Substance Abuse Treatment

Choosing to utilize substance abuse treatment is an important step toward recovery and healing. At Yellowbrick, we recognize the pivotal…

The Role of Medication in OCD Treatment at Yellowbrick

Making the decision to get help for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) through treatment is a significant step toward reclaiming a life…

Understanding Yellowbrick’s Trauma Recovery Program

At Yellowbrick, we recognize that the impact of traumatic experiences extends far beyond the realms of the mind and emotions—it…

The Benefits of Occupational Therapy for Emerging Adults with Mental Illness

At Yellowbrick, we believe in comprehensive approaches to mental health. In this blog, we dive into the benefits that occupational…

Identifying Signs of Personality Disorders in Emerging Adulthood

As emerging adults embark on the journey of adulthood, it’s not uncommon to face various challenges and uncertainties. For some,…

Examining the Connection: Exercise and Mental Health

In the vibrant tapestry of young adulthood, the link between exercise and mental health and well-being emerges as a powerful…

Unlocking the Benefits of dTMS for Emerging Adults

As emerging adults navigate the complexities of life, the pursuit of mental well-being becomes paramount. Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (dTMS)…

What to Look for in Mental Health Treatment for Emerging Adults

Deciding to get help for mental health issues is a huge step toward healing and feeling more like yourself –…

Some Helpful Ways to Manage Stress When You’re Struggling

Everyone experiences stress from time to time. It’s normal to be stressed, specifically when you are overwhelmed, overworked, or are…

Managing Mental Wellness While Creating a Sustaining Family Culture with Dr. Jesse Viner & Dr. Bryn Jessup

View Podcast This week, it is my pleasure to speak with Dr. Jesse Viner, CEO & Chief Medical Officer and…

Making a Plan for Mental Health Safety

Young, emerging adults who struggle with mental health issues can utilize skills they’ve learned to help better manage symptoms of…

Some Effective Ways to Deal With Social Anxiety

It’s normal to not feel comfortable in any and every scenario. But, social anxiety is more than feeling uncomfortable from…

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    Bipolar Disorder

    A mental health condition that’s characterized by intense shifts in mood including both manic and depressive episodes.

    Major Depressive Disorder

    People living with Major Depressive Disorder, or MDD, experience episodes of depression and sadness that are debilitating to daily life.

    Anxiety Disorders

    Those living with anxiety disorders experience high levels of anxiety and stress that interfere negatively with daily life.

    Neuroatypical “Spectrum” Individuals and their Families

    These individuals often experience an extended period of anxiety and disruption as the young person ages out of the structured support settings available through the educational and social services systems.

    Thought Disorder

    A mental health issue in which a person’s cognitive function is impaired, resulting in symptoms like experiencing challenges with conducting speech, reading and writing, and behavior.

    Personality Disorders

    Mental health disorders that negatively affect a person’s behaviors, thought patterns, and function. People diagnosed with these disorders experience challenges with managing relationships and understanding various situations.


    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a mental health condition that people can develop as a result of experiencing traumatic situations, characterized by symptoms including flashbacks, avoidance behaviors, and more.


    A mental health condition that is characterized by specific symptoms of forgetfulness and lack of concentration, which makes it challenging to complete necessary tasks.

    Eating Disorders

    Mental health conditions that interfere with a person’s eating habits, thought patterns, and behaviors in negative ways.


    A mental health disorder diagnosable with the DSM-5 that is characterized by both obsessions and compulsive behaviors.

    Adopted Individuals and Families

    We are committed to the developing specialized services for adopted emerging adults and their families.