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Local Church Sermon Series On Mental Health Topics

on October 2, 2019
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Church Unlimited, a popular local church, headed up by Pastor Bil Cornelius, recently started a series of sermons on mental health topics; the series is called “Why Am I Not Happy?”

Those persons with spiritual or religious beliefs might find these sermons to be very beneficial. Quite frankly, even those that are not religious, might benefit from Pastor’s Bil…

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Freespira Breathing System Now Offered (Panic Attack Treatment)

on May 6, 2016
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Dr. Fisher is pleased to announce that he now offers Freespira Breathing System. Freespira is an FDA-approved prescriptive device for the treatment of panic disorder (“panic attacks” or “anxiety attacks”). Freespira can be thought of “breathing retraining” through biofeedback. This clinically proven at-home therapy addresses a key physiological component of panic disorder (carbon dioxide imbalances). The Freespira System includes a handheld…

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Dr. Fisher Television Interview (PTSD)

on February 28, 2015
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Dr. Christopher Fisher recently conducted a television interview with KRIS TV to discuss Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).  The interview was placed directly after news that Eddie Ray Routh was found guilty of killing Chris Kyle, and that the killer might have suffered from PTSD. Dr. Fisher was not speaking to the court case ruling as the video implies, but instead he provided general information about PTSD during…

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New Panic Attack Treatment Informational Website Launched

on December 10, 2014
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We are pleased to announce that Dr. Fisher launched a new panic attack (panic disorder) treatment informational website today: PanicIntervention.com. This website was created to highlight Dr. Fisher’s work with patients who suffer from panic disorder with or without agoraphobia as well as to raise awareness of an effective, research guided behavioral treatment of panic attacks called Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) with…

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Anti-Depressant + CBT Is More Effective Than Anti-Psychotic Medication For OCD

on October 17, 2013
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A recent study in JAMA Psychiatry showed that for those with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) who failed to respond to front-line anti-depressant medication, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) was a significantly more effective second, additive treatment option than anti-psychotic medication.

The study utilized a specific form of CBT called Exposure Therapy with Response Prevention, which is an empirically validated behavioral treatment for OCD. All…

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