Healthy Minds Announces New, Holistic Addiction Treatment Program

Healthy Minds Announces New, Holistic Addiction Treatment Program A Dire Problem In Las Vegas, Substance Use Disorders Are Treatable    Las Vegas, Nevada, May 15, 2018 – Recognizing a dire community need, Healthy Minds is announcing the launch of its new Substance Use Disorder (SUD) program. Spearheaded by Melissa Paller, LCSW, Healthy Minds’ Clinical Director, [...]

By |May 16th, 2018|Addiction Treatment|0 Comments

Meet Melissa Paller, the Hula Dancing Founder of Healthy Minds’ Substance Use Disorder Program

Imagine this: it’s the 1970s. You’re a young girl of Chinese, Portuguese, and Hawaiian descent living in Hawaii, your cultural home. Your parents move from Hawaii to rural Idaho, where you’re now one of two children in the whole school with dark skin. You primarily speak Hawaiian Pidgin English, a creole language, ensuring that you’re [...]

By |May 14th, 2018|Team Stories|0 Comments

Healthy Minds’ Medical Director, Dr. Lisa Durette, Nominated For Las Vegas Top Doc

Dr. Lisa Durette, Medical Director at Healthy Minds and 6-time Las Vegas Top Doc award recipient. Healthy Minds is proud to announce that our Medical Director, Dr. Lisa Durette, has been nominated for a 2018 Las Vegas Top Doc award by My Vegas Magazine. Dr. Durette, MD, DFAPA, DFAACAP, has previously been awarded [...]

By |May 7th, 2018|psychiatry|0 Comments

Help us spread the word about Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week!

Did you know that May is Mental Health Awareness Month and next week is Children's Mental Health Awareness Week? These public awareness campaigns are intended to help expel myths, inform the public, and show support for the millions of people affected by mental health issues. At Healthy Minds', we want to do our part to [...]

By |May 3rd, 2018|mental health|0 Comments

Contact Your Senators Today To Urge Mental Health Vote!

This important message is reprinted from The American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP):   IT’S NOT TOO LATE! CONTACT YOUR SENATORS TODAY TO URGE MENTAL HEALTH VOTE [aacap.informz.net] It is not too late; we still need you to contact both of your U.S. Senators today on behalf of CAPs and your patients [aacap.informz.net]. It [...]

By |September 23rd, 2016|mental health|0 Comments

Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week – James Framo: Theory in Clinical Practice

This week’s Healthy Minds “Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week” is intended to provoke thought and discussion pertaining to James L. Framo’s work as it relates to theory of change, the role of the therapist, and therapeutic techniques. James Framo is considered a pioneer within the field of marriage and family therapy. Mr. Framo [...]

Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week – Virginia Satir: Theory in Clinical Practice

This week’s Healthy Minds “Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week” is intended to provoke thought and discussion pertaining to Virginia Satir’s work as it relates to theory of change, the role of the therapist, and therapeutic techniques. Virginia Satir is considered a pioneer within the field of marriage and family therapy. Her views toward [...]

By |March 12th, 2015|Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week|0 Comments

Intergenerational Patterns

This week’s Healthy Minds “Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week” pertains to Intergenerational Patterns within Family Systems. In a previous “Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week” we looked at “Family Therapy w/o Child Present” and examined the nuances how “Family Therapy w/o Child Present” is different from “Individual Psychotherapy.” The intention of this “Therapeutic Thoughts [...]

Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week: Goal Setting – Long Term Goal vs Short Term Steps (Goals)

This week’s Healthy Minds “Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week” pertains to the concept of “goal setting.” During this time of year, many individuals think about setting New Year’s resolutions with the earnest intent on making new and positive changes in the upcoming New Year as well as intend on potentially accomplishing or fulfilling [...]

By |December 29th, 2014|psychology, Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week|0 Comments

Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week: Attachment in the Context of Multiple Caregivers

Some of our Healthy Minds providers recently participated in the Early Childhood Service Intensity Instrument (ECSII) training which is a tool to assist providers caring for young children to determine intensity of services for infants, toddlers, and children from ages 0-5 years. The ECSII is targeted to children and their families with emotional, [...]