Premarital Counseling

James E. DelGenio MS, LCPC Premarital counseling can help ensure that you and your partner have a strong, healthy relationship. This will give you a better chance for a stable and satisfying marriage. Premarital counseling can also help you identify weaknesses that may become larger problems during marriage. Good marriages don’t happen by accident. Many issues can be resolved prior …

Q & A Mood disorders with substance abuse

Mood Disorders and relationships disorders 2 with Alcohol and substance abuse Questions and Answers 1. What is a mood disorder? 2. Why shouldn’t you drink alcohol if you are not an alcoholic? 3. Why are depression and alcoholism often found in the same individual? 4. What is dual diagnosis? 5. What is addiction? 6. What are the symptoms of a …

Mood disorders and alcohol use

James E. DelGenio MS, LCPC Why are mood disorders and alcoholism often found in the same individual? The answers here are not completely understood. Some doctors have told me that the sites in the brain that are affected by mood disorders are the same sites affected by addiction. Regardless of the chemistry, research has shown that just casual use of …