Eric L. Patterson, LPC, is a professional counselor in western Pennsylvania working for over a decade to help his clients live happier lives. By night, he is a dad, husband, runner and freelance writer specializing in transferring his mental health knowledge and experience into clear, actionable content for his readers.
Recently, Eric’s writing has expanded to a lighter side with Consume Review Repeat. Whether the topic is as serious as the impacts of anxiety or as silly as the best iced coffees around, Eric strives to keep his writing sharp, engaging and enlightening.
Eric loves his daughters, indie rock music and all things zombies. Read more about Eric and his writing on his website.
Bipolar and sleep might seem like they're mutually exclusive sometimes, but they don't have to be. Consider these tips for sleeping well.
Understanding bipolar begins with answering questions like what is bipolar? How do you explain bipolar to others? How can you understand it better?
Bipolar and manic depression are used interchangeably at times, but in reality, manic depression is a completely outdated term.
Dialectical behavior therapy is a spinoff of cognitive behavioral therapy that is helpful for a range of mental health issues.
The symptoms of bipolar depend on the type of bipolar disorder a person has. Here are some bipolar symptoms to be aware of in yourself or a loved one.
Helping someone with bipolar can be difficult because understanding bipolar and helping someone else notice the change in themselves is a delicate endeavor.
Not everyone with bipolar disorder will experience bipolar psychosis, but some will experience the condition that leads to flawed perceptions of reality.
A bipolar manic episode can have a devastating impact. Learn how to prevent, reduce and cope with mania to better manage your condition.
If you have been diagnosed with bipolar, you should learn more about the condition, its signs, and its causes. Let's look at what causes bipolar disorder.
Many people ask if it’s possible to work with bipolar disorder, and the answer is yes! Eric and Sharon share their tips on bipolar disorder and work.