Virtual Reality and Therapy – Overview of VR and Headsets

MHConcierge has posted several articles in the last year about using virtual reality (VR) for therapy.  It is evident that VR is a “thing,” and therapists need to know enough about VR to make an informed decision about whether to incorporate it into their practice. This will be the first of several MHConcierge posts about VR.  We will start with a brief overview of VR and VR headsets.  Future posts will discuss more specific use of VR with certain disorders, mainly anxiety disorders including social anxiety, phobias, and PTSD, but also pain disorders.  And, it can be potentially helpful for

Clinical Care Demands and Sleep Quality

Clinical Care Demands and Sleep Quality

During this prolonged siege of COVID-19, every facet of our lifestyle and daily activity has been called into question or challenged in some way. Sleep has been a casualty of these extraordinary times. It is obvious that insufficient sleep, night after night, will cripple our daytime focus, energy levels and mental clarity.  We are all familiar with the feelings of surgency and buoyancy that derive from a solid night’s slumber. We are better prepared for the rigors of the day.  Our stress tolerance is greater, and we are less likely to be irked by trifling matters.  For those in practice,