From Our Experts

Mental Health Topics Discussed
by Members of Our Expert Staff

Welcome to Our New Initiative!

Four Winds Saratoga is pleased to create this new page on our website that is dedicated to sharing the knowledge of our staff with our online community.  We hope these articles will educate, inspire and help guide you to a broader understanding and acceptance of mental health issues.   Check back here monthly for new articles written by our clinical team.

May, 2017                                                                                 


"What's Right With Me? The Virtues of Positive Psychology"

Author: Joseph Commisso, Ph.D.
Director of Child and Adolescent Services

Positive Psychology is a relatively new and robust field of Psychology that focuses on strengths as well as weaknesses, building on the best things in our lives not just repairing the worst, and the virtues that enable people to thrive and improve well-being.  This article talks about the use of Positive Psychology within a therapist office, at home, and in school. 
Published: May 5, 2017

June, 2017                                                                                 


"Understanding Addiction as a Treatable Disease"

Author: Jillian Goldfine, MS.Ed., LMHC, CASAC
Therapist and Treatment Coordinator,
            Adult Partial and Intensive Outpatient Programs

People with addiction concerns have a disease, and similar to other diseases, they can and do recover with the right combination of support and treatment services. This article talks about the disease model of addiction and the types of therapy found to be most effective in treating the disease. 
Published: June 5, 2017


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