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Mood disorders are mental health conditions that impact an individual’s mood and behavior. When a person’s thoughts and behavior choices are impacted by mood, it can affect daily activities, communication, and relationships. Common mood disorders include major depressive disorder, dysthymia, bipolar disorder, and seasonal affective disorder. Knowing how to manage your mood through the guidance, knowledge, and support of a counselor is an important way to avoid it’s potential negative consequences.

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Tara Javidan

Director of Professional Outreach

Tara Javidan empowers her patients to seek out self-honesty and recognition in order to obtain a clear understanding of how their mood impacts their own lives and the lives of others. With a history of working with individuals in both inpatient and outpatient treatment centers, Tara understands that mood disorders can impact behaviors and habits across a wide spectrum. She utilizes different behavioral therapy approaches to treat patients who are coping with mood shifts and swings. Tara specializes in the integration of CBT, DBT, and ACT as a way of assisting in the treatment of mood disorders.

Jessica Masbaum

Clinical Supervisor

Jessica Masbaum provides a therapeutic setting that is centered around understanding and patience. This is essential for individuals who are seeking out help to overcome and heal from the effects of alcoholism. Jessica delivers an integrative approach that is comprised of many different practices such as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Family Systems, Internal Family Systems, and Psychodynamic Trauma Processing. She believes in combining and integrating these different methods of therapy to facilitate and deliver appropriate and effective ways to treat addiction, substance abuse, and alcoholism.