Eric L. Patterson, LPC, is a professional counselor in western Pennsylvania, who has been 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.
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Anxiety and migraines go hand in hand when you constantly worry about when the next migraines will hit, where you'll be, and how bad it might become.
If you have migraines, chances are you have depression as well. This common coexistence is due to the bidirectional nature of migraines and depression.
Have you considered seeing a therapist? Counselor Eric Patterson discusses the ways therapy for migraines can help.
Migraine sufferer Barbara Leech and counselor Eric Patterson share their tips for a happy marriage with migraines in the picture.
If you have a friend or loved one who lives with migraine, read on to learn how to help with a migraine and how to avoid making things worse.
If you have migraines paired with depression and treatment has been unsuccessfully able to manage either, you may actually have bipolar migraines.
Many people have trouble understanding migraines. Consider these tips for coping with a lack of understanding and educating the people in your life.
The interaction between stress and migraines is a delicate one to balance as the pain triggers stress and the stress triggers pain.
Even people who suffer from severe migraines have good days, but often spend too much time trying to reduce negatives than figuring out how to enjoy life.