4 Key Tricks to Raise Resilience

Resilience is a huge buzz word these days— but what even is it? Resilience, in its most simple form, is your flexibility.  It’s how well you stand back up after being knocked down— or how you weather stress.  It’s no wonder that we’re hearing about it— well, everywhere. Here are some quick and easy tips to help you […]

3 Things We Learned from the American Society of Ketamine Physicians’ Conference

The American Society of Ketamine Physicians (ASKP) convened on 19-21 September at the Gaylord Rocky Mountain Resort in Denver, Colorado. The American Society of Ketamine Physicians (ASKP) convened on 19-21 September at the Gaylord Rocky Mountain Resort in Denver, Colorado. The excitement of the crowd sparkled, at ASKP’s national conference, almost as much as the […]

How To Prevent Migraines

How To Prevent Migraines - Alchemy Wellness in Richmond VA

Migraines are a type of headache characterized by severe throbbing pain, often accompanied by other symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light or sound. They can be incredibly debilitating, leading to significant disruption in daily activities.

About Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy

Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy For Mood & Pain Syndromes Ketamine-assisted therapy (KAT) uses a client-centered approach to help you get the most out of your ketamine session. KAT is completely voluntary, and the treatment process will be explained to you at the beginning of the session. You are free to end the KAT session at any time. […]

Exercises That Can Help Ease Depression Symptoms

Exercises That Can Help Ease Depression Symptoms - VA

Depression is a common mental health disorder that causes persistent sadness, loss of interest, low motivation, and hopelessness. According to statistics, depression affects over 17 million American adults every year.

What Causes OCD Compulsions?

What Causes OCD Compulsions? - Alchemy Wellness in VA

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition that is characterized by recurring, unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors (compulsions) that a person feels driven to perform in order to alleviate anxiety or distress.

When Was Depression Discovered?

Depression is a common and often debilitating mental health disorder that can affect people of all ages, cultures, and backgrounds. While the experience of feeling depressed is not new, the concept of depression as a medical condition has a somewhat more recent history. In this article, we’ll explore the evolution of our understanding of depression, […]

Bipolar Disorder & Panic Disorder Comorbidity

  Bipolar disorder and panic disorder are two common mental health illnesses that can cause devastating impairment and interference with daily life. But did you know there is a connection between bipolar disorder and panic disorder? Studies have shown that up to 21 percent of people with bipolar disorder will also develop some form of […]

Psychedelics and Michael Pollan’s How To Change Your Mind

Many of you may be aware of Michael Pollan’s recent number one New York Times best seller How To Change Your Mind. Perhaps you have read the book, heard him interviewed on myriad podcasts, or perhaps you have seen the adopted Netflix series. If you have not, I would encourage you to give it a […]