August 20, 2019
E-cigarettes Through the Eyes of a Loudoun County Teen Walk into any high school or middle school bathroom. Do you smell something fruity? Something minty? That’s not air freshener. Our school bathrooms have turned into Juul Rooms. The administrators sometimes even lock the bathrooms because so many kids are vaping…Read More
August 6, 2019
Is Contemporary Culture Re-defining ADHD?: Lessons Derived from Limitless
For an eight year old movie, the issues that Limitless raise remain as contemporary as ever: What are the actual indications for stimulant pills? What does it say about those living in modern, western culture that they seem simply unable to function without them in modern workplace culture? If so, does…Read More
July 16, 2019
What to Expect When Starting Suboxone
In 2016, in the United States: 51,969 persons died from an opioid overdose 1 million people suffered from an Opioid Use disorder Yet only about 20% of these individuals received treatment for this chronic brain disease In 2017, Virginia saw: 1,534 fatal drug overdoses, most of which were related to…Read More
June 25, 2019
Does Your Psychiatric Diagnosis Matter?
The answer to this question is most a resounding yes for most patients, families, and, insurance companies. But for the millions of practicing therapists, counselors, psychologists and psychiatrists, we may not get such enthusiastic agreement on this answer. Why is that? The answer may lie in how psychiatric diagnoses are…Read More
January 19, 2019
Are You SAD?
Do any of these sound like you during the winter months? Have a depressed mood more days than not Loss of interest or pleasure in activities you once enjoyed Increase in appetite, especially for carbohydrates Increased sleep Loss of energy or increased fatigue despite extra sleep Increase in restlessness or…Read More
October 16, 2018
Over the Counter and Psychiatric Medications: Helpful or Dangerous Combination?
Over the counter medications (OTC’s): many of us have relied on them for day-to-day ailments. Be it for coughs, colds, headaches, fever, minor sprains, allergies, or aches and pains, we’ve all found ourselves meandering into our local pharmacy seeking relief from these minor but pesky symptoms. In fact, studies have…Read More
June 6, 2018
Dr. Anand Answers Questions About Psychiatric Medications
Am I on the right medication? How do I know if it is working? These are among the most common questions I get asked by patients. Naturally it stems from people wanting to learn more about their medications, including how they work. I try to set up realistic expectations for…Read More
October 11, 2017
Small Business Finalist Spotlight: Insight Into Action Therapy
Check out the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Finalist Spotlight: Insight Into Action TherapyRead More
June 23, 2016
Welcome to the Insight Into Action blog!
Hello and welcome to the Insight Into Action blog! I just finished reading Platform: Get Noticed In A Noisy World by Michael Hyatt. This York Times Bestseller gives a step-by-step guide of how to communicate with a larger audience. This nudged us to put our insights about Platform into action by developing this blog. Our…Read More