Author Archives: Yoon Im Kane

How Therapists are Different Than Your Friends

In this video post Yoon Im Kane, LCSW talks about the difference between talking with your friends and the healing structured environment that a therapist provides.  It is something to consider when thinking about taking that first step towards a … Continue reading

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What’s Binge Eating Disorder?

I notice people respond with confusion and skepticism when I explain my specialty as a therapist who treats Binge eating disorder. They ask “What’s the difference between eating too much and binge eating?” All types of binging are ways to … Continue reading

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Facing the Social Stigma of Bipolar Disorder

While most people have heard about bipolar disorder, the majority don’t truly understand it.  Learn about common misconceptions surrounding bipolar disorder and get the truth about the condition.  

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Using Creative Outlets to Manage Bipolar Disorder

Do you love to dance? Play an instrument? Draw or write? Creative activities like these are great tools for managing a mental health condition.  

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What Therapy Can Do for Bipolar Disorder

Continuing in this video series Yoon Im Kane along with other patients and a fellow colleague discuss Bipolar disorder.  Along with medication, psychotherapy – or talk therapy – is generally a very useful form of treatment for bipolar disorder.  Hear … Continue reading

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How to Recognize and Treat a Manic Episode

In this video series Yoon Im Kane along with other patients and a fellow colleague discuss Bipolar disorder.  Bipolar disorder is characterized by mood swings from extreme highs to extreme lows.  Those highs are called manic episodes.  Find out the … Continue reading

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