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Bright Harbor Healthcare Announces Appointment of Chief Operations Officer

Bayville, NJ—December 1, 2022 —Bright Harbor Healthcare has announced that Ms. Kathy Greene, MBA, MSW, LCSW, will assume the newly created position of Chief Operations Officer, effective December 1, 2022. Ms. Greene began her career at Bright Harbor Healthcare, formerly Ocean Mental Health Services, in 1998 as a Residential Services Case Manager and currently serves …

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Anger Iceberg 101: Investigating Anger and Mental Health

Anger Iceberg 101: Investigating Anger and Mental Health 

When does anger become a problem? Anger becomes a problem when it negatively affects your health, well-being, and others around you. Now, don’t get me wrong, anger is a valid emotion. Anger is a very strong emotion, which often is the forefront emotion that presents itself in situations to express how we feel. But did …

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Considering TMS in New Jersey? Review Our TMS Success Stories

Considering TMS in New Jersey? Review Our TMS Success Stories

If you’ve tried therapy and medications but nothing seems to alleviate your depression, then you may want to consider transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). Perhaps you’ve heard of TMS before but never thought it could be right for you. Maybe you’ve avoided looking into it since it sounds a little scary. We promise, there’s nothing to …

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Jim Cooney of Bright Harbor Healthcare Announces Retirement

Bright Harbor Health has recently announced the retirement of James M. Cooney, LCSW. For nearly thirteen years, he has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Bright Harbor Healthcare, formally Ocean Mental Health Services. Under Mr. Cooney’s leadership, Bright Harbor Healthcare has grown dramatically not just in size, but in complexity, competency, and innovation. With …

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TMS Therapy in NJ: How and Where to Get Started

TMS Therapy in NJ: How and Where to Get Started

Have you been considering TMS therapy in NJ but aren’t sure who to turn to?  Bright Harbor Healthcare is here for you. Let’s start with reviewing what exactly TMS is. TMS therapy was designed to assist adults who are struggling with depression and are not benefitting from antidepressant medication and talk therapy. It’s important to …

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TMS Depression Treatment in NJ: Step by Step What to Expect

TMS Depression Treatment in NJ: Step by Step What to Expect

Depression is significantly on the rise.  New Jersey is home to more than 6 million adults.  The national prevalence rate for Adults with depression is 8.4%.  That means more than 57,000 adults in NJ are suffering from depression. The most common forms of treatment for depression are medications and talk therapy.  But what do you …

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How Crisis Stabilization Services in NJ Can Help Struggling Adults

How Crisis Stabilization Services in NJ Can Help Struggling Adults

“I’m not experiencing a mental health crisis, I just need my meds.” As counselors who work in a mental health crisis program, this is something we commonly hear from clients every day. In some cases, this might be true. However, in other circumstances, a mental health crisis may be bubbling up just below the surface. …

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Investigating The Effectiveness of TMS for Depression

Investigating The Effectiveness of TMS for Depression

Here comes the sun and summertime vibes!  And while the beautiful weather can have such a significant impact on improving our mental health, for many adults, it will not. This is where TMS for depression comes in. The CDC tells us the following about depression in adults age 18 or older: 4.7% of adults, 18 …

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LGBTQ+ Mental Health: How to Help and Support Each Other

Break out your rainbow flags and gather your glitter. It’s Pride Month, ya’ll! For those who might not know, the first pride parade was a riot. On June 28th, 1969, the local police raided the Stonewall Inn, an underground LGBTQ+ bar in the Greenwich Village section of Manhattan. Following numerous incidents of harassment and violence …

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