“When it comes to alcohol and substance [misuse], isolation, broadly speaking, is the most savage symptom [people] struggle with psychologically,” says Kevin Gilliland, PsyD, a licensed clinical psychologist and the executive director of Innovation360, an outpatient counseling service that works with people living with substance use disorder. This is one major reason he says there’s been such […]
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We had the good fortune of connecting with Kevin Gilliland and we’ve shared our conversation below. Hi Kevin, we’d love to hear more about how you thought about starting your own business? It was really basic, the healthcare system for mental health issues simply doesn’t offer us the services that many people need. I’ve been […]
Drug and alcohol-related overdoses have been on the rise since the onset of the pandemic. Addiction specialist Dr. Kevin Gilliland joins LX News to explain why talking about addiction is so important to help understand the root of the problem. Watch the video here.
Kevin Gilliland, Psy.D., a clinical psychologist in Dallas, believes some of this shame and misinformation exists because “not all diagnoses are equal.” There’s a hierarchy of sorts when it comes to how we look at different conditions. “People are more than willing to talk about their high blood pressure, but a lot less willing to talk […]
Despite being in the midst of an opioid epidemic that continues to get worse, many Americans, it turns out, aren’t quite sure what the most common opioids actually are, as highlighted in a new survey of 1,000 people. Conducted by health technology company DrFirst, which includes a network of over 300,000 health-care providers, the survey found that only one […]
As the fall semester quickly approaches, college students in the U.S. may feel a mix of emotions while trying to determine how to socialize, handle changing academic formats, and prioritize their mental health. College is already a demanding time for students, and the coronavirus pandemic has been a new and unexpected stressor since the spring. […]
“Communication is hard enough when things are relatively quiet in our lives but in the midst of a crisis or stress, emotions make communication challenging and require a great deal of effort to ensure that misunderstandings are minimized,” explains licensed clinical psychologist, Kevin Gilliland, Psy.D., Executive Director of Innovation 360. Now is the time to be flexible […]
Everyone struggles with body image at some point, but it’s typically something you can work through with some help. If you’re in the habit of tearing yourself down, you first need to acknowledge that it’s a problem before you can begin reflecting more positively on the parts you’re so quick to criticize. With time and practice, you might […]
As we start emerging from our caves and re-entering the world little by little, there are some people who will feel unbridled enthusiasm as they pack their calendar with as much as they can, and others who—despite being somewhat socially starved—might feel anxious at only the thought of it, hesitant to start interacting just yet. “There are […]
A global pandemic, police killings, civil unrest, soaring unemployment: 2020 has been fraught with anxiety-producing events — and it’s only June. “I have never seen such a convergence of the pillars of our life. All of them have been shaken,” says Dr. Kevin Gilliland, a clinical psychologist, director of Innovation360 and member of PEOPLE’s Health Squad While […]
- Historical Roots of Polarization: Democracy or Oligarchy? October 24, 2020In "How the South Won the Civil War: Oligarchy, Democracy and the Continuing Fight for the Soul of America," Heather Cox Richardson provides a history of the two opposing ideas that may be the source of the political polarization seen today.
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