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About Blue Ocean Mental Health
According to Harvard Business Review, W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne wrote one of the most influential articles of all time: “Blue Ocean Strategy.”
In the field of business, the Blue Ocean represents a vast, unknown and uncontested space where you have the freedom to explore and create your own market. Likewise, in our life journeys, if we had the freedom to find our own place, focus on our own strengths and competencies, the opportunities are endless.
Everyone has a different path and while the challenge is daunting, the potential rewards are worth the effort. Also, it’s important to recognize that it’s not easy to deal with mental health alone and asking for help is the first step. We at Blue Ocean Mental Health provide a safe place where we strive to embark on this venture with you and provide resources to help guide the journey. The goal is to collaborate in a safe place to help you find your way, your stability, your happiness.
Esder Shin, NP
“The decision to seek treatment can be difficult and complex. You might be struggling with a challenging emotion in your mind, a difficult transition in your life, or a sense of dissatisfaction with yourself. My goal is for you to gain a better understanding of yourself while we work on self-actualization and satisfaction in life.”
Areas of Expertise
Depression (major depressive disorder) is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, think & act. Fortunately, it is also treatable.
Examples of anxiety disorders include generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder (social phobia), specific phobias and separation anxiety disorder.
Children with ADHD may have trouble paying attention, controlling impulsive behaviors (may act without thinking about what the result will be), or be overly active.
Everyone deals with some stress regularly. For some, it can sometimes take over other emotional health and become too much of a burden to manage.
A panic attack is a feeling of sudden and intense anxiety. Panic attacks can also have physical symptoms, including shaking, feeling disorientated, nausea, rapid, irregular heartbeats, dry mouth, breathlessness, sweating and dizziness.
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a common mental health condition where a person has obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviours. OCD can affect men, women and children.
Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder in which people interpret reality abnormally, and may result in some combination of hallucinations, delusions, and extremely disordered thinking.
There is a commonly held misconception that eating disorders are a lifestyle choice. Eating disorders are actually serious and often become fatal illnesses.
Grief is an emotional and strong reaction. It is a natural reaction to a significant loss. People who are grieving may feel overwhelmed by loneliness or sadness.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event.
Bipolar disorder is a brain disorder that causes changes in a person's mood, energy, and ability to function.
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