173: Owning Bipolar
Published July 25, 2019
48 min
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    “Don’t be afraid. You are not alone.” - Michael Pipich

    Today we have Michael Pipich on the podcast. Pippich is a licensed Marriage and Family therapist, and has treated a wide range of mental disorders and relationship problems in adults and adolescents for over 30 years. Michael is also a national speaker on Bipolar Disorder and has been featured on radio and in print media on a variety of topics. His latest book is Owning Bipolar: How Patients and Families Can Take Control of Bipolar Disorder.

    In this episode we discuss:

    • The main characteristics of bipolar disorder
    • The three main types of bipolar
    • The suicidal potential among bipolar
    • Michael’s three-phase approach to treat patients with bipolar
    • The benefits of mania
    • The link between bipolar and creativity
    • How people with bipolar can thrive
    • Taking responsibility for your bipolar
    • How loved ones and family members can support those with bipolar
    • Linkages between bipolar and the different types of narcissism
    • Reaching out to help others
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