Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community. Mental health also includes a person's ability to enjoy life - to attain a balance between life activities and efforts to achieve psychological resilience.
Some most common types of mental illness affecting people of United States are bipolar, phobias, dysthymia, depression, anxiety and panic attack, schizophrenia, psychosis, anorexia, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) etc. Some strategies or treatments which can be helpful in treating mental illness includes psychotherapy (talking therapies), medication and self-help (reducing alcohol intake, sleeping more, and eating well).
Patients can choose therapists subspeciality from below: