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Dr. Alan Kevin Geller, D.O.

Psychiatrist

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15 years Experience
Dr. Alan Kevin Geller, D.O.
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

What can I do for my fears?

I recommend engaging in routine individual therapy to address this behavior rooted in anxiety as well as considering medication interventions that may allow you to be more comfortable READ MORE
I recommend engaging in routine individual therapy to address this behavior rooted in anxiety as well as considering medication interventions that may allow you to be more comfortable addressing this issue in therapy.

Can bipolar disorder affect anyone at any age?

Bipolar illness is a major mental illness in which the symptoms are fairly undeniable. It carries a genetic component and therefore affects persons earlier versus later in life. READ MORE
Bipolar illness is a major mental illness in which the symptoms are fairly undeniable. It carries a genetic component and therefore affects persons earlier versus later in life.

What causes panic attacks in a person?

Panic disorder strictly defined occurs without an obvious trigger or "out of the blue". Panic may be brought on biologically by too much CO2 or impaired respiration including READ MORE
Panic disorder strictly defined occurs without an obvious trigger or "out of the blue". Panic may be brought on biologically by too much CO2 or impaired respiration including shallow breathing.
Phobias or fears may lead to panic attacks so the triggers may appear 'weird' but likely have some emotional connection to the person (conscious or unconscious connections).

When is it the right time to see a doctor for depression?

I would recommend utilizing what is readily available to the person including school counselors, work-related medical/mental health services and religious persons (pastors, rabbis) READ MORE
I would recommend utilizing what is readily available to the person including school counselors, work-related medical/mental health services and religious persons (pastors, rabbis) to begin.

I am feeling better with just my anti-anxiety medications. Do I still require counseling?

Yes. It is recommended that you build an understanding of what the medication is doing for you, what has changed or become easier/more tolerable as well as working on ways that READ MORE
Yes. It is recommended that you build an understanding of what the medication is doing for you, what has changed or become easier/more tolerable as well as working on ways that one may help the medication help themselves.

Does a schizophrenia patient also suffer from memory loss?

Depending on the medication, sometimes there may be what the profession calls 'cognitive dulling'. Psychosis itself is extremely preoccupying and the person may appear inattentive READ MORE
Depending on the medication, sometimes there may be what the profession calls 'cognitive dulling'. Psychosis itself is extremely preoccupying and the person may appear inattentive and forgetful.

My son is affected by his older brother's behavior. How should I talk to him?

It certainly may be very difficult for your son. I would strongly recommend creating 'special time' or an activity just for your 7 year old. Individual therapy is one example READ MORE
It certainly may be very difficult for your son. I would strongly recommend creating 'special time' or an activity just for your 7 year old. Individual therapy is one example of such time. A sport or extracurricular activity is another.

How can I control anger?

I would definitely recommend you considering individual therapy to help clarify your feelings especially if you are motivated to address the health risks related to chronic anger READ MORE
I would definitely recommend you considering individual therapy to help clarify your feelings especially if you are motivated to address the health risks related to chronic anger issues.

Is excessive sleeping a side effect of anti depressants?

This is certainly something I recommend speaking to the prescribing physician about. Adverse side effects should be addressed by the physician.