Dr. Will Courtenay, Oakland, East Bay psychotherapist providing counseling services

Should I Use Medication?

Many men are reluctant to use medication. They want to soldier on without pharmaceutical assistance. Soldiering on isn’t necessarily a bad idea. But that’s if it includes some effective self-help strategies.

Is medication for the treatment of anxiety, depression or other mental health problems best for you?And the truth is, there are lots of effective strategies for reducing stress, anxiety and depression – and improving mental health overall. This is very good news. Especially for men who are concerned about the side-effects of medications – not the least of which is erectile dysfunction often associated with antidepressant use.

There is a wide array of options for improving your mental health. And before you reach for some fashionable designer drug, there are a number of simple things that you can do to relieve your symptoms of stress, anxiety or depression and to feel better.

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phone – or text – 415-346-6719 or email him at

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