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Bipolar Disorder Evaluation and Treatment Specialists

Clinical Psychologists, Therapists, and Psychiatrists in Southlake and Flower Mound, TX

Bipolar disorder doesn't discriminate by age. Whether it surfaces in your teens, early 20s, or later in life, it's a lifelong journey that requires continuous support. At Dr. Messina & Associates in Southlake, Texas, and Flower Mound, Texas, our clinical psychologists, therapists, and psychiatrists specialize in helping individuals with bipolar disorder lead fulfilling lives through a combination of medication and psychotherapy. Reach out today to see how we can help you.

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Bipolar Disorder Evaluation and Treatment Specialists Q & A

Why Choose Dr. Messina & Associates for Bipolar Disorder Care?

  1. Expertise: Our dedicated team of clinical psychologists, therapists, and psychiatrists is well-versed in bipolar disorder’s nuances. We understand the unique challenges you face and tailor treatments to your specific needs.
  2. Comprehensive Approach: We tackle bipolar disorder from all angles, combining medication and psychotherapy to achieve the best results. This comprehensive approach ensures your symptoms are effectively managed.
  3. Variety of Treatments: We offer a range of evidence-based treatments designed to stabilize your mood and improve your quality of life. Our psychiatrists carefully select medications that align with your symptoms, providing you with the best chance for success.
  4. Personalized Care: No two individuals with bipolar disorder are the same. We take the time to understand your experiences and develop a personalized treatment plan to address your unique challenges.
  5. Quality of Life: Our goal isn’t just symptom management; it’s enhancing your overall quality of life. We empower you to regain control, foster healthy relationships, and pursue your goals.

Bipolar Disorder: Understanding the Basics

Bipolar disorder is characterized by manic and depressive episodes, with different types having varying degrees of intensity:

Bipolar I Disorder: Marked by severe manic episodes that interfere with daily life. It can also involve major depressive episodes or mixed features of mania and depression.

Bipolar II Disorder: Involves major depressive episodes and hypomanic episodes (less severe than mania). These episodes typically don’t disrupt daily functioning.

Cyclothymic Disorder: Frequent shifts between hypomania and depression, with milder symptoms.

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Know the Signs: Recognizing Bipolar Disorder Symptoms

Depressive Episodes may include:

Feelings of Sadness or


Low Energy Levels

Reduced Activity

Sleep Disturbances

Anxiety and Worry

Concentration Difficulties

Changes in Appetite

Thoughts of Self-Harm

Manic Episodes may include:

Elevated Self-Esteem

Excessive Energy

Increased Activity Levels

Reduced Need for Sleep

Rapid Speech


Racing Thoughts

Risky Behaviors

If you’re struggling with any of these symptoms, our team is here to help.

Seeking Help and Finding Hope for Bipolar Disorders

Don’t let bipolar disorder hold you back. Dr. Messina & Associates is here to guide you toward a brighter future. Our compassionate team will support you every step of the way, helping you regain control of your life.
Ready to take the first step?

Contact us today to schedule an appointment using our convenient online booking system or by calling 817-677-0449. Your journey to a better tomorrow starts here.

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