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6 Things to Consider When Getting Care for Bipolar Disorder

How to find a qualified doctor and therapist for effective treatment of bipolar disorder

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    People with bipolar wait an average of 10 years between their first bipolar mood episode and receiving proper care for their disorder.
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    Michael G. Pipich

    Michael G. Pipich

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    Michael G. Pipich, M.S., L.M.F.T., is a psychotherapist with more than 30 years of experience diagnosing and treating bipolar disorder. He is the author of Owning Bipolar: How Patients and Families Can Take Control of Bipolar Disorder. Michael has taught graduate-level psychology and provides professional trainings in bipolar diagnosis and treatment, while conducting educational groups for patients and families. He holds a M.S. in Clinical/Community Psychology from Cal State Fullerton, and a B.S. in Psychology from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. He practices in Denver, Colorado.