Bipolar DisorderDiagnosis

6 Things to Consider When Getting Care for Bipolar Disorder

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

Hope and desperation signs pointing in opposite direction.
    People with bipolar wait an average of 10 years between their first bipolar mood episode and receiving proper care for their disorder.
    Michael G. Pipich

    Michael G. Pipich


    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.