Success Stories: Helping
our patients become whole
If you’ve been scrolling our website, you may be wondering exactly how we work with patients, and what the therapeutic process is really like at Potomac.
Our patient success stories aim to answer these questions—and demonstrate the power of a kind companion who can guide you toward better health.
Jeremy's anxiety and depression were taking over his life in high school. Genetic testing helped him find joy in being a teen again.
Sam's untreated anxiety almost derailed his career. We discovered the root causes and helped him heal.
Gina struggled with depression and anxiety. We "biohacked" her genes to help her become more resilient.
Marissa underwent our Root Cause Program for her anxiety and depression. After 12 months, her positive results were truly remarkable.
Taylor was a 13-year-old girl whose ADHD symptoms weren't going away. With genetic testing, we developed a successful treatment plan tailored to her needs.
One CEO's Story
We treated a CEO for his frequent anger outbursts and ADHD. With our help, he become more organized and found joy in life again.
Wendy, a corporate attorney, had lived with ADHD for years. We reviewed her symptoms and put her on medication that made all the difference.
Samantha's mood disorder was compounding her ADHD. With our help, she was able to heal both issues, restoring her self-respect in the process.
Jay suffered from anger outbursts and was easily distracted. Once we diagnosed him with ADHD, his work and home life improved.
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Charlie was diagnosed with both autism and ADHD at age 5. We supported him and his family throughout his childhood and adolescence.
A Young Mother's Story
With the right medication and psychotherapy, we helped a mother of two overcome her bipolar condition and feel in control of her life for the first time.
Charlie was a senior in college when his bipolar disorder threatened to derail his future. We used genetic testing to help him regain control.
Debbie's bipolar disorder had caused her brain to age faster than is typical. We helped her get her symptoms under control with medication, supplements, and lifestyle changes.
Debbie's Story, Continued
Genetic testing helped us determine and solve the root causes of Debbie's last few mental health symptoms.
Monica was a brilliant scientist, but her bipolar symptoms were wreaking havoc on her wellbeing. Genetic testing helped Monica feel "brand new".
Monica's Story, Continued
Monica's weight gain exacerbated her bipolar symptoms. We helped her lose over 100 pounds.
Alan, a software engineer, had bipolar disorder and was barely sleeping. We administered a medication regimen tailored precisely to his symptoms.
A 16-Year-Old's Story
Our team treated a 16-year-old’s ADHD and depression to overcome his cognitive limitations and improve his mood.
An IT Executive's Story
Therapy with our clinicians helped an IT professional grieve his childhood and overcome career challenges associated with anxiety.
Jill had a career she was passionate about and three young children--and yet she was barely functioning because of her depression. We used genetic testing to help her become whole again.
Carla didn't fit the stereotypical portrayal of a depressed person from the outside, but inside she was suffering. We helped her achieve 100% recovery from her symptoms.
Bob had been on two different SSRIs and one SNRI before seeing us. We used genetic testing to solve his depression once and for all.
A recent college grad, Alice felt she was doomed to a bleak future. We determined the root causes of her depression and helped her heal.
A Senior Citizen's Story
We used Root Cause Psychiatry to understand one man’s memory loss, help him regain cognitive function, and overcome his depression.
Steve was a veteran who had struggled with depression all his life. We used precision medicine to help him feel better than ever.
Leaky Gut Syndrome
On the outside, Janice's life looked like a picture of success--but on the inside, she was terrified. We used genetic testing to get her OCD under control.
Cynthia's panic disorder had her constantly on edge. With cognitive behavioral and EDMR therapy, paired with genetic testing, we significantly improved her functioning.
Phobias and Social Anxiety
Grace, an 8-year-old girl, was suffering from social anxiety at school. Our child and adolescent psychiatrist pinpointed the root causes of her anxiety and helped her to thrive.
PTSD and Post-Trauma
Adele suffered trauma from a horrific childhood environment. Through psychotherapy and genetic testing, she was able to heal her deep-seated wounds.
Marcy was haunted by memories and images of her father during the war. Addressing her unique genome helped her overcome not only her PTSD, but her anxiety and depression as well.
Nina's genes were contributing to the way she processed trauma. We addressed her personal genome and helped her cope.
Separation, Divorce and Child Custody
Tara was told she was destined for greatness, but she felt herself buckling under the pressure. Our stress management experts restored her healthy outlook on life.
Jen's heavy drinking threatened her career. Psychotherapy helped her heal deep wounds and find a path out of her substance abuse.
Jimmy had a gambling problem and a history of substance abuse. About to lose his family, he came to us for help.
Sarah used drugs to cope with her mother's passing. We used genetic testing and psychotherapy to help her find healthier outlets for her emotions.
Paul suffered from an opioid addiction. With our psychiatrist's help, he was able to overcome his dependency.