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    SUCCESS STORIES

    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.

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    Anxiety

    Jeremy’s Story

    Jeremy's anxiety and depression were taking over his life in high school. Genetic testing helped him find joy in being a teen again.

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    Sam's Story

    Sam's untreated anxiety almost derailed his career. We discovered the root causes and helped him heal.

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    Gina's Story

    Gina struggled with depression and anxiety. We "biohacked" her genes to help her become more resilient.

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    Marissa's Story

    Marissa underwent our Root Cause Program for her anxiety and depression. After 12 months, her positive results were truly remarkable.

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    ADHD

    Taylor's Story

    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.

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    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.

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    Wendy's Story

    Wendy, a corporate attorney, had lived with ADHD for years. We reviewed her symptoms and put her on medication that made all the difference.

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    Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Bipolar Disorder

    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.

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    Charlie's Story

    Charlie was a senior in college when his bipolar disorder threatened to derail his future. We used genetic testing to help him regain control.

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    Debbie's Story

    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.

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    Debbie's Story, Continued

    Genetic testing helped us determine and solve the root causes of Debbie's last few mental health symptoms.

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    Monica's Story

    Monica was a brilliant scientist, but her bipolar symptoms were wreaking havoc on her wellbeing. Genetic testing helped Monica feel "brand new".

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    Monica's Story, Continued

    Monica's weight gain exacerbated her bipolar symptoms. We helped her lose over 100 pounds.

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    Alan's Story

    Alan, a software engineer, had bipolar disorder and was barely sleeping. We administered a medication regimen tailored precisely to his symptoms.

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    Behavior Problems

    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.

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    Depression

    An IT Executive's Story

    Therapy with our clinicians helped an IT professional grieve his childhood and overcome career challenges associated with anxiety.

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    Jill's Story

    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.

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    Carla's Story

    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.

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    Bob's Story

    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.

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    Alice's Story

    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.

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    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.

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    Steve's Story

    Steve was a veteran who had struggled with depression all his life. We used precision medicine to help him feel better than ever.

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    Eating Disorders

    Leaky Gut Syndrome

    Brenda's Story

    Despite her success in life, Brenda felt "dead inside". By treating Brenda's leaky gut, we helped her feel better both physically and mentally.

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    Mia's Story

    Mia's mental illness had been treatment resistant. Treating her leaky gut was the key she needed to recover.

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    OCD

    Janice's Story

    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.

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    Panic Disorder

    Cynthia's Story

    Cynthia's panic disorder had her constantly on edge. With cognitive behavioral and EDMR therapy, paired with genetic testing, we significantly improved her functioning.

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    Phobias and Social Anxiety

    Grace's Story

    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.

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    PTSD and Post-Trauma

    Adele's Story

    Adele suffered trauma from a horrific childhood environment. Through psychotherapy and genetic testing, she was able to heal her deep-seated wounds.

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    Marcy's Story

    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.

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    Nina's Story

    Nina's genes were contributing to the way she processed trauma. We addressed her personal genome and helped her cope.

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    Separation, Divorce and Child Custody

    Stress Management

    Tara's Story

    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.

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    Substance Abuse

    Jen's Story

    Jen's heavy drinking threatened her career. Psychotherapy helped her heal deep wounds and find a path out of her substance abuse.

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    Jimmy's Story

    Jimmy had a gambling problem and a history of substance abuse. About to lose his family, he came to us for help.

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    Sandra's Story

    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.

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    Paul's Story

    Paul suffered from an opioid addiction. With our psychiatrist's help, he was able to overcome his dependency.

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