In Awe of Military Families

It was a recent conversation with a patient when I came to the realization of just how many of our patient families are military....

Better Together: Unified, Streamlined OB-GYN Care in Calvert

Women seeking high-quality, comprehensive, and continuous gynecological and obstetrical care in Southern Maryland can fi nd it in Calvert county. From routine health screenings...

Owning the Struggle – Syanne’s Story on Confronting the Stigma Surrounding...

“I had a mental break the morning before work one day. I had intended on going to work, but I started having dissociating symptoms....

Can Children Get Gum Disease?

Periodontal disease in children and adolescents is generally rare. However, children should still learn the importance of keeping their teeth and gums healthy to...

Finding Your Voice With Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s Disease is a progressive neurological disorder affecting more than 4 million people worldwide today. This disorder affects motor movement due to changes in...

Have You Considered Group Therapy?

While known for individual and family therapy, Blue Sails Counseling also offers group therapy. Currently, Blue Sails Counseling has a teen group each Wednesday at...

Can You Hear Me? The Challenges of Couples’ Communication

It is that time of year again. Valentine’s Day approaching. Apprehension on your mind. What will you do to celebrate? Why is your spouse...

Meet the Doctor: Lisa E. Polko, M.D.

"There is no better feeling however, than sharing the joy of a family as they bring a new life into this world. It never...

When Your World is Turned Upside Down

I’ll never forget the day I was told I had abnormal, cancerous cells in my body and I needed to have a biopsy done...

Children’s Mental Health

Mental health in childhood means reaching developmental and emotional milestones, and learning healthy social skills and how to cope when there are problems. According...