Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that causes extreme mood swings. This condition is also called manic-depressive illness or manic depression. It may be caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. Counseling can help you with stress, family concerns and relationship problems. It’s important to get counseling if you have bipolar disorder. Dr. Beth Firestein is one of the most trusted psychologist in Northern Colorado. To make an appointment or to learn more about Dr. Firestein visit www.bethfirestein.com.