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Please, please listen to this.

We help so many clients come off of psychopharmaceuticals that are sloppily and carelessly overprescribed. So many. Please listen to Dr. Kelly Brogan on why everyone needs to think twice before taking another Rx. 008 – Kelly Brogan, MD: A … Continue reading »

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Robin Williams and the Gift He Has Left

I fear the news of Robin Williams’ suicide is following suit with so many other teachable moments, and I will try to not have the lesson get lost in the fray. He left us the gift of a teachable moment: the … Continue reading »

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If only!

I often wish that this were true, that it was this easy to ease the suffering of others. In the words of Charlie Brown, “sigh.” But don’t let that stop you from coming in to therapy! Sometimes just the mere act … Continue reading »

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Medication not your thing?

Not every body is created the same. We all have quirks and intricacies that make us special and unique. One of those things may be the avoidance of or intolerance to the current range of psychotropic medications designed to handle … Continue reading »

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“This Emotional Life” Uplifting

In the final installment of PBS’s “This Emotional Life” series, episode 3 “Rethinking Happiness” focused on happiness, rejuvenation and misperceptions regarding how beliefs that are sometimes associated with happiness may not actually influence happiness at all. Why is the one … Continue reading »

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Episode 2 “This Emotional Life” Powerful!

Episode 2 of PBS’s “This Emotional Life” series looks at emotions that are commonly regarded as obstacles to happiness — such as anger, fear, anxiety, and despair. At first blush these seem like pretty heavy topics, don’t I already know … Continue reading »

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The Cost of Mental Health Care

The New York Times has run two articles recently, “How to Find Mental Health Care When Money Is Tight” and “In Anxious Times, Medical Help for the Mind as Well as the Body” which ran 2 weeks ago. While I … Continue reading »

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