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What Is Really Behind Our Decision-Making The Unconscious... We make big decisions, such as voting, based on a variety of factors. Most people don’t realize that the majority of our most important decisions are determined from places we aren’t … ...
The Perfect Fee for Your Private Practice What should I charge for that? It’s a question we hear all too often. We could simply answer- $135, $180, $200 – but the question is not about the amount. It’s about so much more. Finding the perfect fee, requires you to dig more deeply. … ...
Five Reasons Why Millennials Helped Elect Donald Trump How could so many young people have possibly have voted for Trump? Here are five reasons.
An Experience of Depression It’s morning. I try to open my eyes as I lay in bed, but really I just want to leave them closed. Merely trying to peel open my eyelids feels … ...
Discovery of neurotransmission gene may permit early detection of Alzheimer's disease A new study has identified a gene coding for a protein that turns off neurotransmission signaling, which contributes to Alzheimer's disease (AD).
5 Faces of Toxic Relationships Toxicity presents itself in all different forms and can play out like a Greek tragedy, where actors walk out on stage wearing various masks. Here are five toxic personality types.
Media Triggers After this divisive election, taking a break can only be good for the mind, body and soul....
5 Tips for Working With Someone With ADHD You might not have “ADHD” on the list of traits you want in your coworkers or employees, but people with ADHD can bring outside-the-box thinking, energy and, yes, even intense … ...
How Singles Can Move to Happily Ever After If you’re single and have been wanting to get married for a long time but it’s not happening, you just might be getting in your own way. To find out whether you have a self-defeating pattern or simply that circumstances have been holding you back, … ...
5 Reasons Passive Aggressive People Express Hostility Indirectly... Many people are in a relationship with a passive aggressive individual and do not even realize it. The symptoms of this communication style are subtle and deceptive.  They are difficult … ...
The Perfect Time To Be ADHD I’m not trying to suggest that it’s a good thing to have ADHD, but if you’ve read my blog before you know I’m also not saying that I’d want to … ...
Making a Sexual Debut Despite the controversy surrounding first-time sex,most young people in the United States become sexually active long before they reach adulthood.
Autism and ADHD have more in common than you might think ADHD and autism spectrum disorder commonly overlap, according to a growing body of research.
Today I Love Fallen Leaves In The Rain Today I love fallen leaves in the rain and the warm wet smell they give off. I love that yesterday was calling to me to sit in the sun in … ...
Emotional Intelligence for Improved Natural Adult ADHD Management... Knowing how stress impacts your daily life is a major factor in managing ADHD symptoms in adults and children. When I know a stressful day lies ahead I do my … ...
Research Updates in Psychiatry: Bipolar Disorder and Anxiety Disorders... BIPOLAR DISORDER Mood Stabilizer plus Antidepressant May Protect Against Mania Most of you would hesitate to put a patient with bipolar I on antidepressants without adding a mood stabilizer, in order to prevent a switch to mania. If this is your clinical practice, you are … ...
Inertia and Self-Care You’re feeling down. Your energy is lagging. Going out and engaging with the world seems like so much work. Here are some ways you might think about addressing this state of affairs: Eating an entire carton of ice cream Going on a Netflix binge Just … ...
Should OCD Therapists Participate in Exposures? I’ve written a lot about exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy and how to evaluate your therapist. I’ve said that many good therapists will tell you,“I won’t ask you to … ...
8 Ways To Overcome Post-Election Depression How are you feeling 8 days following the shocking and emotionally draining election? Are you encouraged? Are you discouraged? Are you feeling like the future is uncertain? If so, you … ...
Insight into children's race and gender identities Children aged 7 to 12 rate gender as more important than race, research shows. It also reveals that their perceptions of both are a complex mix of personal and societal influences.