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The Benefits of “Brain Fitness”

We all know that regular cardiovascular fitness promotes healthy heart, lung and blood vessel function; and can Improve symptoms of anxiety...

Recovering From the “Empty Nest” Syndrome

The population of our metropolitan area has the highest ratio of professionals with advanced degrees in the country. With this distinction...

Adult Relationships 103 – Marriage

Marriage is one of the most challenging of all human relationships. It can also be one of the most rewarding. True...

The Psychiatrist as Psychotherapist – a Tale From “The Golden Age of Psychiatry”

In a prior blog posting entitled “The Psychiatrist as Psychotherapist” there was a reference to the privilege of being trained during...

Manager Diagnosed with Panic Disorder

Cynthia (not her real name) is a 38 year old manager working in a federal government agency. When she first presented...

Antidepressant Medication and the Treatment of Depression

It seems like almost every other week that we are introduced to a new antidepressant medication through an ad on TV....

Helping Your Child Following a Traumatic Experience

As parents we instinctively wish to shield our children from traumatic experiences. There is a significant value to creating an “envelope”...

Humiliation

Humiliation has been characterized as the most painful of all human emotions. Humiliation is a “public emotion” in that it involves...

“Letting Go” of Your Child as They Become an Adult

One of the more challenging epochs for a parent who is actively and lovingly engaged in their child’s emotional growth and...

Software Engineer Diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder

Alan (not his real name) is a 25 year old software engineer who presented with a history of depression over many...