Talking About Traumatic Events
Media Coverage: October 3, 2017
In the wake of the Las Vegas Massacre, Dr. Mark Novitsky, child and adolescent psychiatrist at Potomac Psychiatry, addresses speaking to children about traumatic events. The featured interview may be viewed on the website of ABC News affiliate WJLA and is titled, Tips on how to talk about traumatic events in the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting.
About Potomac Psychiatry
“We leave no stone unturned in alleviating the emotional pain of our patients and their loved ones.” For thirty-five years this has been the guiding philosophy of Potomac Psychiatry, and its founder Bruce A. Kehr, M.D., a national award winning psychiatrist, and Washingtonian Top Doctor for the past six years. “We treat the whole person. Our specialists meticulously identify and treat the underlying biological, psychological, and social causes of emotional distress in children, adolescents, adults, and senior citizens; persistently striving to achieve a full recovery.” This may include innovative laboratory and genetic testing; coordination with other medical specialists, family doctors, psychotherapists and nutritionists; medication management; and nutrition and lifestyle management. “We also provide caring and empathetic psychotherapy for individuals, couples and families.” Dr. Kehr writes a weekly blog. Each of the blog entries is devoted to helping you or those you care about alleviate emotional pain, and develop more satisfying love relations.” Dr. Kehr’s book, Becoming Whole: A Healing Companion to Ease Emotional Pain and Find Self-Love, published February 14, 2018.