Wednesday, May 27, 2020

It's Difficult to Correctly Diagnose a Mental Illness

It took years and a few doctors before I was correctly diagnosed and treated. The trouble is, this happens to most people with severe mental illness.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Events and Links

The book Resilience: Handling Anxiety in a Time of Crisis is out! I have several virtual readings and workshops to which everyone is invited. I hope to see you there.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Resilience: Handling Anxiety in a Time of Crisis

I wrote Resilience: Handling Anxiety in a Time of Crisis for people who face the current coronavirus pandemic and its threats to health, communities and jobs. In the book, you’ll find insights and advice on how to confront uncertainty and maintain positive mental health.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Should Psychiatrists and Therapists Disclose Their Own Mental Illness?

I’ve spoken to medical students at the University of Pennsylvania about the experience of being a psychiatric patient. Inevitably, after the class a student or two would quietly take me aside and thank me while relating a hushed story about their own, or a family member’s, struggles with mental illness.