Category

Mental Health

Mental Health
October 18, 2018

Suicide: A Psychiatrist’s Perspective

We have recently heard news of high profile celebrities completing suicide. As tragic and eye opening as such news is, this psychiatrist’s opinion is that the discussion has been superficial and speculative. It also, rather unsatisfyingly, concludes by only offering up the national suicide hotline. What appears to missing from…
Read More
FamilyMental HealthSchool
October 18, 2018

Is Smart the New Average?

You’ve heard it from friends, family, relatives, neighbors, other parents, teachers and you’ve possible said it yourself: “My kid is smart.” But what does smart mean?  What is it? How do you quantify it?  Depending on the context in which it is used, Merriam–Webster defines smart as an adjective, verb, and a noun;…
Read More
FamilyMental HealthSubstance Use/Process Addiction
September 3, 2018

The Impact of Legalization on Health, Wellness, and Community

Marijuana is legal in many areas.  But some studies show a rise in some negative effects of use since legalization.  What can we learn from this?   Check  out Cyndi’s most recent article in GoodTherapy.org entitle, The Impact of Legalization on Health, Wellness, and Community.
Read More
MedicationMental HealthSubstance Use/Process Addiction
June 6, 2018

Dr. Anand Answers Questions About Psychiatric Medications

Am I on the right medication? How do I know if it is working? These are among the most common questions I get asked by patients. Naturally it stems from people wanting to learn more about their medications, including how they work. I try to set up realistic expectations for…
Read More
Mental HealthSubstance Use/Process Addiction
May 15, 2018

How Are You Feeling? Take a Minute to HALT for Your Health

Hungry, angry, lonely, or tired? Taking care of these needs when they arise helps us feel better physically but can also improve mental and emotional wellness.  Read Cyndi's most recent article in GoodTherapy.org entitled, How Are You Feeling? Take a Minute to HALT for Your Health.
Read More
Mental HealthRelationshipSchool
May 7, 2018

Is Your Teen Overwhelmed? Help Them Learn Stress Management

Did you know that 1 in 3 teens will meet the diagnosis criteria for Anxiety by the age of 18? Many teens are faced with trying to balance school expectations,  get into college, deal with pressures from family and friends, and plan for who they want to become as adults.…
Read More
Mental Health
April 18, 2018

Mental Health Stigma Among Men: Is the Tide Turning?

Whether it be the #MeToo, #TimesUp, Black Lives Matter, women’s equality or transgender rights movements, the United States is in a time of rapid social change. In the midst of such high-profile social movements, there may be a subtler social shift happening under the radar – a reduction in the…
Read More
FamilyMental HealthSubstance Use/Process Addiction
April 16, 2018

Answers to Your Questions About Residential Treatment for Addiction

Check  out Cyndi's most recent article in GoodTherapy.org entitle, Answer to Your Questions About Residential Treatment for Addiction. Considering residential treatment? Helping a loved one explore their options for addiction treatment? These answers to FAQs about rehab may help you decide.
Read More