What’s wrong with our system of mental health


It has been a while since I posted anything new. It has been very busy, but unfortunately, busy work doesn’t all reflect time spent with patients. Managing a private practice has gotten a lot more complicated over the past few years. Government requirements relating to medical record-keeping, data reporting, billing codes, diagnostic codes, among . . . → Read More: What’s wrong with our system of mental health



(June 29, 2013)  I am writing this post from a busy cafe in San Francisco, where I am currently on vacation. The city is buzzing with energy. Yesterday, was gay pride day, and the streets were clogged with people, gay and straight, mostly young, most just enjoying the street life and the loud music. . . . → Read More: Self-acceptance

Everyday miracles


My Christmas flower

I saw this spectacular hibiscus flower in my front yard December 24. Of all the things in nature, I have always been drawn to plants. In my garden, I feel tranquil and content. I don’t know why exactly. Perhaps it is an instinct that has evolved over countless millenia. For, . . . → Read More: Everyday miracles