Living with a mental disorder

Psychological disorders are so often misunderstood. Individuals suffering from mental disorders are often expected just to snap out of it, get back to work, and stop acting crazy. Now, we understand that mental disorders are brain disorders. It is not always important to know whether they are caused by genes, traumatic experiences, childhood abuse, use . . . → Read More: Living with a mental disorder

A Few New Year’s Thoughts

If your holidays were like mine, they came and went in a blur. There were the usual family obligations, dinners, gifts to the children, phone calls to make. But also, some of the “time off” was needed to upgrade and maintain the clinical practice’s infrastructure. Few of you probably realize how much time is required . . . → Read More: A Few New Year’s Thoughts

Giving Thanks

After this busy week on call for St. Joseph Hospital, I finally have a few moments to write down some thoughts that have been on my mind of late. Recently, I have experienced challenges, both personal and professional. Well, let me just describe a few issues in the office. We have had some staff turnover. . . . → Read More: Giving Thanks