Archives for April 2022

Psilocybin Can Change The Brain

This is a promising article based on research focused on the use of psilocybin with individuals diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). Their findings suggests there is an increase in “brain network integration” with the use of psilocybin as stated in the abstract. Please see the links below to view the article and original research […]

New Guide to Puberty (Ages 9-13)

I am including this new guide to puberty for kids ages 9-13. The name of the guide is You-ology: A Puberty Guide for Everybody by Dr. Trish Hutchinson, Dr. Melisa Holmes and Dr. Kathyrn Lowe. This was just published this month and is a 150 page guide by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Pien Huang […]

Dopamine Nation – Dr. Lembke

I wanted to include this interview with Dr. Anna Lembke.  She the author of Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence, and is a Stanford Medical School psychiatrist and researcher. This is a fantastic book and I have previously made a post about it. I wanted to include the NPR interview on April 4th […]

Lessons on Love

This is a great article bringing various people together to discuss how to have a lifetime of love in partnership written by Michael Segalov and Eleanor Morgan. I thought I would post it. Here are a few quotes to share from the article: Philippa Perry: ‘Your partner is not responsible for your happiness, you are’ […]

What do I do if my partner will not go to therapy?

I have been asked this question so many times in my office over the years. The Gottman Institute published an article that might be of help. When I am working with someone individually for therapy, my work is to focus on them, not their partner. I often recommend couples therapy to work on issues that […]

Childhood Trauma- Stephanie Foo

I thought this was a really interesting article and thought I would share. Stephanie Foo in The Guardian describes how she unknowingly was living with complex PTSD. She has recently written a book that I have yet to read but is on my list. Her new book is called What My Bones Know: A Memoir […]