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 […]

How to Manage Anger in Relationships

Check out “The Dark Side of Anger: Every Couple Should Know” by Roberta Navarra, Psy.D., an article about how to manage anger when it surfaces in relationship. I have included four strategies that Dr. Navarra wrote about in his article. Please click the links below for the full article. STRATEGIES TO HANDLE FLOODING “When you […]

Emotional Neglect

I came across a great article in Psychology Today on Emotional Neglect. The article is called “8 Signs of Emotional Neglect in a Family” by Jonice Webb, PhD. The impact of neglect in families is often underestimate and may not be viewed as traumatizing to a child. Please click the link below to see the […]

COVID, Suicide and Teenagers

I wanted to share this article about teenagers and the increased risk of suicide due to COVID.  The article is called, “A Teenager was a Suicide Risk – and Then the Pandemic Happened” by Jason Cherkis at The Guardian. Please click the link below to see the full article. “In a national survey of parents, […]

The Gift – Dr. Edith Eger

I just finished reading The Gift: A Survivor’s Journey to Freedom by Dr. Edith Eger. This is a fantastic book and I plan to also read “The Choice,” another book she wrote. She survived the holocaust and went on to become a psychologist, write books, and speak all over the world. I have included her […]