Many patients have questions about the process and course of psychotherapy—especially at the start if treatment. These may include: “When do I know that I don’t need therapy anymore” and “How will I know that I am getting better?” This article by Washington University psychiatrist, Jessica Gold, MD, sheds some insight.
Posted on 12/16/2018
Give yourself the credit you deserve! Although it may feel awkward at first, research suggests that regularly remembering and acknowledging your strengths may boost your motivation and your mood. Click here for a New York Times article on how to accept a compliment–from yourself.
Posted on 12/4/2018
New legislation passed by both congressional bodies will become law, and will greatly increase funding for chronic diseases, including mental illness and addictions. Of course, with any legislation–even one with bipartisan support–there will be winners and losers. Click here for the New York Times article following Senate approval.
Posted on 12/23/2016
Here is a link to information provided by the American Psychiatric Association about Sexual Orientation and Mental Health: http://www.psych.org/mental-health/people/lgbt-sexual-orientation
Posted on 6/24/2014