Fighting Injustice

Many of my patients are struggling with multiple mental health issues.  They struggle with depression, anxiety, trauma issues, paranoia, and so much more, but it’s also very common for my patients to be struggling with problems related to services.   Many times, they have been other places for help, and feel that they have been […]

Adjustment to Medical Issues

Adjustment Disorders are listed in the diagnostic manual for mental health disorders, and generally address emotional responses to events.  They can be in response to trauma and can be identified by the development of depression and anxiety or other mental health issues.  Adjustment disorders generally don’t last long term, and if they do, the practitioner […]

Disney World Under Construction

I made it “home” this past weekend, to see my happy place once again.  The Food and Wine Festival is still going strong, and I attended Sister Hazel at the American Pavilion, after they stepped in for Smashed Mouth due to illness.  The weather was very nice initially, but got warmer, so yes it’s still […]

Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment is still alive and well in our country.  The recent events around the swearing in of the newly appointment justice shines the light again on the fact that there is still an understanding that harassing others is okay, as long as you are in power and have enough power to overcome accusations.  With […]

There is Nothing Like the Beach

I have always loved the water.  I remember swimming every chance I got as a kid, but in high school I remember sitting on the beach of Lake Michigan watching the water and the sunset when I could.  Sitting there, I could think about anything, process anything, and plan the future I thought I would […]

Managing Change

Change happens.  Just like death and taxes, change happens, weather you plan for it or not.  Things at home can change, and things at work can change.  Changes happen in family issues, and even with simple things like going to the grocery store.  Knowing that things will change can help you plan for how to […]