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Everyone needs a therapy…

When somebody mentions therapist, psychiatrist or mental health care specialist, we assume them to be a mental patient. The person having therapist may not be mental patient but instead just requires a little bit of help. 267 more words

Personal Growth Workshops

A Daughter Learns Self-Love: A Family Therapy Case

Amy: Here’s an interesting case about what can happen when family dysfunction meets disease:

Brianna, a sweet-looking, lanky 22-year old,  had been referred to me by her family physician because of her depression, along her inconsistent management of her diabetes. 1,050 more words

Families

The Labyrinth Behind The Diagnosis of ADHD

Dave: Here is a clinical case which expands on my ideas from the last two posts (see post on Therapeutic Conditions for Healing from  1/26 ) 1,619 more words

Families

"Chemical Imbalance": The Seduction of Certainty

Dave: I was at child psychiatry meeting where a discussion focused on the value of working with families. I was encouraged. But the theme that emerged attended to the importance of… 1,133 more words

Psychotherapy

The Problem With Simple Formulas in Mental Health

Dave: I’ve been reflecting lately on my experience of being a hard-core family therapist disguised as a child psychiatrist, working in a cultural climate that sees no reason to question the limits of “biological psychiatry”.   548 more words

Psychotherapy

Parentification

This would be, when the child is forced, to take up responsibilities to ACT like the parents, taking care of the parents’ emotional needs, because the parents are, incapable of taking care of their own young, and, used their young children like their significant others! 225 more words

Experiences Of Life

Family and friends can be powerful tools in improving health

David Asch MD and Roy Rosin, MBA of The Center for Healthcare Innovation at Penn Medicine have published an article  in The New England Journal of Medicine that supports the involvement of family and friends in improving health and health care outcomes. 34 more words

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