Where do you want to go?
Having a problem finding your way around? Here’s a quick breakdown: the heart of this website is divided into five sections.
- Mental health conditions
- Professional treatment
- How-to-thrive page (Self-help articles)
- Extra tidbits
- The dear doc column page.
Each section is an A-Z list of articles, and there’s a lot to choose from. Below you’ll find a little information on each section — with sample titles.
Mental health conditions interfere with a person’s personality, mood, thoughts, and/or perceptions of reality. This section includes listings like:
This page offers information about professional treatments. Topics include:
- Activation therapy for depression
- Cognitive therapy
- Different psychiatric providers.
- Medications for bipolar disorder
- Psychiatric Evaluation.
These articles are devoted to D-I-Y self-care. Here are some examples:
- 150+ fun things to do
- Asperger’s: communicating with neurotypicals
- Dealing with PTSD triggers
- Finding Friends
- Overcoming guilt
- When you’re too depressed to think
This section, Extra Tidbits, includes articles that don’t fit into other categories. Titles include:
- Defense Mechanisms
- Exciting Stuff about Getting Older.
- Have you ever been told your reality was defective?
- History of Freud, psychoanalysis, and then some
The “Dear Doc” page is a psychiatric version of “Dear Abby.” The plan is to start with typical queries I get from my own patients… then humbly try to answer public questions as they come in. So far posts include questions about:
Please remember that the information you find here is not meant to be a substitute for real medical care. It isn’t meant to and doesn’t provide professional diagnosis, services, or medical advice to you or any other individual. Everyone is unique; the ideas you find here, including answers to questions, may not apply to your situation. Please make an appointment with a mental health professional for proper diagnosis and treatment of any psychiatric condition. Keep in mind that no interaction or information on this website establishes a doctor-patient relationship.
That said, thanks for visiting. Now go forth and stamp out mental suffering!