On Friday, January 11th, 2019, I participated on an esteemed panel of professionals from the Texas Bar Association in collaboration with TLPA (Texas Lawyers’ Assistance Program) and TYLA (Texas Young Lawyers Association) on the topic of “Compassion Fatigue” among lawyers.
The field of psychotherapy is evolving in some pretty dramatic ways. Access to care, social media, apps to track mood, blood pressure, nutrition, days of sobriety, and a vast number of other psychological and medical changes in delivery of services
Among teens, sleep deprivation an epidemic. Sleep deprivation increases the likelihood teens will suffer myriad negative consequences, including an inability to concentrate, poor grades, drowsy-driving incidents, anxiety, depression, thoughts of suicide and even suicide attempts.Over 90 percent of American high school students are chronically sleep-deprived, according to a
Suicide is the second leading cause of death for children, college students, and military veterans. Suicidal ideation, the thought of attempting suicide, is far higher. Yet, the treatment numbers far below the numbers of self-reports. There are an average of
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) helps configure your brain for optimism, positivity and confidence. Since, thought is the basis of our reality, why not create thoughts that build a reality that encourages happiness, fun, and self-esteem? Brain science tells us that thought connects
This cartoon validates the research done at Washington University Medical School mood regulation. According to the researchers, smoking/cigarettes use is undeniably linked to anxiety, depression and use of drugs and alcohol. Nicotine acts to neutralize unwanted emotions by getting to
Do you have anxiety around health issues? According to a recent article in The Lancet, researchers have found that “10-20% of hospital patients suffer from health anxiety, and this poses a substantial burden on health services since a patient’s fear