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Good Resource for Help with Resolving Sleep Issues

By |June 13th, 2018|0 Comments

How To Fix A Broken Heart – Guy Winch

By |May 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Moving Beyond Betrayal


By |May 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Suicide on Campus – New York Times

Getting out from under the cloak of secrecy surrounding privacy laws is critical to providing good care for people at risk!

By |May 14th, 2018|0 Comments

A Mother’s Day Letter to Women Aching to be Mothers and the People who Love Them – Liz O’Donnell, PhD

Mother’s Day May 13th, 2018

A Mother’s Day Letter to Women Aching to be Mothers and the People Who Love Them
Birth mothers are ubiquitous – we’ve all had one at some point, even if only as a conduit to bring us into the world while we get permanently settled with a family who can truly hold us. […]

By |May 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

The Inflamed Mind by Edward Bullmore




Worldwide, depression will be the single biggest cause of disability in the next 20 years. But treatment for it has not changed much in the last three decades. In the world of psychiatry, time has apparently stood still… until now. In this game-changing book, University of Cambridge Professor Edward Bullmore reveals the breakthrough new science […]

By |April 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Are Some Offenses Unforgivable? – Kristine Batcho, PhD
Are Some Offenses Unforgivable?
Recognizing change across time can be helpful in dealing with unforgivable hurt.

Posted Aug 19, 2014


In 2005, 9-year-old Jessica Lunsford’s body was found buried within sight of her home. She had been abducted, raped, bound and buried alive, clutching her purple stuffed dolphin. Convicted and sentenced to death, her killer, John […]

By |April 25th, 2018|0 Comments

Ketamine and Depression

Ketamine has ‘fast-acting benefits’ for depression

16 April 2018


Ketamine has “shown promise” in the rapid treatment of major depression and suicidal thoughts, a US study says.

Ketamine has a reputation as a party drug but is licensed as an anaesthetic.

The study found use of the drug via a nasal spray led to […]

By |April 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Teaching Happiness – New York Times


Yale’s Most Popular Class Ever: Happiness

Jennifer Chen, left, and Sean Guo are among the almost 1,200 students taking Laurie Santos’s “Psychology and the Good Life,” at Yale. The class was recently moved to Woolsey Hall, the university’s concert venue, from Battell Chapel, which could only accommodate a crowd of 800.CreditMonica Jorge […]

By |April 5th, 2018|0 Comments

What you should know about the recent embryo/egg losses at University Hospital

The catastrophic equipment failure at University Hospital has left hundreds of people grieving perhaps their only chance to have a family. While the circumstances around the events that led to the destruction of so many eggs and embryos are not yet clear, the devastating cost of these losses is. I will try to update information […]

By |March 30th, 2018|0 Comments