Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Tips on making counseling a success story
As I mentioned in the last article, April is Counseling Awareness Month. After being a counselor for more than 10 years and visiting with many people about counseling, I came to the conclusion a long time ago that when people think of counseling, they think of sitting or laying on a couch and talking to someone who constantly asks "how does that make you feel."
News from United Counseling Service
A SUCCESS STORY: UCS client receives great care Stacey has lived with her home providers, Marilyn and Michael VonOuhl, and their family since March 1995. It is evident to everyone who knows them that Stacey and her home providers have formed a strong bond throughout the years. Stacey and Marilyn often take day trips to go shopping, attend movies at the local theater, or enjoy lunch/dinner in the community. They also dedicate a lot of time to doing something that means a great deal to Stacey: making art Stacey’s primary language is American Sign Language (ASL). The VonOuhl family learned ASL early on, so that the lines of communication are always open. As a result, Stacey’s…
Davich: Former foster kid to others: 'It's only temporary'
Former foster child creates duffel bag project to give hope to other foster kids.
Health and Marriage: The Cortisol Connection
Bad marriages can be sickening. Most people don't have to be convinced of this, but for those who do, several decades of studies offer plenty of proof. E...
New York’s Top 50 Public Relations Agencies
The Observer’s 2014 rankings of the top 50 PR agencies in New York City.
How Health Care Failed Jack Beattie
St. Luke’s Health System’s Journey to Transform Health Care By Kathryn Beattie, MD, News and Community April 11, 2017 It fails a lot of people like Jack. And the consequences are unthinkable St. Luke’s Dr. Kathryn Beattie experienced this firsthand, and she feels passionately that it should not happen to anyone else. Her story, really the story of Jack, is captivating, heart-wrenching and profoundly sad Dr. Beattie also has hope, however – hope that medical science will make advances in identifying people like Jack earlier, perhaps before their disease becomes manifest, and breakthroughs in treatment. She’ll follow this week’s writing with additional reporting next week around the significant hurdles families face when it comes to mental…
5 Tips for Dealing with Grief
Whether you lost a loved one to sickness, tragedy , divorce or even a significant break-up, loss is a trauma. Losses can create identity challenges, lifestyle changes, financial problems and even have social implications. // After 20 years of counseling...