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Sara Bareilles Breaks Down The Meaning Behind 8 Of Her Most Personal Songs
It's been a long time since the world got a new Sara Bareilles album. There was 2015's Waitress soundtrack, featuring songs written and sung by Bareilles, but that was for a Broadway musical, not herself. And yes, there was NBC's Jesus Christ…
How do you know when you have found the right counselor or psychologist?
A counselor in austin discusses how do you know when you have found the right therapists? Some things to consider when looking for a therapist.
Traveling this Summer? Some Tips to Consider Before You Depart
Whether you’re planning a cross-county road trip, flying abroad or preparing for a trip to grandmother’s house, make sure you include your health in your travel check-off list. While you may not be able to predict illness or injury, you can definitely take several precautionary measures to protect and ensure your health and that of …
Prostate Massage Therapy: What are the Benefits?
Prostate massage was previously used to treat prostate problems but is no longer recommended. Learn about its possible benefits and risks here.
What to Do If Your Teen or Young Adult Has a Problem with Drugs
[accordion header="How do I know if my teen or young adult has a substance use disorder?"] Addiction can happen at any age, but it usually starts when a person is young. If your teen continues to use drugs despite harmful consequences, he or she may be addicted.
"Ethics and the Counseling Profession: Some Old Problems and Some New Ideas" Michael H. Flynn,...
Mental health practitioners need to stay updated on important legal and ethical issues in providing quality services for clients. Dr. Flynn will discuss some new, changed, and confusing HIPAA rules. Highlighted in discussion will be some of the liabilities that mental health professionals face that are not related to professional malpractice. The non-professional, non-malpractice problems can be met and countered by thoughtful solutions as mental health professional set up the business operations, and structure their liability insurance coverage. Additionally, Dr. Flynn will discuss the ordinary and extraordinary course of licensing board investigations, and how to best survive those problems with your practice and your sanity still intact Michael Flynn, Ph.D., J.D., began his career in private…
Why medical cannabis is still out of patients’ reach—an essay by David Nutt
Cannabis has been used as a medicine for millennia, writes David Nutt , who charts its relatively recent prohibition, the effect on patients such as Billy Caldwell, and the failure of legal reform to make much difference Cannabis is arguably the world’s oldest medicine, with evidence of such use from 3000 year old tombs in Egypt and Siberia. It had a place in Indian and Chinese medical writing from nearly as long ago. It didn’t enter the UK until the late 1600s, but by the 1800s it was widely used, sold over the counter as an alcoholic tincture for problems such as tetanus and seizures. Its efficacy more broadly became apparent, and the definitive overview was published in the Lancet in 1890 by John Russell Reynolds.1 Because he was the Queen’s physician it…
How Mental Health Conditions Are Dismissed By Family and Friends
Many times when people are feeling ill because of a medical condition, they are openly allowed to not feel well in the presence of others. It is usually expected and accepted that someone with a more...
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…
10 Questions to Calculate Your Psychological Footprint
... and how to appreciate what you contribute to those closest to you.