Author: Patricia

How to Cope with the Pandemic

Such a strange time!!!  Most people are experiencing some symptoms now not only from the Pandemic, but also from all the other chaos in the world, the latest being the racial rioting.  Even healthy people are having some reactive symptoms  ie. normal, mild reactions to a dangerous world, including, but not limited to any of […]

Why did I become a Psychiatrist?

I grew up in a family with a psychiatrist/ psychoanalyst father and clinical psychotherapist mother.  At the dinner table my siblings and I would compete about the correct diagnosis of my father’s anonymous patients. One of my sisters eventually became a psychiatric social worker and married a psychiatrist.  The other became a clinical psychologist.  I […]