Schizophrenia – Is Recovery Possible?

Schizophrenia – Is Recovery Possible?

Good morning! My day started with a bit of disappointment today – kids school closed due to the winter storm and today was Mother’s Visitation day! :(.

But, as I was browsing my website, I came across some reviews of my work. This one immediately warmed my heart. Not just because of what it says about my work, but also the words used by this mom to describe her son: “he lives with schizophrenia,” not, “he is schizophrenic (or bipolar or etc).”

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Major benefits of a direct care model

Top Benefits of a Direct Care Model

No surprise here but I am a big proponent of Direct Care (DC) models. Trinergy Center For Integrative Psychiatry is also a direct care practice. Today in the US, health care costs are staggeringly high, especially compared to other developed countries, but our population is becoming sicker than ever. The current health care model (which is mainly insurance based) is unsustainable for both practitioners and recipients. No wonder, physician burn out is at an all-time high.

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Paradigm Shift in Psychiatry

Paradigm Shift in Psychiatry

It has been said that the brain and mind are the last frontier to conquer. The field of modern psychiatry has undergone so many changes within the last century that it has left some practitioners and clients confused and bewildered. Depression syndrome exemplifies the changes and trends in thinking within the field of mental health.

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Integrative Psychiatry for children

Res Ipsa Loquitur (Latin for “the thing speaks for itself”)

Pardon my pun here. But let me give you an example to illustrate my point.

I saw this bright young 6 year old girl in my practice. Let’s call her Hope. Hope came in with her mother with complaints of severe anxiety that began with a definite stressor at school. A care-free child before this incident, Hope now became clingy, weepy, crying for hours in the morning and refused to go to school.

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