The Need For Speed (Amphetamines)

The Need For Speed (Amphetamines) I was recently quoted in a rather edgy online account of a woman’s personal experiment with Vyvanse, a stimulant similar to amphetamine, and feel it is important to clarify and reiterate...

The Problem With Medication

The Problem With Medication Medication presents me with an, at times, difficult dilemma. As a psychiatrist, it is one of the more powerful weapons in my arsenal for helping my patients feel better. As a psychotherapist however,...

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Listen to Your Child

Listen to Your Child Now that we have the goal in mind, namely raising a happy child (see Parenting-The Goal), the issue becomes how to go about doing it.  In this article I will lay out one of the most important things parents...

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Parenting – The Goal

Parenting – The Goal As I have alluded to in previous discussions, I believe good parenting can be based on core premises. In this message, I would like to discuss one of my most basic. Let’s not wait any longer: The core...

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From a lifelong study of psychology, medicine, meditation, religion, and spirituality; here are some thoughts, shared in hope for greater understanding and compassion in the world.