Archives for May, 2010

Communication

Beverly Hills Shrink-Dr. Carole Lieberman, Part 2



We continue with Dr. Carole.

Are there any benefits to just doing medication visits? For example, it is less expensive for the patient to see a psychologist or other psychotherapist for regular therapy appointments.

If a psychiatrist and a psychologist (or social worker or MFCC) work closely together, in the same office or same clinic, and have regularly scheduled meetings to discuss the cases they have in common, they could, theoretically provide...
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interviews

Beverly Hills Shrink-No Holds Barred Interview with Dr. Carole Lieberman



Therapy Soup is fortunate enough to be able to speak with three-time Emmy award winning psychiatrist and author, Dr. Carole Lieberman. We wanted to discuss why the vast majority of psychiatrists no longer do psychotherapy and why Dr. Carole (who is a psychiatrist who does psychotherapy), believes this to be detrimental to the patient.

Welcome, Dr. Carole. Can you tell us a little bit about the genesis of psychiatry...
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Communication

Therapy Gone Wrong: Paris Tells Her Story



Paris and Donovan’s story touched many people’s hearts--we know because readers always ask us about them. This young, talented couple had an incredibly wounding therapy experience. Paris shares a bit about the past and what has happened since then.

Can you tell us briefly about why you chose to share your story of Therapy-Gone-Wrong in Therapy Revolution?

What most defined our story was this scenario of the professional, austere therapist, sitting in his mahogany...
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Depression

Healing the Addicted Brain: Interview with Dr. Hal Urschel, Part Two



In Part One of our interview with Dr. Hal Urschel we were introduced to the importance of using proven methods of addiction treatment.

Dr. Urschel, with dual-diagnosed patients, especially, who are coping with symptoms of many kinds, prescribing medications is generally a medical necessity, correct?

Yes. And now we know that many addiction patients have at least two and often more diseases. For example sometimes a patient might...
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Depression

Healing the Addicted Brain: Interview with Dr. Hal Urschel

Part One



We are very excited to introduce you to Dr. Harold C. Urschel, MD, the acclaimed author of the New York Times Bestseller, Healing the Addicted Brain: The Revolutionary, Science-Based Alcoholism and Addiction Recovery Program.

In his book Dr. Urschel shows readers the state-of-the-art, scientifically proven addiction treatments and helps them tap into the approaches to treatment that really work.

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Therapy-Gone-Wrong: Angelica in Her Own Words

In the first part of Therapy-Gone-Wrong we introduce Angelica, one of the patients we interviewed for our book. Now we hear from Angelica in her own words:

Dear Richard,

Congratulations on another book of the month award. I was really happy to see it especially because everything I went through and how the advice you gave really helped me. I know how much just telling my story really helped me and seeing it in print has somehow lifted a weight off my shoulders....
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General

Work Can Cause Stress; More Work Causes More Stress



In an eleven- year study of 6000 British workers, those who worked three to four hours of overtime  were found to be 60 percent more likely to have coronary problems than those working seven hours a day, or even a regular work day with a couple of hours overtime.

Over the years we've seen many people with stress-related physical and emotional poblems who definitely fit the description...
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General

Food and Mood: 15 Pounds Lost in 21 Days



In part one of Food and Mood: Losing 100 Pounds, we told you of my experience with raw and living foods. Now we want to tell you about Supercharge Me: 30 Days Raw, the intriguing, award-winning documentary by Jenna Norwood. It shows her experience as she goes through a 30 day raw-food detox.

Before we begin our interview with Jenna, a warm, delightful woman with an incredible zest...
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