Categories: Doctor’s Journal

Stories from the Front Line: Working in Highly Stressful Careers

Stress

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Therapy on Film: Good Press or False Advertising

Therapy on Film

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Ellice Yang – Acupuncturists – Demonstrates What Acupuncture Treatment Feels Like

What is an Acupuncture treatment like Ellice Yang Bright Almond-HD from jsufi on Vimeo.

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Jasmine Sufi, Acupuncturists Demonstrates Tongue and Pulse Diagnosis

What is Tongue and Pulse Diagnosis Jasmine Sufi Bright Almond-HD.mp4.khj1rcj.partial from jsufi on Vimeo.

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Art Therapy and Brain Injury

By: Talia Singer, Psychotherapist National Geographic’s recent two part feature on art therapy and traumatic brain injury (http://www.nationalgeographic.com/healing-soldiers/) is a vivid and powerful account of using art in the place of words to express the profound. Art can be a concrete representation of one’s internal organization (or disorganization for that matter). There are many examples […]

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Can a Detox Help Your Thyroid

By Jasmine Sufi, Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner Can a Detox Help Your Thyroid In recent years, I’ve found that thyroid concerns, specifically underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) has become more regularly diagnosed and treated amongst my clients I wanted to investigate what would impact this sudden increase and what we can do to have a healthier thyroid. […]

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Learning a New Tango: Dancing Through Secondary Infertility.

By Amira Posner, My husband and I don’t dance. We both love to sing, and listen to a wide range of music, but dancing has never been our thing. A few years into our marriage I thought we should try dancing. We’d just had our first child and were looking for a hobby we could […]

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Trauma and Art Therapy

By Talia Singer, Psychotherapist The words trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are words that are being used a lot in mainstream conversations and the media, but what does it really mean? According to the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), the criteria for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) […]

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Art Therapy: A Tool to Mitigate Professional Burnout

By Talia Singer, Psychotherapist This is the classic story of burnout, told by one but shared by many. At first it may feel like exhaustion, such as, I should have gotten more sleep because Mondays are a killer. Then it seems like every day is a Monday and getting to work is a chore. Next […]

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Thyroid function and Psychological Wellbeing

By Talia Singer, Psychotherapist The relationship between thyroid function and psychological wellbeing was established well over two hundred years ago (Hage & Azar, 2011). Sciences of the body and mind recognize that fluctuations in thyroid functioning can significantly affect emotions and thoughts. Both an excess of thyroid hormone (hyperthyroidism) and a depletion of thyroid hormone […]

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