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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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