What kind of psychiatrist would I be if I didn’t share about May being Mental Health Awareness Month? You’ll be seeing green ribbons everywhere in support of #knowscience and #nostigma. The HHS and current administration shared a press release regarding the celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month in May 2022. There is currently a severe […]
Navigating the Spring Semester in Med School
As we dive into the spring semester, it’s important to address our mental health and evaluate our overall well being. This can be a particularly challenging time for medical students of all levels. First-year medical students are concerned on how they will be spending their last summer off, while the second-year students are prepping for […]
Supportive Psychotherapy: What Is It?
Supportive psychotherapy occurs in almost every doctor-patient encounter and is the type of psychotherapy provided to the vast majority of patients who are seen in psychiatric clinics and mental health centers. In fact, supportive psychotherapy has been a part of my residency training in psychiatry. I started during my second year back in July. I […]