Stress: a state of mind

Everyone talks about being stressed, overwhelmed and anxious. The pharmaceutical and alcohol industries pray that you stay way. We know that unrelenting stress can lead to physical and emotional problems such as hypertension, ulcers, migraines and depression. But what...

Depression vs. sadness

There is clinical depression which requires medical intervention and often times long-term medication management.  There are many people who wrestle with symptoms of depression which unfortunately are also routinely treated with medication. I see individuals in my...

Stress client’s first office visit

I recently had a 32 yr old client, Bob who struggles to find a comfortable life path. His parents divorced when he was very young and since then he has always wrestled with an undercurrent of anxiety, stress and fear. Bob is intelligent and well read and he has...