In the Worst of Times

One thing residency teaches you is how people show their true colors as they go through one of the most difficult times in their lives. You really can't hide who you are, especially in this profession of mental health. You just can't help people with mental illness if you don't address your own internal struggles. … Continue reading In the Worst of Times


I constantly wonder what the world would be like if each person loved him or herself for exactly who he/she was. What conversations could be had if there was no insecurity or defensiveness? If we could learn to be vulnerable and open, and be empathic toward others and embrace our differences? In didactics we are … Continue reading Self-Worth

Injustice. Talk About It.

The gut-wrenching pain that comes with the murder of George Floyed and many, many other black people and minorities in this country leaves me speechless. But I have to put aside my own discomfort and privilege, and talk about it. There should be no tolerance for inequality, racism, police brutality, and injustice. There should also … Continue reading Injustice. Talk About It.