The Initial Psych Consult

The Initial Psych Consult

When we first meet a new potential client for The Initial Psych Consultation (‘psych consult’ for short) at Explore What’s Next, whether they are depressed, anxious, or a combination of both, they often come to me exhausted and vulnerable, after...
Remembering Kate Spade

Remembering Kate Spade

I learned of Kate Spade’s suicide at the start of a client session. “Oh my God,” said my client, showing me her Twitter feed, “Kate Spade is dead. They think it was suicide.” Then she added, “if this can happen to her what chance do the rest of us have?” Many people...
What is Depression?

What is Depression?

Depression is one of the most common mental health issues a person can have.  It affects millions of Americans each year, and not everyone seeks treatment for it.  There are many different types of depression. Some are chronic, which means it can last for months or...
Summer Time Depression

Summer Time Depression

Summertime Anxiety Dealing with summertime anxiety and depression is a lot like dealing with a summer flu. Feeling freaked out or down is never convenient but somehow when it’s sunny and warm out it’s even worse! Here are some tips to walk it back from the...