Colleagues at the Center for Motivation and Change in NYC have written an indispensable book for families with a loved one struggling with addiction. In this book, families will learn how to use a positive approach that does not involve confrontation. [Read more…] about Beyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People Change
In a letter published in USA Today, Dr. Ascher responds to the mass shootings in a Colorado movie theater.
A history of trauma is likely informing the different ways the public tries to cope with their grief, either by passionately calling for more gun control or fiercely defending one’s right to protect themselves with guns in the face of violence.
This is not the time to assign blame to one another. This is a time to [Read more…] about Reacting to a traumatic event with empathy for the victims
In an article published in PsychCentral, Dr. Ascher describes what psychotherapy means for him and his patients. [Read more…] about Psychotherapy is about much more than fixing what’s broken
As reported by Penn Medicine, psychiatric medications can lead to vision problems and vision loss can exacerbate psychiatric conditions. Medication for psychiatric conditions can lead to vision loss. Eye problems, whether or not the result of psychiatric medications, can then feed a cycle of mental health challenges. [Read more…] about Psychiatric conditions and vision loss