Monthly Archives: July 2013

Column Image The Role of Medication in Therapy

For the past twenty years and more, filmmakers have depicted various types of therapy situations.  From the comedy Analyze This starring Robert De Niro and Billy Crystal to the provocative HBO series In Treatment, the role of a Psychiatrist has captured the fascination of the general public. Probably the most … Continue reading >

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Column Image Grief in the Public Media: Mourning the Loss of ‘Glee’ Star Cory Monteith

Grief is in the news this week with the death of 31-year old ‘Glee’ actor Cory Monteith who passed away Saturday, July 13th of an overdose of heroin and alcohol. The Canadian-born actor, who played Finn Hudson on the Fox TV series about a high school glee club, has touched … Continue reading >

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Column Image Normal or Not? The Distinction between Grief and Depression

Recently a client came to my office following the death of her husband. When asked what brought her to therapy, she responded by saying her adult children had suggested she come. “Why?” I asked, for which she replied, “They are worried that I might be depressed.” In fact, many people … Continue reading >

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