Gratitude Lists

I finished one week of Child Psych. So far, I'm having a really hard time wrapping my head around psychiatry. So much of it seems...subjective? Or at least to the point that I don't have enough knowledge yet to recognize the true diagnostic process. I feel pretty comfortable interviewing medical patients and trying to understand …

Child Psych Begins…

Just finished my second day of Child Psych- boy, is it different. I am working at a partial hospitalization program downtown, so the kiddies come during the day for an average of 1-2 weeks and go home at night. The have group therapy, classroom sessions, and 1:1 therapy. They learn coping mechanisms, meditation, and how …

This week one of my 5 year old patients told me I smell like animal crackers. I'm taking it as a compliment. The joys of pediatrics.

Book Rec!

Just finished Shrinks by Jefferey A. Lieberman and Ogi Ogas. Check out this review. Highly recommended. It puts into perspective how far the field has come, yet how far we need to go.