Psychology: The Art of Survival

Chemical Balancing Act, Part Four

April 3rd, 2014

Many years ago, I posed a question to myself to help me understand my contribution to mental health.

Chemical Balancing Act, Part Three

March 20th, 2014

Less so today, there used to be a stream of people coming through my office who would say, “I have a chemical imbalance.” Of course, most were applying for Disability payments and would demonstrate

The Meaning of Life

March 9th, 2014

Though I did not realize it at the time, I was creating my own version of an experiment envisioned by 16 year old Albert Einstein. As Einstein imagined it, if he were to observe a beam of light, while travelling along with it, what would it look like? His imaginings brought him to a redefinition of the phenomenal universe.

Chemical Balancing Act, Part Two

March 3rd, 2014

I was asking a claimant about his history of treatment with psych meds during a Disability examination years ago. To which he spontaneously replied, “Do you know what those drugs do to you?

Chemical Balancing Act, Part One

February 19th, 2014

I believe that the problems of existence can only be partially relieved with the use of a pill because the biggest problems come out of our encounters with the world, a world that seems to be hell-bent on tripping us up as we wander carelessly down the halls of life.