Archive | January 2014

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Loss and Grief

In this episode of Psych Sessions, I interview Ms. Laurie Beth Morales.  Laurie Beth obtained her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Arizona State University.  She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, who has worked in a variety of treatment settings.  Grief is often characterized as an emotional roller coaster: On some days, those who […]

ADHD: A Psychiatric Perspective

In this episode of Psych Sessions, I interview Jacob Moussai (MD).  Dr. Moussai is a board certified psychiatrist by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is also an assistant clinical professor at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Department of Mental Health.  Dr. Moussai completed his adult psychiatry residency training at Yale School of Medicine, with […]

An Introduction To Phobias

In this episode of Psych Sessions, you will learn about the often misunderstood topic of phobias.  We’ll explore the difference between a phobia and a fear, learn about the different types of phobias, and touch on the diagnostic features, symptoms, and some approaches to treatment.  We also review a list of 10 phobias and what they are.

The Retiring Mind With Robert Delamontagne (PhD)

In this episode of Psych Sessions, I interview Robert Delamontagne (PhD).  Dr. Delamontagne obtained his doctorate in educational psychology from Georgia State University and is a leading expert on the psychological dynamics of retirement.  He is the author of The Retiring Mind® Series, which are books dedicated to helping retirees manage the negative psychological affects often […]