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Fourteen-Year-Old Kara Best on “How To Talk About Race” Part 2

Wow! I was so inspired by the show that just launched this week that I wanted to share the references that Kara Best mentioned. Thank you Cathleen, Andrea and Kara for making this week’s episode happen! ~Dr. Denise Here is show &… Kara’s Commentary: Thank you so much for having me! My March For Our Lives […]

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Chris Gordon’s Wait 4 me App to Empower Social Change Globally!

Happy Father’s Day! Compassion in action. Creativity. Connection. Consciousness. Awareness. Synchronicity. Service. Integration. Multidimensional Wellbeing. Racial Wellness. Empowerment. Global Change. Ancestral Healing.  Words that come to mind as I launch part 2 podcast episode with Chris as we discuss his GLOBAL INITIATIVE that help those around the world who feel as there is “NO WAY OUT!”  I […]

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Go INTO the Suffering When the Going Gets Tough

It was an honor to contribute to multiple media outlets this week in the article “The Top 10 Experts Share Their Tips for Overcoming Adversity.” Here is my contribution in the article above: Go INTO the Suffering When the Going Gets Tough. Denise McDermott M.D. DrDeniseMD.com “Face your suffering with a healthy mindset” is the […]

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Pandemic Mental Health Crisis and How To Stay Calm with Michel Pascal

The World Health Organization estimates that each year approximately one million people a year die from suicide.  With the unemployment rate sky rocketing, civil unrest and covid-19 on the rise again I can tell you that my patients are experiencing stress, depression, anxiety, and addiction to the point many are struggling with suicidal ideation. News […]

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Cam Adair on Quarantine & Gaming Addiction

Cam Adair is the founder of Game Quitters, the world’s largest support community for video game addiction, serving members in 95 countries. His work has been published in Psychiatry Research, and featured in two TEDx talks, NPR, BBC, Forbes, ABC 20/20, CNN, VICE, and Bloomberg, amongst many others. Listen here: https://media.blubrry.com/thedrdeniseshow/content.blubrry.com/thedrdeniseshow/recording-1_postproductions_2020-06-12-t08-44-37am-final-mix.mp3 Quarantine & Gaming Addiction By […]

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On Alchemy with Dr. Denise and Dr. Best

The evolution of the launch of this series is mind-blowing to me! There are no coincidences. Only CO-Incidences. Dr. Best and I reunited after 20 years of practicing as integrative psychiatrists to record our first show a few weeks ago. When we hung up the phone we caught up and realized that our own personal […]

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Pandemic Addiction!

Cathleen O’Toole and Dr. Denise discuss right here: https://media.blubrry.com/thedrdeniseshow/content.blubrry.com/thedrdeniseshow/recording-1_postproductions_2020-05-28-t12-40-04pm-final-mix_3_.mp3 I am on the frontlines of mental health crisis’ every day. I have patients that have > suicidal thoughts & I have made home visits (outside/with masks) to help with addiction crisis’! As a society WE need to UNITE in honor of > awareness about the […]

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