There has been a lot of interest and commentary about my interview with Rev. Howard Caesar that was released on my podcast on 5/1/17. In order to make this valuable information available to as many people as possible, I have had the interview transcribed. Dr. Denise: This is the Dr. Denise Show. I am Denise […]
It is children’s mental health awareness week and I have been asked what I think about the Netflix Series, “13 Reasons Why.” I cannot tell you how grateful I was to receive this email from our school district that my own children attend. As a mother and a child psychiatrist I am sharing this with […]
“Emergency Well-Being”, Episode 4: “What can we do when we have anxiety?”
It is an honor to be interviewed by Simonetta Lein to discuss my mindfulness approach to mental health and be a part of her “Empowering Style” series. To hear more about who Simonetta Lien is listen to our podcast!
Since December 1, 2016 I have had seven patients in my practice with suicidal thoughts, 5 of the 7 individuals were under age 16. In all of my years as a psychiatrist in private practice I have not experienced this level of acuity of patients in crisis simultaneously since I worked on the inpatient unit […]
“Emergency Well-Being”, Episode 3: “What can we do when we have PTSD?”
Pharmacogenetic testing aims to genetically guide prescriptions to improve patient response and decrease side effects. We are living at an exciting time in science and pharmacogenetic testing is another tool that can guide a more precise treatment plan. Factors such as the environment and lifestyle choices (nutrition, exercise, meditation, etc) are always taken into consideration […]
“Emergency Well-Being”, Episode 2: “How can we sleep better?”
Being healthy and well requires a level of physical and emotional awareness for ALL of us. This is why I prescribe mindfulness as part of every mental health thrive plan for children, teens and adults. As a board certified adult and child psychiatrist that has seen thousands of patients I view a practice of mindfulness […]
“Emergency Well-Being”, a video series with Dr. Denise McDermott, M.D. and Michel Pascal discussing the important bridge between psychiatry and meditation for daily stress.