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.
Thank you, Dennis (The Anxiety Guy) for having me as a guest this week on your show. I look forward to interviewing you this spring!
The amount of gratitude as I start to write this post is immeasurable. Why? I met and collaborated with some amazing souls in 2016 that have ignited an “altruism momentum” that leaves me speechless. This includes ALL of you that are reading this and have been a part of this journey. Mindset is everything and […]
As a society we are having a mental health care crisis. According to the April 2016 Center for Disease Control and Prevention Report, the number of suicides in the United States has been on the rise every year from 1999-2014 in every age group except those 75 years and older. In 2014, 13 people out […]
There has been a lot of interest and commentary about my interview with Lauren Batchelder that was released on my podcast on December 16, 2016. 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’m Dr. […]
It is an important time in history for the United States of America and for the rest of OUR planet. There are a wide variety of reactions to this emotionally galvanizing election. People that have never needed to seek psychological counseling are experiencing varying degrees of adjustment disorder with depressed or anxious mood and an […]
With the holidays approaching it is a time for all of us to get together with loved ones, to enjoy good food and laughter, to celebrate our deepest convictions, and to be charitable to others. It is also a time to stop, to pause and to reflect on what we are grateful for. Do you […]
I just returned from New York City after attending a performance on 11/14/16 at Carnegie Hall called, “Relax-sing” by Michel Pascal. I am still smiling after experiencing his musical performance that parallels his work that he does as a meditation teacher and as an author of his book, “Meditation for Daily Stress: 10 Practices for […]
Our children are paying attention to the media, the news and to “US.” We are their role models. Their developing minds do not miss a beat. Every negative word, idea, or action is imprinted in their minds. So is every positive phrase, inspirational thought or act of kindness. Our thoughts and actions shape our health […]