Tag Archives: depression

Episode 35 – Rebecca Lombardo on the stigma of mental health challenges

Rebecca Lombardo is the author of “It’s Not Your Journey“, a moving account of her 25-year battle with mental illness. She is a Huffington Post blogger, contributor for The Mighty, and a podcast host. She was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of 19. She has battled that as well as several other conditions […]

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Episode 32: Dr. Jess Shatkin on his new book “Born To Be Wild”

Attention Parents, Teachers and Educators: Renowned Child Psychiatrist, Dr. Jess Shatkin discusses his brilliant new release, “Born To Be Wild, Why Teens Take Risks and How We Can Help Keep them Safe!” Nationally recognized child and adolescent psychiatrist Jess P. Shatkin, M.D., M.P.H., is one of the country’s foremost voices in child and adolescent mental […]

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Episode 31: Cam Adair on Video Game Addiction

Cam Adair is the founder of Game Quitters, the world’s largest support community for video game addiction serving 25,000 members/month in 81 countries. His work has been featured in two TEDx talks (here and here), and in Forbes, BBC, ABC News, Vice, CBC, CTV, The Star, The Huffington Post, SiriusXM, and TV Asia, amongst many […]

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Child Abuse Survivor-Author-Speaker-Advocate Patrick Dati on The Dr. Denise Show

Patrick Dati is an author, motivational speaker and advocate, who has delivered speeches across the United States to audiences of every age and demographic. Patrick’s speeches give his audiences the understanding that healing is possible! That you too can survive and heal. Dati has recently signed on with the Elite Speaking Bureau, owned and operated […]

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Dr. Denise Interviews Jacqueline Basulto on her role in Mental Health Advocacy and Suicide Prevention at Columbia University – Podcast Transcription

Here is the transcription of my interview with Jacqueline on 6/17/17. You will shed tears, be inspired and want to take action! Thank you Jacqueline. ~Dr. Denise Dr. Denise: This is the Dr. Denise Show. I’m doctor Denise McDermott, an adult and child psychiatrist, specializing in an integrative approach to mental health. I believe in […]

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Columbia University Graduate and Mental Health Advocate Jacqueline Basulto on Suicide Prevention

Jacqueline Basulto is a recent graduate of Columbia University. After witnessing seven student deaths in less than a year and experiencing mental health challenges herself, Jacqueline felt the need to do something to change the way higher education institutions handle psychological illnesses. Today, Jacqueline lives in Manhattan and is the founder of the mobile application […]

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Let’s Discuss “13 Reasons Why”

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 […]

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