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I’m A Psychiatrist Who Treats Health Workers

I’m A Psychiatrist Who Treats Health Workers

Written by: Jessi Gold Read the original article here.  A couple of Saturdays ago, I slept in until 11 a.m. I haven’t done that since college. As I peeled myself out of bed, I convinced myself it was just one of those days. I must’ve needed the sleep, and a lot of it....

How to recover from burnout even if you are burned to a crisp

How to recover from burnout even if you are burned to a crisp

By Dr. Liz Slonena, PsyD If you’re reading this, you may be burning the candle at both ends. Smothered, overwhelmed, and confined, it’s a challenge to even catch a break between back-to-back Zoom calls, calming the kids, and hushing the pups. Burnout hurts, but it...

4 Key Mindfulness Principles for OCD

4 Key Mindfulness Principles for OCD

How to cultivate new ways to respond to obsessions and compulsions Written by Dana Jaffe 1. Take an observer stance. The focus here is putting some distance between ourselves and our thoughts. It is a skill called cognitive defusion, and the idea is to simply observe...