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Humor and Happiness

Humor and Happiness by Dr. Jim Amos.  A good read and a medical perspective on the importance of laughter and humor.

The Austin Community Grieves

The death of a young woman in the early hours of New Year’s Day in Austin, Texas has shaken the community.  Esme Barrera walked home from a New Year’s celebration and was murdered in her home – she was 29 years old.  Two other women were attacked on the same night, one in her home […]

Therapy Demystified: It’s All in the Relationship

In the presence of darkness, we break, we wound, and we crumble inside; in the presence of kindness, openness, and love we heal with one another. When asked what my “style” of therapy is, I spout an eclectic mixture of therapies like “psychodynamic, supportive, and relational psychotherapy,” but I truly believe that the most important […]

A Psychiatrist’s Perspective

Check out Dr. Jim Amos’s post about the continuity of care between psychiatry and psychotherapy. http://jajsamos.wordpress.com/2011/12/14/point-your-mouse-to-psychotherapy-blog-with-thanks-to-elena-s-bennett-lisw/ The relationship between mental health caregivers is an incredibly important gap to bridge.  My thanks so Dr. Amos for being a pioneer in this arena.