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Meet Andrew

Meet Andrew

Over the next few weeks, you’ll meet our incredible practitioners at Pacific Integrative Psychiatry. (Last week, we met our Psych NP extraordinaire, Josh Habansky.) Practitioner of the Week: Andrew...
Meet Josh

Meet Josh

We’re well into January and I thought this would be a good time for some reintroductions. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be featuring our incredible practitioners at Pacific Integrative Psychiatry....
How to use your out of network benefits

How to use your out of network benefits

Do you take my insurance?  {Contact first name}, that’s one of the first questions people ask when looking for a psychiatrist or therapist.  ‣ You probably know that many mental health practitioners...
Is it bad to snooze?

Is it bad to snooze?

Are you a snoozer? If so, how many times do you hit the snooze button in the morning?  I spoke with MindBodyGreen about snoozing in their new article. Emma Loewe, the author, did a great job of...
How I Ate While Traveling

How I Ate While Traveling

I just got back from an amazing conference at Harvard Medical School on Consciousness: Science, Spirituality, & Social Impact.  There were all kinds of talks ranging from physics, neurology,...
3 Tips for More Energy

3 Tips for More Energy

Do you ever wish you could feel more alert in the morning and have more energy during the day?  I’m with you.  Here are my top 3 tips that I have been following for over three years that allow my...
Spirituality and Mental Health

Spirituality and Mental Health

  At first thought it might seem that spirituality has nothing to do with mental health, psychiatry, or therapy (or perhaps everything to do with it?). The word “spiritual” might conjure up a...
Is Omega-3 Good For Mental Health?

Is Omega-3 Good For Mental Health?

Did you know your brain is mostly made up of fat?  ‣ Approximately 60% of the brain is fat ‣ That’s why eating a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids (healthy fats) is key for optimal cognitive function...
3 Problems You Can Solve with Therapy

3 Problems You Can Solve with Therapy

With the growing interest in mental health, sometimes people ask what kinds of issues a therapist can help you with.  While everyone has unique needs, there are 3 core areas that many of us struggle...
What Is The Best Treatment For PMDD?

What Is The Best Treatment For PMDD?

“I feel like I’m going crazy,” one of my patients said to me last week.  She’d just had a particularly difficult episode of premenstrual symptoms that resulted in what she described as a...