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MOST RECENT OPINION & EDITORIAL PUBLICATIONS

July 21, 2021 | I’m a Psychiatrist and I Even Kept My Mental Health Meds a Secret

June 30, 2021 | 11 Coping Skills Therapists Use to Deal with Their (Really Hard) Jobs

June 2, 2021 | Naomi Osaka Tried to Protect Her Mental Health, and the Response is Sadly Predictable

May 19, 2021 | I’m a Psychiatrist, and Here’s How to Know If You Are Actually Doing Fine

March 23, 2021 | In Her New Documentary, Demi Lovato Says Being a Mental Health Advocate Almost Killed Her

March 4, 2021 | I’m a Psychiatrist who Treats Health Workers. A Year into the Pandemic, We’re All Suffering from Burnout 

2019 – 2020

March 26, 2020 | No, These Medicines Cannot Cure Coronavirus

May 13, 2020 | Could COVID-19 Finally Destigmatize Mental Illness?

March 30, 2020 | It’s Time to Get Serious About End-of-Life Care for High-Risk Coronavirus Patients

August 7, 2019 | The Dangers of Linking Gun Violence and Mental Illness

March 17, 2020 | Taylor Swift, The Leader We Need Now

July 21, 2020 | Colleges are Getting Ready to Blame Their Students

November 18, 2020 | ‘My Coping Skills as a Therapist in 2020: Fail, Fail Again and Then Keep Trying’

September 21, 2020 | As a Feminist Therapist, Coping with Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death is Complicated | Opinion

September 8, 2020 | ‘We Are Therapists. After 6 Months of Lockdown, We’re Almost at Breaking Point’

January 9, 2020 | ‘Friendly’ Emails Are Not Evidence Harvey Weinstein Did Nothing Wrong | Opinion

January 8, 2021 | You’re Not Wrong for Hoping 2021 Would be Better – And Being Upset That it Isn’t 

December 8, 2020 | If Depression and Anxiety are ‘Normal’ Right Now, When Should I Be Worried?  

September 3, 2020 | 17 Totally Normal Feelings to Have as a College Student Right Now

September 1, 2020 | We’re Basically All Struggling With Mental Health Right Now – Let’s Normalize It. 

June 18, 2020 | I’m Struggling With Teletherapy, Too – and I am a Psychiatrist

May 20, 2020 | How Surviving a Near Death Experience Has Affected My Care for Coronavirus Patients

April 7, 2020 | 8 Coping Strategies From a Psychiatrist Who’s Also Anxious and Afraid

December 20, 2019 | Susannah Cahalan on Her New Book, Mental Illness, and the Power of Diagnosis

November 27, 2019 | No, You Shouldn’t Call Someone ‘Crazy.’ But Do We Have to Ban The Word Entirely?

November 18, 2019 | Here’s What I Tell My Patients Who Are Worried About ‘Antidepressant Withdrawal’

November 6, 2019 | How ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Got That EMDR Therapy Episode So Right

October 4, 2019 | 7 Little Ways to Deal With the Emotional Rollercoaster That is College

July 16, 2019 | Can You Ever Be Friends With Your Former Therapist?

July 12, 2019 | What If You Don’t Feel Like Yourself Without Anxiety?

January 24, 2019 | Is It A Bad Idea To See The Same Therapist As Someone You Know?

May 25, 2020 | The Problem With Comparing Health Care Workers to Soldiers on Memorial Day

April 2, 2020 | Calling Health Care Workers “Heroes” Erases Just How Terrified And Exposed They Really Are

May 31, 2020 | Don’t Use ‘Deaths of Despair’ as Rationale For Reopening the Country Too Soon 

April 16, 2020 | Health Care Workers Speaking Truth On Social Media: Amplify and Protect Their Voices

April 3, 2020 | The COVID-19 Crisis To Few Are Talking About: Health Care Workers’ Mental Health

April 13, 2020 | Fear and Isolation May Not Actually Bring A Rise In Suicides

November 18, 2020  | Doctors: Health Care Workers are Experiencing More Than COVID-19 Burnout

November 25, 2020 | The Biden Coronavirus Task Force Has a Mental Health Problem

December 30, 2020 | The Silver Linings of 2020

December 11, 2020 | Taylor Swift is Getting Healthcare Workers Through the Pandemic

December 7, 2020 | The COVID Cloud is Real

August 22, 2020 | Katie Hill on Past Relationships, Sharing her Suicidal Thoughts, and How She’s Healing

August 3, 2020 | Here’s What its Like to Love Someone with Bipolar Disorder

May 19, 2020 | Hey Newscasters: You Should Cry More

September 27, 2019 | What the Grey’s Anatomy Premiere Got Wrong About Mental Health, According to a Psychiatrist

August 13, 2019 | This New Book Answers Every Vagina Question You’re Scared To Google

April 26, 2019 | What Exactly Does It Mean To “Check-In” For Mental Health Care? 

March 29, 2019 | Grey’s Anatomy Took On Rape – And Got It Really Right

February 28, 2019 | For Nurses, The “Patients Always Right” Attitude Opens The Door For Abuse

February 28, 2019 | I Learned To Buy My Scrubs Smaller, So Doctors Would Stop Looking Down My Shirt

February 28, 2019 | My Married Boss Offered To Pay Off My Med School Loans – If I Slept With Him

February 28, 2019 | You Have To Be “One Of The Guys” In My Medical Specialty – And I’m Not One

November 27, 2019  | How to Balance Work and College: A Mental Health Perspective

August 7, 2019 | How To Maintain Mental and Physical Health In College

May 13, 2020 | The Pandemic is Spiking Anxiety. Before You Take Anxiety Medication, Understand the Risks. 

December 16, 2020 | Jessica Gold and Jenny Duncan: Stress and Anxiety Undermine Medical Community’s Coronavirus Fight 

May 4, 2020 | Still Want to Be a Doctor Post COVID-19?

April 13, 2020 | Weathering the Storm: What Psychiatrists Want You To Know

June 30, 2020 | The Invisible Wounds of COVID-19: The Mental Health Crisis in Health Care Workers

July 31, 2020 | The Invisible Wounds of COVID-19: The Mental Health Crisis in Health Care Workers

October 15, 2019 | The Little Things: Scope@10,000

April 13, 2020 | Good Mental Health During COVID-19

April 30, 2019 | Feeling Like a Fraud? Reframe Your Thoughts To Confront Imposter Syndrome

February 15, 2019 | What’s The Deal With Antidepressants and College Life

January 9, 2019 | Bandersnatch: You Can Choose Your Ending, But Proceed With Caution

April 29, 2019 | How To Talk To A College Student About Marijuana And Their Mental Health

December 30, 2020 | Becoming a Doctor

May 4, 2020 | Telehealth is Uncomfortable, but Necessary

November 21, 2019 | From Observer to Influencer: The Power of #MedTwitter

December 7, 2019 | Why Doctors Need to Be on Twitter

February 5, 2019 | The First Day Of Anatomy

2016 – 2018

December 11, 2018 | How Can You Tell If Therapy Is Actually Working?

October 31, 2018 | 9 Awkward Questions You Probably Want to Ask Your New Therapist

August 3, 2018 | A Psychiatrist Explains Why You Might Feel Annoyed When You Hear Celebrities Talk About Anxiety

October 11, 2018 | Why You’re About to See A Lot More Women With This Tattoo

September 13, 2018 | Mental Illness is All Over TV- Here’s Why That’s Not Always A Good Thing

March 14, 2018 | For Women in Health Care, Is Danger Part Of The Job?

February 27, 2018 | We Should Have Seen the USA Swimming Sexual Abuse Allegations Coming

January 28, 2018 | Why Judge Aquilina’s Handling of the Larry Nassar’s Sentencing Is So Important For Abuse Survivors

June 12, 2017 | From Doctor To Doct-her: The Tale Of A Skeptical Feminist

February 15, 2017 | Woah, I’m Your Doctor — Swipe Left!

January 31, 2017 | The Imperfect Healer

December 20, 2016 | Emotional Support Animals: From Skeptical Prescriber To True Believer

October 28, 2016 | Inpatient Psychiatry: Not all Needles, Drugs And Locks

January 28, 2018 | A Plea For Partnership And Change Regarding Gun Violence

June 2, 2017 | Letter To The Editor: Mental Health- We Know the Problems, We Need Help Fixing Them

November 15, 2018 | What This Is Us Gets Right-And Wrong-About Depression

December 11, 2018 | Solid Gold Advice: How Do I Manage Stress During Finals?

October 29, 2018 | Solid Gold Advice: When Is It Time for Me To Seek Professional Support?

October 4, 2018 | Introducing Solid Gold Advice: Letter From An Imposter

December 4, 2018 | Top 10 Media Tips For Psychiatrists And Residents

December 7th, 2017 | Burnout’s Roots May Lie In Young M.D.s’ Expectations of Themselves

January 24th, 2017 | A Coin Flip

August 5, 2016 | The Mirror

August 14, 2018 | Is There An Opioid Overdose On Board

July 24, 2018 | Demi Lovato Drug Overdose-Saved By Narcan

September 4, 2018 | And…How Old Are You?

2011 – 2015

May 29, 2012 | Medical Humanities: Extracurricular Activity Or Critical Curricular Component

December 12, 2012 | To The Health Professionals During Hurricane Sandy: Thank You

November 15, 2011 | The Stigma Of HIV Continues Today

July 18, 2011 | The Side Effects of Cancer Treatment Go Beyond Losing Your Hair

June 30, 2011 | The First Brain A Medical Student Sees In Anatomy Lab

June 22, 2011 | A Medical Student Doing Clinical Rotations At The VA

June 15, 2011 | Is First Do No Harm Really Part Of The Hippocratic Oath

June 8, 2011 | What It Means To Be Sick As A Medical Student

June 2, 2011 | Cancer In The Gross Anatomy Lab

May 26, 2011 | Doing The Physical Exam For The First Time As A Medical Student

May 18, 2011 | Medical School Starts With Anatomy Lab

May 13, 2011 | Medical Students Asking A Patient About Death

May 7, 2012 | Advice To My Former Self