MOST RECENT OPINION & EDITORIAL PUBLICATIONS
March 24, 2023 | I Finally Got Used to Practicing Telepsychiatry. Now the DEA Wants to Change Everything
March 22, 2023 | The Unmatched Need Not Suffer Alone
March 15, 2023 | How Overturning Roe vs Wade Changed Match Day 2023
February 15, 2023 | Self-Confidence Is Just Telling Yourself the Right Stories
February 13, 2023 | There’s a Name for the Constant Helplessness You Feel When You Work in Mental Health Care
January 13, 2023 | Doctors Can’t Outrun Trauma Either
December 14, 2022 | When Winter Malaise Hits, Is More Light Enough?
September 15, 2022 | The Psychology of September
June 24, 2022 | I’m a Psychiatrist, and Numb Is a Valid Feeling Right Now
February 17, 2022 | I’m a Psychiatrist, and Women Aren’t Being Honest About Their Sex Lives
January 18, 2022 | I’m a Psychiatrist and Yellowjackets is One of the Best Portrayals of Trauma I’ve Seen on TV
October 11, 2022 | 6 Less Obvious Signs of Burnout You Should Definitely Pay Attention To
March 9, 2022 | Here’s Why Pandemic Fatigue Is (Still) So Draining
August 5, 2022 | Q&A on Physician Burnout with Jessi Gold, MD, MS
March 7, 2022 | Tips on Talking to Kids on Mask Mandates Being Lifted in Schools
November 18, 2021 | I’m a Psychiatrist and Its OK If You Need a Xanax to Hang Out With Your Mom Over the Holidays
June 2, 2021 | Naomi Osaka Tried to Protect Her Mental Health, and the Response is Sadly Predictable
March 23, 2021 | In Her New Documentary, Demi Lovato Says Being a Mental Health Advocate Almost Killed Her
October 5, 2021 | How Can You Tell if Therapy is Actually Working?
October 5, 2021 | 13 Signs It’s Time to Consider Therapy
September 29, 2021 | 10 Common Return-to-Work Concerns – And How to Mentally Prepare For Them
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?
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’
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
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?
April 2, 2020 | Calling Health Care Workers “Heroes” Erases Just How Terrified And Exposed They Really Are
April 16, 2020 | Health Care Workers Speaking Truth On Social Media: Amplify and Protect Their Voices
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
October 15, 2019 | The Little Things: Scope@10,000
April 13, 2020 | Good Mental Health During COVID-19
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
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
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
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 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