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Carolyn Phelps, Ph.D

Work Stress

February 19, 2014

Thanks so much to Bob Lyman and all of you who joined us on February 13th for our show on Work Stress instead of tuning into the Olympics. I for one did not want to miss the men’s short program in figure skating, so I had recorded it earlier. That way I got the best [...]

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Carolyn Phelps, Ph.D

Medications

February 10, 2014

Well, I wasn’t just whistling Dixie last night on the show when I said I had tried to cram a three-hour show inside of 24 minutes (which is approximately the real time that we have to actually discuss any topic on the show). I could have had both of them back on for the next [...]

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Carolyn Phelps, Ph.D

Doing Therapy

February 10, 2014

Well, last night we righted the wrong of not talking about what “Doing Therapy” is actually like. So let’s start from the top. When do you know if you should seek therapy or counseling? When your ability to function in your life is significantly below what it has been or what you would like it [...]

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Carolyn Phelps, Ph.D

So Much to Catch Up On!

January 22, 2014

It has been weeks since I have been out in the blogosphere and, wow, we have had three fantastic shows with fantastic guests! Maria Bamford is a story of persistence. Having suffered with inadequately treated obsessive compulsive disorder for many years, she finally was able to get specialized care that mattered. The type of treatment [...]

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Carolyn Phelps, Ph.D

Bipolar Disorder

December 17, 2013

I hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving! What a wonderful show we had on Thursday, December 12, 2013, and I think we will all agree that Heather Bates was the star of the evening.  She so graciously agreed to share her story with us and what a remarkable story it is! Just to recap, Heather’s [...]

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