BLOG: When we sit with the pain of our patients, it’s important to remember that our psyches do not end at the edges of our skin, and that which is going on in the larger world impacts our inner worlds.
BLOG: Even for the nonobservant like me, the sacred stillness contained within those soaring walls and luminous stained-glass walls puts us in touch with something much larger than our individual lives.
BLOG: September 17, 2018 was designated as the first National Physician Suicide Awareness Day in this country. All of us in the mental health community can be grateful for the pioneering and hard work of Dr. Loice Swisher, who took the lead in making this happen.
BLOG: When I set out to walk 250 miles along the John Muir Trail this summer, I realized that before I left I learned of others’ fears about being alone for 4 weeks in the wilderness in the questions they would ask me.