Psychotherapy blog posts

Dr. Patch Adams

They all laughed — and got better

When Dr. Patch Adams first starting showing up at hospitals wearing his big red clown's nose, his fellow MDs thought perhaps he had lost his mind. Many expressed concern for the good doctor's stability. Adams asked these dubious medical professionals to humor him. They did. Soon enough, he led the profession into embracing healing of an unusual kind. That of laughter. Hunter D. "Patch" Adams of Washington, D.C., realized that laughter was … [ More ... ]

hearing inner thoughts about guilt

Guilt: Yes, it’s tricky

Just about all of us experience guilt one way or another. But how much, for how long, and in what circumstances? Did we pinch our younger brother when he took the last cookie from … [More... ]


Stress & anxiety