Posts From: making meaning Category

Posted On: 23 Oct,2015 By:
Category: Diagnosis

Diagnosis and Medication: Do They Help?

Mental Illness   I’ve noticed a couple of trends as a psychologist. People are much more

Posted On: 19 May,2012 By:
Category: Making Meaning

Making Meaning of the Absolute Truth in Psychiatric Diagnosis

The last few months I’ve been reading books on subjects such as couple’s therapy, introversion, sex drive, infidelity, and mindfulness. As I’ve been reading, a growing sense of unease has lead me to re-consider labels.

Posted On: 28 May,2011 By:
Category: Depression, Making Meaning, Solution-focused

Finding Meaning in Life when you’re Feeling Depressed

Years ago I read a fascinating book by Viktor Frankl, a Jewish psychiatrist and World War II survivor of the Holocaust entitled, Man’s Search for Meaning. It was an incredibly moving autobiography of his experiences as a prisoner of war and his well-considered thoughts on the meaning of life.