Category Archives: Advice on psychiatry

The Psychiatric Crisis

FreePsychArticles #4:   Pinchas: The Ultimate in Crisis Intervention In the story of Pinchas, in the Biblical book of Numbers (Bamidbar), that traverses two parshiot, we see a snapshot of crisis intervention and resolution.   To review, we are witness … Continue reading

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Dealing WIth Trauma

FreePsychArticles#24    NEW PERSPECTIVES OF TRAUMA I use the word “New” because these observations are new to me, and may have been discussed by others already. My handle on PTSD and other trauma-related disorders has recently come in contact with a broader view. Treatment … Continue reading

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Advise for Bipolar Child

FreePsychArticles#23        UNSOLICITED LETTER TO THE PARENT OF A BIPOLAR CHILD To Whom It May Concern: You didn’t ask or inquire or request my advise.    I’m almost sure you don’t really want to know what I’m going to … Continue reading

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A Need for Vigilance

FreePsychArticles#22      OUT OF THE CLEAR BLUE SKY? Recent events over the last month have shocked the world…again.   Innocents were brutally murdered in Borough Park, Norway and Beersheva by different men for different reasons.   We are horrified … Continue reading

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The Stigma of Mental Illness

FreePsychArticles #6  The Stigma of Mental Illness? Let’s start by defining ‘stigma’ and start thinking about how it works in modern society. stig·ma “a mark of disgrace or infamy; a stain or reproach, as on one’s reputation.”   The idealism … Continue reading

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The Psychiatric Crisis

FreePsychArticles #4:   Pinchas: The Ultimate in Crisis Intervention In the story of Pinchas, in the Biblical book of Numbers (Bamidbar), that traverses two parshiot, we see a snapshot of crisis intervention and resolution.   To review, we are witness … Continue reading

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Advice for Families and Friends

FreePsychArticles #3:  How Do Those Who Care Deal With The Identified Mental Patient? I believe this question is one of the most broad reaching questions in the field of mental health.   Even a meager attempt to answer it would … Continue reading

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