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Minority Mental Health: Everyday Traumas and Microaggressions

Just a few words about the presentation that I’ll be giving to the Association of Practicing Psychologists (APP.org), Montgomery & Prince George’s Counties on November 17th.  The topic is Minority Mental Health: Everyday Traumas and Microaggressions and its being offered as part of their Continuing Education series. APP is a professional organization for practicing psychiatrists,…

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Embolden Psychology Interview Series: Sam Tryon, MS RD

Embolden Psychology is fortunate to collaborate with and learn from incredible professionals who encourage a treatment team approach. The most efficacious treatment for clients requires individuals in different professions to work together with communication, knowledge, respect, and compassion for our patients and consumers. The Embolden Psychology interview series asked Sam Tryon, MS RD, a registered…

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Back to School Strategies

As summer wanes, many students (and parents) feel the excitement, the anticipation, and yes, the nervousness: The First Day of School.  It can be fraught. Small changes  can make a difference. FOR PARENTS: Practice the first day of school routine: Getting into a sleep routine BEFORE the first week of school will aide in easing…

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Mentors Are A Gift

In 1999, while completing my doctoral program, I joined forces with one of the best people in my industry. Initially, we worked together by phone: as a doctoral intern, I was seeing young patients at the eating disorders clinic and adolescent medicine center at Children’s National Medical Center and he was working with their parents.…

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Depression Facts

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and so this month we join Mental Health America in spreading the word that mental health is something everyone should care about. This is the first blog post in a series designed to help people have a better understanding of some of the most common mental health issues. This…

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