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Category Archives: Psychology
This little report in Nature made me want to hug a psychiatrist and a bunch of grandmothers in Zimbabwe. Dixon Chibanda is a major mover for mental health in his country. One of his long term projects has been to … Continue reading
I was checking something at my psychology website, systematically going through all the pages, when I came across the transcript of my number 10 speech at Toastmasters 20 years ago. The theme is that Toastmasters are traitors to society, and … Continue reading
A person at Quora asked: “Why do I feel so depressed sometimes, but then not feel anything the next day?” Someone answered: “Depression is like that. Sometimes it will just got you out of nowhere. It’s the chemical imbalance in … Continue reading
“Dr. Carlisle, I feel like killing myself, but I want your advice: should I go to the police first?” She paused, head hanging down. “Francine my dear, please call me Sue. Everybody does.” Then I allowed the continuing silence. The … Continue reading
You’d think that narrating an audiobook is easy, especially for an experienced public speaker. No, it isn’t. After many hours of trying, I gave up. My publisher, Victor Volkman, then hired his favourite audioator (like my new word?), Lisa Negren. … Continue reading
Just published by Michael Marshall in Nature is a readable, easy to understand essay about recent advances in understanding the biology of mental disorders. Most gratifying for me is that, once again, it bears out the nonsense of traditional psychiatric … Continue reading
Last month, Sara from the Luck-It Network released an interview with me. Today, 1st of May, she has published the second one. Its tone is very different from the first, so you will enjoy reading both. Please visit and comment.
You may be interested in my answer to this lady’s question.
Nina Savelle-Rocklin, Psy.D. is a psychoanalyst, author, and radio host specializing in food, weight, and body image issues. Internationally recognized for her unique perspective, she is the author of The Binge Cure: 7 Steps to Outsmart Emotional Eating and Food … Continue reading
Evidently, Dr. Bob Rich has walked the walk. He has been there, done it, helped others to do it and here in this very readable, succinct and yet hard-hitting work lets you know how you can do it as well. … Continue reading