A Psychologist's Thoughts on Clinical Practice, Behavior, and Life
August 31, 2015
The flood of shocking employee killings, most recently in Virginia of two TV reporters, raised the usual question: How can the seriously distressed worker be distinguished from those few that become violent? Unfortunately, they often canít.
Behavior and environment play their roles. Excessive alcohol and drug use increase the likelihood of impulsive, unwise (more…)
August 18, 2015
In addition to private clinical practice and writing, Iíve worked at hospitals, clinics, and a Community Mental Health Center, where I had both service and administrative responsibilities. While the clinical work was mostly enjoyable, the working atmosphere varied. At some settings, the co-workers were a boon; at others, the atmosphere could be accurately labeled as being ď (more…)
August 2, 2015
Two days ago, I upgraded my work desktop from Windows 7 to Windows 10 with some anxiety. But the process took about two hours and functioned on its own. Iím pleased to say that the results were far better than I expected. Though this judgment is necessarily personal, the new operating system is beautiful and (more…)