Depression, Suicide Prevention, Trauma

5 Reasons Why: One Clinical Perspective on Why Viewing “13 Reasons Why” Should be Done with Caution

Working with children and adolescents has allowed me to keep my fingers on the pulse of what's trending for youth in pop culture. So when a few of my adolescent clients started referencing the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why, at the end of March, I felt compelled to watch it, so I could #1) have an… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why: One Clinical Perspective on Why Viewing “13 Reasons Why” Should be Done with Caution

Suicide Prevention

Suicide: Prevention & Intervention

As a private practicing clinician who's also worked in public education and have connected with many individuals, I have definitely experienced and worked with my fair share of those who have contemplated and/or attempted to take their own life.  Most can't wrap their minds around not seeing a way out.  Maybe it's because they haven't experienced… Continue reading Suicide: Prevention & Intervention