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October 28, 2014

Nzinga and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Yep. We've all had them. And mine was yesterday...a Monday, OF COURSE. Without going into details, let's just say by 6:15am, it had already declared itself […]
October 21, 2014

Mental Fitness is the New Sexy

Y'all might know (that's right, y'all-- Indiana roots!)  that I am the Official Psychiatrist for the Mental Fitness is Sexy campaign.  Well, this past Saturday, I had […]
September 18, 2014

Marijuana’s Effects on Health

OK,OK.  It took me a long time to get here but I do not believe marijuana should be illegal.  There, I said it.  Not because it […]
September 10, 2014

Preventing Domestic Violence – What Can I Do?

In the face of the Ray Rice tragedy, many are wondering, how can I protect my children from abusive relationships in the future? What can I […]
September 2, 2014

All Children Need to See Themselves in Superheroes

When this picture first came across my Facebook feed, I immediately felt all warm and fuzzy inside. What an awesome experience for this child to have. […]
August 31, 2014

ADHD: “It’s painful to sit still.”

A case study in ADHD. My son, Zahir, is 9 years old and diagnosed with ADHD. Last week in school, he and his classmates had to […]
August 14, 2014


I wrote this blog for the ACLU on the use of Solitary Confinement and the effect it has had on my brother, who has been imprisoned […]
August 2, 2014

Solitary Confinement: It Defines Who We Are

The Psychiatric Times published a compelling commentary by Douglas A. Kramer, MD regarding NY Solitary Confinement Reform efforts.  He asserts that "it defines who we are."  […]
July 29, 2014

New York State Agrees to Establish Medical Marijuana Program

Earlier this month, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Legislative Leaders announced an agreement on a bill that will establish a medical marijuana program for New York […]