As I’ve mentioned before in different blog posts, anxiety and worry are comorbid, or occur together, with depression about 60% of the time. Also, as I’ve mentioned, I’ve found it interesting as a behaviorist to watch people engage in behavior over and over again that does not work, yet they continue to do it. As the punchline to one of my favorite stories goes, “If it makes you sick, why do you do it?”
Rain or shine, come on out for the Denver Brain Run at Sloan's Lake Park on September 21st.
TMS Solutions is excited to participate in the upcoming Brain Run in Denver, Colorado this weekend. Corporately we'll have eleven runners from our ten offices and two virtual runners. We're excited for mental health and awareness and hope if you're in Denver, that you'll come out and support the cause!
It is a rare privilege to live in the age of giants whose discoveries change forever the direction of your specialty field. It is even a greater privilege to be educated by these great minds. I had the privilege and honor of learning from Dr. B.F. Skinner in the early 70s as he changed my direction to behaviorism which I have practiced for the last 50 years. In a similar way, Dr. Tony Barker, the inventor of transcranial magnetic stimulation, has changed the course of psychiatry by introducing it to neuromodulation, and in doing so, has certainly changed my focus over the last number of years.
Way before HIPAA existed, counselors, psychologists, and psychiatrists were trained to protect the identity of their patients, and this certainly included testimonials. Times have changed, and patient testimonials are ubiquitous. In considering this, I think it’s due to two factors.
What a wonderful opportunity to experience individuals who, truly, want to give back to the betterment of human life. This last weekend Dr. Sammons and I had the privilege to participate in this amazing event.
Jerri Sher is a two-time Emmy Award-winning filmmaker who has just completed work on her latest documentary, Quiet Explosions. It addresses the issue of traumatic brain injury (TBI) across the spectrum of military members, athletes, and civilians.