Neuroscience of Schizophrenia: Simplified

How much do you know about this mental illness that has become so stigmatized in our society today? What causes this disease, and what can increase one’s vulnerability to getting it? Let’s explore these questions and more.

COVID-19 and Communities of Color

Of the many socioeconomic impacts that communities of color are experiencing in the face of COVID-19, I’ll discuss five of these impacts and share my thoughts as a mental health counselor.

Anxiety: an Overview

Let’s talk about where anxiety came from, different ways it can manifest, and different options for treatment.

Neuroscience of Addiction: Simplified

Why do we get hooked on social media? What makes drugs addictive? Can sugar really change our brain chemistry? Let’s explore the science behind pleasure, reward, and addiction.

COVID-19 Reflections

Coping with the pandemic of COVID-19 has provided a strange, frightening, and insightful experience. Join me in reflection.

Neuroscience of Anxiety: Simplified

How much do you know about anxiety? Let’s explore the brain chemistry behind it, related symptoms, and how anti-anxiety medications actually work.

How Canines Drive Emotional Well-being

How do dogs make us feel better about ourselves? What sorcery do they possess? Our relationships with dogs affect our brain chemistry, psychology, and sense of well-being.