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“Consider Skipping New Year’s Resolutions in 2021: Focus on Self-Compassion Instead” on Psychology Today

By |2021-01-05T15:54:57-05:00January 5th, 2021|Categories: Anxiety, COVID, Depression/Anxiety, Psychology, Psychology Today|Tags: , , , , |

2020 has been difficult for many people. That is a vast understatement. You most likely experienced loss this year that you have never experienced before. You may have had a change in or loss of your job; your kids may have switched to online school; you may have picked up on unhealthy coping mechanisms; you may [...]

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“Yes, You’re Experiencing Another Wave of Covid-19 Fatigue” on Psychology Today

By |2020-12-21T12:15:43-05:00December 21st, 2020|Categories: Anxiety, COVID, Depression/Anxiety, Psychology, Psychology Today|Tags: , , , , |

It may seem like getting your hopes up and then having things fall apart can be tougher than not having anything to look forward to at all. There's a name for this type of feeling — learned helplessness. It is a feeling of powerlessness, that no matter what you do it won't change your circumstances. When [...]

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Talking Brains Episode: Preschoolers, ADHD, and a Pandemic with Esta Rapoport Ed.D.

By |2020-11-18T17:06:31-05:00November 18th, 2020|Categories: ADHD, COVID, Crisis, Psychology, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: Stephanie Sarkis PhD discusses parenting preschoolers with ADHD during a pandemic with Esta Rapoport Ed.D.Parenting a preschooler is a challenge. Parenting a preschooler with ADHD is more of a challenge. Parenting a preschooler with ADHD and during a pandemic is the ultimate challenge. Dr. Esta Rapoport gives you guidance on positive parenting, particularly [...]

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Talking Brains Episode: Millennials: Highest Risk of Anxiety, Depression, & Suicide with Ari Tuckman, PsyD CST

By |2020-09-22T18:10:02-04:00September 22nd, 2020|Categories: ADHD, COVID, Crisis, Psychiatry, Psychology, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: Stephanie Sarkis PhD discusses millennials & the risk of anxiety, depression, and suicide with Ari Tuckman, PsyD. According to a new CDC study, adults 18-24 have the highest rate of anxiety, depression, and suicidal behavior of any age group. I'm joined by Ari Tuckman PsyD CST to talk about why this is [...]

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“Expect Increased Anxiety and Depression in College Students” on Psychology Today

By |2020-09-03T20:18:48-04:00September 2nd, 2020|Categories: ADHD, Anxiety, College, COVID, Depression/Anxiety, Psychology, Psychology Today|Tags: , , , , , , |

Young adults currently have an increased risk of anxiety, depression, and suicide. A U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) survey of adults taken the last week of June (one of the peak months of the pandemic), found that 25.5% in adults aged 18 to 24 responded that they had seriously considered suicide in the past 30 days. This age group also [...]

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Talking Brains Episode: Psychiatry, ADHD, and a Pandemic with Mark Wilson MD

By |2020-08-05T19:33:46-04:00August 5th, 2020|Categories: ADHD, COVID, Crisis, Psychiatry, Psychology, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: Stephanie Sarkis PhD discusses psychiatry, ADHD, and COVID pandemic with Mark Wilson MD. What is it like to be a psychiatrist with ADHD during a pandemic? In this episode of Talking Brains, I speak with Mark Wilson MD about our new normal during the COVID-19 crisis, and how he got through medical [...]

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