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I'm a psychiatrist who's passionate about integrating Western medicine, Eastern philosophy, and holistic approaches to help people live richer and fuller lives

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It’s been so long, I’m not sure where to start. I haven’t written because I’ve been in a hole, and to write about it would have made it more real, and I felt ashamed about what was happening to me. I was ashamed at how deep I had fallen. My last round of intensive chemo finished in early […]



The morning is the most difficult time of day. The morning is when I wake gripped with fear, my heart seized with terror at the thought of waking up, getting out of bed, living through the day. It’s hard to describe the fear to those who haven’t lived it. If you haven’t lived it, I […]


The Trauma

My chemotherapy schedule has started to wind down. I have one more very intense 8-week block left, which may or may not happen, but either way have completed over 9 months of a year-long course of chemotherapy. You might think I’d be ecstatic. Isn’t this what I’ve been waiting for all this time? But after […]

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