Whole Person Treatment of Mental Illness with Dr. Margaret S. Chisolm MD, FAMEE, FACP, FAAP

[Episode 73 of the Intentional Clinician Podcast]

This is an interview that you should not miss. Dr. Margaret Chisolm, MD, discusses her new book “From Survive to Thrive: Living Your Best Life with Mental Illness”(Johns Hopkins University Press) on The Intentional Clinician podcast.

Dr. Margaret Chisolm, MD, and Paul Krauss, MA, LPC, talk about how mental health care is changing in the United States. Dr. Margaret Chisolm, MD, shares tips on how to transition from “surviving” to “thriving.” Dr. Margaret also discusses Johns Hopkins’ psychiatry model (The Perspectives of Psychiatry Approach) and how the holistic nature of this approach aids doctors in better understanding their patients.

Dr. Chisholm talks about where to find the most up-to-date information on mental health therapy, her experience treating patients and teaching, and real-life recovery experiences.

When diagnosing a mental disorder, it’s critical to evaluate the following elements and how they overlap and interact as a practitioner: 1. Do these symptoms appear to be the outcome of a known illness? 2. Are they signs of a personality issue or tendency? 3. Are these symptoms mostly impacted by one’s own actions? , 4. Are they experiencing these symptoms as a result of what they’ve been through in life?

Dr. Margaret Chisolm, MD, FAMEE, FACP, FAAP is Vice-Chair for Education, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; and professor of Medicine, at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Are you a parent of an adult that is having major difficulties? Is there conflict in your family about how much help to give your adult child?

Paul Krauss MA LPC is the Clinical Director of Health for Life Grand Rapids, home of The Trauma-Informed Counseling Center of Grand Rapids. Paul is also a Private Practice Psychotherapist, EMDRIA Consultant in Training (CIT), host of the Intentional Clinician podcast, Behavioral Health Consultant, Clinical Trainer, and Counseling Supervisor. Paul is now offering consulting for a few individuals and organizations. Paul is the creator of the National Violence Prevention Hotline (in progress)  as well as the Intentional Clinician Training Program for Counselors. Questions? Call the office at 616-200-4433.

If you are looking for EMDRIA consulting groups, Paul Krauss MA LPC is now hosting weekly online and in-person groups.  For details, click here.

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