Bad States of Mind: Illnesses or Not?


Me and the Mad Hatters
For ten years I lived in Zurich, Switzerland where I dealt with clients in both institutional psychiatric settings and private practice. I worked one-on-one with some of the most extreme cases in the population. In addition, I conducted and continue to do research on mental illness. Here's what I've learned.

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The Connection Between Psychotherapy and Music


Strange Bedfellows
As far back as I can remember I’ve been in love with both music and psychology. As a child I’d take time between singing songs with the radio to inexplicably ask my parents things like, “Why are some people happy and some sad?” and “Why do people fight? When I got older I took time between playing rock n roll shows to get a PhD in psychology.

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