Coming soon… The Outside-the-BoxRecovery Workbook* by Kim Rosenthal, MD-Psychiatrist Are you in recovery from drugs and alcohol, or do you work with clients who are? When it comes to treatment, do you seek something new, something outside-the-box? What about creativity, humor, artwork, coloring, puzzles, and a super soundtrack? If you’re looking for a light-hearted but paradoxically […]
The Outside-the-Box Recovery Relapse Prevention Plan Re-introducing the Outside-the-Box Recovery Relapse Prevention Plan. (This link will take you to the store, where you can download a clean and updated version for free!) The handout includes 4 pages: Page 1 is a checklist identifying warning symptoms and triggers, negative effects of drugs/alcohol, and the good stuff […]
FAQ gone wrong A patient recently tempted us with eight horrible words, “Your website needs a FAQ section.” Psychiatrists love questions, especially Frequently Asked Questions, and by the end of the day our FAQ section had grown exponentially. “How are you feeling?” “What was that like for you?” “Tell me more?” Then we got distracted. […]
Dear Doc Column 1-23-18. Dear Doc, they talk about insomnia all the time, but I have the opposite problem: I sleep too much. I need 14 hours a night minimum just to function during the day, and even then I end up taking at least two naps/day. What’s wrong with me? Sounds like you’re struggling […]
Few are born with achievement awards hanging on their walls. Success has to start from zero, a lonely but white-washed place where nothing’s been achieved and nothing’s been earned. And most of us have to “trial-and-error” life to figure out where we are, never mind where we want to go. Success doesn’t come naturally. And […]
It’s important to remember that people with Alzheimer’s don’t usually suffer because of their memory loss they’re unaware they’re sick and are often content to just sit still doing nothing.
The Library of Libraries is a book-filled paradise. Its walls carry the testimonies of all humans, those who’ve lived and those who will live…
Bipolar disorder isn’t for the faint-of-heart. The depressions are catastrophic. They’re black, painful clouds of existence that hardly count as living. The manias bury you with baggage and regret. And the in-betweens, when you’re trying to remember how to be “normal” and make sense out the fact that none of this is normal… No, not […]
Originally created for the Wacky and Wonderful Recovery Workbook (hopefully available in 2021 or 2022, hopefully), these coloring pages are available for free on kimrosenthalmd.com. Return to the Wacky and Wonderful Recovery Workbook page.