"In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer."
Did You Know...?
Mental illness is the leading cause of disability worldwide; in the US it leads to hundreds of billions of dollars lost annually
Poor mental health can damage nearly every aspect of a person's life including relationships, educational achievement, job performance, physical health, and overall lifespan
Scientific evidence demonstrates that the most effective treatment for mental illness is through a combination of medication and psychotherapy*
*National Institutes of Mental Health. "Mental Health by the Numbers". Sept 2019; Dunlop et al., American Journal of Psychiatry. Apr 2019; Hollon et al., Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Psychiatry. Jun 2016
University of Washington Medical Center, Current clinical faculty in psychiatry, served as chief resident
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree
Harvard University, Master of Public Health (MPH) degree, concentration in biostatistics and epidemiology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Medical internship
Seattle Psychoanalytic Institute, Coursework in adult psychoanalytic psychotherapy
Trinity International University, Bachelor of Arts (BA) degrees in biology and chemistry, summa cum laude
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