Personal Psychology

Psychopharmacology and Mental Health

Psychopharmacology and Mental Health

Brain health plays a major role in how we function in society and is directly related to our physical health. Since science and technology are advancing exponentially, health professionals can now offer advanced comprehensive strategies to treat psychiatric health issues.

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The Assumptive Worlds of Psychopathy VIII: Embracing Shame and Guilt—Unraveling the Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness

The Assumptive Worlds of Psychopathy VIII: Embracing Shame and Guilt—Unraveling the Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness

In this essay we address both historical and modern perspectives of mental illness and how societies reject abnormal behavior, supply historical and personal examples of mental illness and stigma.

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The Assumptive Worlds of Psychopathy IX: The World of Aspirations

The Assumptive Worlds of Psychopathy IX: The World of Aspirations

We have been living for many years in what has been termed the “age of anxiety”. This phrase has been …

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Revisiting COVID-19 Policy: A Psychological Perspective on Consideration and Compassion

Revisiting COVID-19 Policy: A Psychological Perspective on Consideration and Compassion

Early in 2020, I published an essay concerning policies that were being or could be enacted in response to the emerging COVID-19 health care crisis. Now, one year later, I wish to review the ways in which policies in this arena were and were not engaged.

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Psychological Perspectives on Israel during the COVID Pandemic: Table of Contents

Psychological Perspectives on Israel during the COVID Pandemic: Table of Contents

“Loneliness is More Dangerous to us than the Corona”  Table of Contents Issue Three: Psychological Perspectives on Israel During the …

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Hope in Corona Times in Israel

Hope in Corona Times in Israel

“Squills Bloom in Dry Soil” (Ilan Sharif) Abstract This work was conducted as a phenomenological study to summarize the current …

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Group Therapy, Individual Therapy and Supervision Group in “Corona-Days”

Group Therapy, Individual Therapy and Supervision Group in “Corona-Days”

The interview focuses on fundamental differences between group therapy, individual therapy and supervision group during corona-days–with an emphasize on the general characteristics of psychodramatic therapy in times of COVID19.

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Animal Assisted Therapy and The Bowlby Center for Animal Assisted Therapy

Animal Assisted Therapy and The Bowlby Center for Animal Assisted Therapy

Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) is a psychotherapeutic method aimed at improving aspects of personalities or delayed development, in children and adults.

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Opportunities, Challenges and Benefits of Group Interventions in Schools During COVID-19 Social Distancing

Opportunities, Challenges and Benefits of Group Interventions in Schools During COVID-19 Social Distancing

A Training Program and Its Outcomes and Recommendations The author recommends listening to “Wind of Change” by the Scorpions before …

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COVID-19 Crisis in Therapy

COVID-19 Crisis in Therapy

The following essay was written in Hebrew by Dr. Gil Erlich who operates a private clinic in Israel. Dr. Erlich …

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