This month, we read about a poet managing obsessive compulsive disorder, how to organize an overflowing email inbox, the science of how our senses work, and more.
Explore what the SimplePractice team is reading, from shortest to longest estimated read time.
This is what we’re reading —
September 9, 2019
All too often, we can end up sending six or more emails back and forth to work through a problem, when just one would have sufficed, says Booher.”We expect people to be mind readers,” she says. “We leave out so many details, without thinking through the whole situation.”
5 minute read
September 30, 2019
When Sheri Reid Grant inherited millions of dollars from her parents, she went into a downward spiral. Six years later, she still gets teary talking about it. Help finally came, not from a financial adviser or a psychologist, but a combination of the two: a financial therapist.
5 minute read
September 11, 2019
Sentiments you may be familiar with; people share candid—and funny! takes on their experience with couples therapy.
6 minute read
Essay by Paige Lewis
This poet leans on an unusual distraction to help manage her OCD symptoms in order to quiet her mind and relax to write freely.
7 minute read
September 10, 2019
With a busy schedule, self-care is usually the first thing to go. However, the expansion of telehealth therapy proves that doesn’t have to be the case. Studies show that a growing percentage of today’s workforce is turning towards online counseling to help cope with the stress of demanding jobs.
9 minute read
September 23, 2019
The NYPD is testing a pilot program in Staten Island that connects those reporting a mental health–related emergency to a mental health professional certified through the city’s crisis intervention training.
15 minute read
Book by Diane Ackerman
Diane Ackerman’s lusciously written grand tour of the realm of the senses includes conversations with an iceberg in Antarctica and a professional nose in New York, along with dissertations on kisses and tattoos, sadistic cuisine and the music played by the planet Earth.
A favorite of our CEO, Howard Spector, this book awakens the reader to the lush sensory opportunities that we take for granted.