Why is a Psychiatrist Asking About My Nipple Hair?


We are thrilled to announce the release of our first episode of our new series, Your Brain on Hormones. Dr. Kendra Campbell, psychiatrist and founder of Free Range Psychiatry talks to Dr. Corina Fratila, founder and president of Ideal Endocrinology about Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome. Watch the episode to find out why a psychiatrist would [...]

Why is a Psychiatrist Asking About My Nipple Hair?2020-07-01T20:29:54+00:00

Using the Mind-Body Connection: Guided Imagery


If you’ve spent any time in the health or wellness worlds, you are no stranger to the human mind-body connection. We know how dramatically the body can affect the mind and vice versa, and that the mechanisms of this interaction are nearly infinite. There are times where the results of this connection are secondary, but there [...]

Using the Mind-Body Connection: Guided Imagery2020-07-01T00:29:31+00:00

Breast is Best, Unless it’s Making Mom Depressed


If you are a mother or know someone who has had a baby in the past 30 years, chances are that you have heard the phrase "breast is best," which is meant to convey the benefits of breastfeeding over formula feeding. Indeed, the list of health benefits of breastfeeding for babies is quite long and [...]

Breast is Best, Unless it’s Making Mom Depressed2020-05-12T03:55:01+00:00

The Coronavirus Silver Lining


“Every cloud has a silver lining.” - Source likely John Milton The current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic has cast one of the largest dark clouds our world has ever seen. As of this moment in time, the total number of Coronavirus cases worldwide is 2,199,560 and the death toll is 147,749. One cannot even begin to [...]

The Coronavirus Silver Lining2020-04-17T13:56:25+00:00

Protection From COVID-19: Take Your Vitamin D


As a holistic psychiatrist, I am quite familiar with vitamin D deficiency. I check a vitamin D blood level on every single patient as part of their initial evaluation as there is evidence that low vitamin levels are linked to depression. In my experience, around 90% of patients have some level of vitamin D deficiency, [...]

Protection From COVID-19: Take Your Vitamin D2020-06-17T11:19:07+00:00

My Journey From Illness to Wellness


In 2016, I was working as an attending psychiatrist and assistant director of a psychiatric emergency room in New York City. Day and night, I evaluated and treated individuals struggling with many different issues including depression, anxiety, substance abuse, psychosis and personality disorders. I saw many of the same people time and again (a phenomenon [...]

My Journey From Illness to Wellness2020-03-30T14:20:27+00:00

Doing Nothing is the Best Thing We Can Do


I have seen so many various ideas for combatting COVID-19 (coronavirus) flying around the internet and it's really gotten me thinking about how humans tend to behave in times of stress. One intervention that I keep seeing is the idea to make your own cloth masks to protect yourself from coronavirus. I can completely understand [...]

Doing Nothing is the Best Thing We Can Do2020-04-08T14:50:57+00:00

Free Range Psychiatry and COVID-19


We realize that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost everyone in one way or another. At Free Range Psychiatry, we are making some changes in response to COVID-19: 1) We are no longer offering office visits or house calls at this time. All appointments will be held via online video sessions using Zoom. Click here [...]

Free Range Psychiatry and COVID-192020-04-08T14:51:17+00:00

Staying Happy and Healthy During a Pandemic


With everything that is going on with the Coronavirus pandemic, many of us have found ourselves experiencing high levels of stress. During times like these, even the most resilient amongst us (myself included) may start noticing worsened mental health in the form of increased anxiety and depression. It's immensely important that during these stressful times [...]

Staying Happy and Healthy During a Pandemic2020-04-08T14:51:34+00:00
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