How can you stop your thoughts from controlling your days and nights? It’s not as difficult as you might imagine. It takes a commitment, time and money if you choose to hire a therapist.
Reprinted from Huffington Post | May 20, 2014 By Joan E. Childs On July 2, 1998, my beautiful 34-year-old daughter, Pam, a Ph.D. and clinical social worker, leaped to her death from a 15th-story window. Although her death gave every appearance of suicide, her executioner was her Bipolar 1 disorder. By the time she passed, […]
Why do people choose suicide? Is it always a conscious choice? The answer is not simple. When we know that self preservation is the strongest human need, how can we understand and explain the answer to this very complex question?
I am fully aware that many clinicians in my field who use Skype as a medium to do therapy. I have chosen not to use this medium with a few exceptions.
An Evening at Fisher Island and an Afternoon at Magianno’s February and March were great months for speaking. I had the privilege of presenting LIFE AFTER LOSS at Fisher Island in February at the invitation of Scott Vogel, the Spa’s director and at Maggiano’s Italian Restaurant, where I presented WOMEN OF THE 21st CENTURY by […]
I read the blog written by Liza Long with heartfelt sympathy and interest. I too am a mother recovering from the loss of a daughter who suffered from mental illness.
Angel to Remember She was breathtakingly beautiful, brilliant and bewitching! She was passionate, powerful and precocious. Her power to heal transcended anyone’s imagination.
I am excited to share some great news and a sneak peak with all my readers. One of the reasons you haven’t heard from me for a while is because I’ve been busy launching my career as a professional speaker. My most recent presentation at Barry University where I spoke to the students and […]
If you didn’t get the chance to read our latest Q&A with Joan E. Childs, Author, and Inspirational Speaker, here is your chance to read all about it! BookMarketingBuzzBlog A unique blog dedicated to covering the worlds of book publishing and the news media, revealing creative ideas, practical strategies, interesting stories, and provocative opinions. Along […]
Please check out Darline Pistocchi’s article as posted by the Hollywood Gazette http://www.hollywoodgazette.com/wp/index.php/why-did-she-jump-hollywood-mom-shares-her-daughters-battle-with-bipolar-disorder/ Joan E. Childs has been in private practice as a psychotherapist (LCSW) for nearly 40 years in Broward and Dade counties. She is also a resident of Hollywood for the past fourteen years living in West Lake Village and the mother of five. […]