On this podcast episode, Dr. Melanie Watkins offers general mental health tips that can benefit everyone. Try a few of these tips right now!
Here’s the final podcast on tips for mental health professionals. Make sure you listen to the first two episodes, Tips & Pointers for Mental Health Professionals and Good Self-Care and Being Aware! Tips for Early-Career Psychiatrists. This episode focuses on the issue of mentoring. As you advance in your career, medical students, pre-med students, college students, or psychology graduate students will ask you if you would be their mentor. Here are some tips to help you in mentoring.
This podcast episode is a continuation of Episode 001. These tips are specifically geared towards mental health trainees or people who are early in their mental health careers: graduate students in psychology, post doc students, psychiatric residents, medical students interested in psychiatry, or early-career psychiatrists.
In the first official episode of “Your Mental Health First,” Dr. Mel shares tips and pointers for better mental health when you’re just starting out in your practice. Here are some of the things that Dr. Mel has learned since completing her psychiatric residency in 2008.
In this episode, Dr. Mel continues her discussion of the factors that mental health professionals need to consider when setting up a private practice, particularly if they are already working in a hospital or clinic. Here are 8 more tips to help you move forward.
Dr. Mel discusses 7 things mental health professionals should consider when starting a private practice, including hours, location, whether to take insurance, what to tell your supervisor, and when to hire an assistant.
Host Paul Gilmartin interviews Dr. Mel about personality disorders, medication, problems in the mental health system and mental health in the black community in Episode 240 of The Mental Illness Happy Hour.