In this timely and important episode, Christine talks to Dr. Gail Saltz, a leading psychiatrist and mental health advocate, about a myriad of mental health challenges and how we can treat them and help those we love who may be suffering.
Dr. Saltz is best known for her work as a relationship, family, emotional wellbeing, and mental health/wellness contributor in the media and frequently shares her expertise and advice in print, online, on television and radio. Her newest book, The Power of Different: The Link Between Disorder and Genius examines brain differences (i.e. ADD, learning disabilities, Bipolar, Autism, etc.) and the connection between the potential for great talent and conditions commonly thought to be disabilities. She reveals how the source of struggle can be the origin of greatest strengths, and shares inspiring stories of remarkable individuals whose very conditions that caused them to experience difficulty at school, in social situations, at home, or at work, are inextricably bound to creative, disciplinary, artistic, empathetic and cognitive abilities (including bestselling author John Irving, Albert Einstein, astrophysicist Mario Livio, David Sedaris, ABC News Anchor Dan Harris, Andrew Solomon, and more.)
Dr. Saltz is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the NY Presbyterian Hospital Weill-Cornell School of medicine, a psychoanalyst with the New York Psychoanalytic Institute and has a private practice in Manhattan.
Connect with her here: https://drgailsaltz.com/