I feel whole. I’m put together.
Quite simply, I want to help my patients improve their psychiatric or neurological conditions so they can live a better and healthier life.
When you are looking at a complex patient picture, you want to limit the number of variables. Especially in the case of severe mental illness…
When I met with the psychiatrist, one of the first things he said is: “You are not my guinea pig. I don’t like trial and error.”
I look at a patient’s whole picture in making an assessment — you have to use your clinical judgement and employ an evidence-based approach.