zyprexaNPR’s Morning Edition focuses today on FDA actions that might approve Seroquel, Zyprexa, and Geodon for use in Children. I’ve worked with children who started taking these heavy medications as early as 5 years old, and can tell you that the side effects are devastating! I worked with one boy who started taking Zyprexa at the age of six and by nine had contracted diabetes and weighed 160 pounds. In all fairness, his auditory and visual hallucinations were reduced, but at a significant cost to his health and quality of life.  Read more…

Chris Tickner is a Pasadena psychotherapist, child therapist, and clinical supervisor practicing holistic psychotherapy, where he combines mindfulness psychotherapy,  somatic therapy, neuroscience, and good old fasion humor and compassion to form a a powerful treatment that is transformative and holistic.  There are thousands of California psychotherapists, and finding a counselor or finding a therapist can be daunting. On his website, Chris provides a primer to help you find the therapist that is perfect for you! Chris is also a Pasadena therapist specializing in anxiety psychotherapy and depression psychotherapy.

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