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Sid Khurana’s childhood didn’t resemble that of most other psychiatrists practicing in the United States. He was born and raised in the northern state of Punjab, India. He grew up speaking four languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu. One of his parents was Hindu and the other Sikh, but they nevertheless sent him to a [...]
By Dr. Lisa Durette, MD, DFAPA, DFAACAP Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Medical Director at Healthy Minds This article originally appeared in the May/June 2018 addition of AACAP News, a publication of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Systems of Care (SOC) - the very topic often evokes eye rolls and sarcasm. [...]
Healthy Minds is proud to announce that our Medical Director, Dr. Lisa Durette, has been nominated for a 2018 Las Vegas Top Doc award by My Vegas Magazine. Dr. Durette, MD, DFAPA, DFAACAP, has previously been awarded Las Vegas Top Doc six times. The Healthy Minds' team gets to see Dr. Durette's dedication to [...]
This week’s Healthy Minds “Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week” is intended to provoke thought and discussion pertaining to James L. Framo’s work as it relates to theory of change, the role of the therapist, and therapeutic techniques. James Framo is considered a pioneer within the field of marriage and family therapy. Mr. Framo [...]
This week’s Healthy Minds “Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week” pertains to Intergenerational Patterns within Family Systems. In a previous “Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week” we looked at “Family Therapy w/o Child Present” and examined the nuances how “Family Therapy w/o Child Present” is different from “Individual Psychotherapy.” The intention of this “Therapeutic Thoughts [...]
Some of our Healthy Minds providers recently participated in the Early Childhood Service Intensity Instrument (ECSII) training which is a tool to assist providers caring for young children to determine intensity of services for infants, toddlers, and children from ages 0-5 years. The ECSII is targeted to children and their families with emotional, [...]