Q&A with Qazi Javed, MD – Medication vs. Herbs

By |2020-01-29T03:23:55+00:00January 29th, 2020|Austin Integrative Therapist, Cedar Park Integrative Therapist, Holistic Medicine, Integrative Psychiatry, Psychotherapy|

Q How different is the experience of using medicine vs. using herbs for mental health issues? The vast majority of my career has been based in practicing traditional, western medicine where we utilize psychopharmacology. We find that medicine is very effective at addressing symptoms [...]

First things first

By |2018-09-30T01:21:24+00:00October 4th, 2018|Dreams, Psychotherapy|

John was very depressed. In therapy, he had not discovered anything moving about himself. One day, he was telling me about his daily routine. He would go to bed late at night watching Netflix and then would struggle to wake up in the morning. To [...]

The healing power of spontaneity

By |2017-03-07T16:49:04+00:00June 7th, 2014|Psychotherapy|

Spontaneity is a voluntary or undetermined action. It is frequently observed that in difficult times, spontaneity disappears. A state akin to freezing up happens. Security is desired. Predictability is desired. Spontaneous decisions tend to be a trade off for more predictable decisions; yet both [...]