Guest Post, Dr. Melissa Welby, Choosing a Psychiatrist

Dr. Melissa Welby is a Harvard trained psychiatrist in private practice in Connecticut.  She writes a blog,, where she shares her reflections on various topics related to psychiatry and tips to improve overall well-being. I asked Dr. Welby to share her thoughts on choosing a psychiatrist and she provided several questions you can ask […]


  I hardly ever talk about the Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that I have. It stems from growing up with a narcissistic, alcoholic father who emotionally and verbally abused me, my Mom and my brother. He belittled us every chance he got. Nothing was ever good enough…not grades, jobs…nothing. He also had a volatile […]