occasional situations where the psychotherapy process can be enhanced by the
addition of medication: Sometimes the
degree of emotional pain is too great, the stress too severe, or one finds
oneself feeling too oppressed, and medication can ease or lessen that and so
assist with the psychotherapy. Our
psychiatrist, Dr. Lawrence Albert, is available for those instances.
people with serious, persistent mental illness fare better, achieve more, and
have more satisfying lives when medications are consistently part of their
Dr. Albert also
shares the Inspirations view of the importance of reaching an understanding of
the person within his or her life situation.
Albert, M.D. has been practicing psychiatry for over 20 years. His training includes background in
analytically oriented psychotherapy and in psychopharmacology. He has had academic appointments at Albert
Einstein College of Medicine and Harvard
and has published articles from time to time in professional journals, on
medications and treatment.