Television Archives - Ben Michaelis, PhD

Mentally Fit For the Office? – Spectrum News NY1

Clinical psychologist Dr. Ben Michaelis joins Errol Louis to talk about calls for President Trump to undergo an in-depth cognitive exam. He says the President is not mentally fit for office.

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Mental Health Experts and Donald Trump – BRAVE NEW FILMS

Dr. Ben Michaelis and other leading mental health experts talk about Donald Trump and whether he is mentally fit for the presidency.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Key Facts You Need to Know – HealthiNation

OCD isn’t just liking things labeled or washing your hands often.

It’s common to hear someone casually refer to themselves as “so OCD” as they show off their perfectly labeled filing cabinet. While many people enjoy a color-coded Post-It note system, even the strongest type-A personality is not necessarily enough for a diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD.

Dr. Ben Michaelis and other experts join HelthiNation to talk about the key facts you need to know about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

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Yankee Fever – Fox 5 News

Dr. Ben Michaelis joins Fox 5 News to talk about Yankee Fever and how it brings New Yorkers together in these difficult times of natural disasters and mass terror.

Do You Have ‘Career Compulsive Disorder’? How to Unplug – TODAY Show

According to a Harvard Business Review survey, half of professionals put in a 65-hour work week and check work emails on weekends. Sascha de Gersdorff of Women’s Health magazine and clinical psychologist Dr. Ben Michaelis share strategies for balancing work and home life.

The Value of Boredom – Fox 5 News At 6pm

Dr. Ben Michaelis joins Fox 5 News to talk about why boredom can be actually good for you and your health.

Understanding Personality Disorders: 6 Types to Know About – HealthiNation

Some personality traits may interfere with your daily life.

Everyone has unique personality traits; some of those traits help them along while others can get them in occasional hot water. For those with a personality disorder, however, a personality trait is so severe that it impairs the person’s ability to fulfill everyday tasks and form healthy relationships.

Dr. Ben Michaelis and other experts join HelthiNation to talk about understanding personality disorders.


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Summer Blues – Fox 5 News At 10

Dr. Ben Michaelis joins Fox 5 News to talk about the signs of SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) and how to battle the summer blues.

Elon Musk: What is bipolar disorder? – Fox News

Dr. Ben Michaelis contributes to Fox News segment on bipolar disorder and its most common symptoms after Billionaire Elon Musk revealed he’s bipolar.

What Is Bipolar Disorder? What Psychiatrists Want You to Know – HealthiNation

Treatment can be lifesaving for this complicated mental illness.

Bipolar disorder is more than just, say, intense mood swings; this mental health disorder can take a dramatic toll on patients’ lives, affecting their ability to succeed at work, maintain healthy relationships, and take care of responsibilities like managing finances. It may also be more common than you think: Bipolar disorder affects approximately 5.7 million adult Americans, or about 2.6% of the U.S. population, according to the National Institute of Mental Health.

Dr. Ben Michaelis and other experts join HelthiNation to talk about Bipolar Disorder and what you need to know about this condition.

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Watch it here: HealthiNation