Articles & Updates

Glenn Miller, M.D. is a weekly contributor to the Santa Barbara News-Press.  His column, Healthy Mind – Healthy Future, can be found every Saturday on page A2.  The topics for the column are often initiated by personal questions from the readership audience.

Domestic Violence Part 1

This is not love. It is a crime...You can't look the other way just because you have not experienced domestic violence with your own flesh. -  Selma Hayek Domestic violence, also known as spousal abuse, domestic abuse, battering, and by other...


Domestic Violence Part 2

If the numbers we see in domestic violence were applied to terrorism or gang violence, the entire country would be up in arms, and it would be the lead story on the news every night.”  -  Rep. Mark Green In Part 1 of this two-part series I presented an...


Enuresis (Bed-wetting)

The word ‘enuresis’ comes from the Greek word meaning “to make water”.  In the United States the word has come to be associated with wetting at night (nocturnal enuresis), or “bed-wetting” during sleep, which is the most common, and during the daytime (diurnal enuresis).  Bed-wetting is fairly common among children and is often just a...


Eating Disorders Part 1

“I am forever engaged in a silent battle in my head over whether or not to lift the fork to my mouth, and when I talk myself into doing so, I taste only shame. I have an eating disorder.” ~ Jena Morrow, READ MORE

Eating Disorders Part 2

“We turn skeletons into goddesses and look to them as if they might teach us how not to need.” ~ Marya Hornbacher, Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia In Part One of this two-part series the reader was introduced to Linda Wells, LCSW, Clinical...