Matt Forte, Build NYC interviewed Dr. Hallowell today to get the story behind his Memoir, Because I Come From A Crazy Family The Making of A Psychiatrist.
In his interview with Matt, Dr. Hallowell shares his personal stories about why he loved his Mom, his dad’s mental illness, why he wrote his Memoir, his unusual journey to becoming a psychiatrist and even how he was conceived. His interview also supports the importance of removing the shame surrounding mental illness. LISTEN NOW!
While discussing his memoir, Dr. Hallowell stated, “It’s unlike any book I’ve written before, this one only tells stories, true stories from my childhood and my early training in psychiatry. I introduce you to the great array of eccentric, wonderful, colorful and yes, sometimes crazy people who populated my life. It gives me enormous pleasure to share with you all the gifts they gave to me through this memoir.”
Learn more about why Dr. Hallowell wrote his memoir and the effects of mental illness on his family, in his blog post HERE.
and in his blog post on Beating the Odds.