Drawing on more than twenty years of clinical practice in psychiatry and twelve years in the business world, Dr. Stokl offers valuable insights on human behaviour and perspective on the basics of why and how we think and act the way we do.
Based on the fact that information assimilated in the mind affects and changes behaviour, this book provides healthy humourous quotes, inspiring anecdotes and poems, and brilliant and profound witticism; timeless wisdom from the Scriptures; and philosophical, psychological, and spiritual commentary on core values.
Valuable information on certain personality disorders included at the end of the book aim to educate the lay person and to correct misconceptions and stigma attached to such mental health problems.
Mentally Speaking is a result of Dr. Stokl's quest to foster good mental health.
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About the Author:
Stephen B. Stokl, M.D., has a private psychiatry practice in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada, where he has also been a Staff Psychiatrist at the Southlake Regional Health Centre since 1986. Born in Hamilton, Ontario, he received his medical degree at the University of Toronto in 1977. After internship at the McMaster University Medical Centre and locums in Northern Ontario, he practiced emergency medicine in Houston, Texas. He returned to the University of Toronto to specialize in psychiatry. He graduated as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada in 1984. He is a Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto; and Medical Examiner for the Medical Council of Canada. He was the psychiatry team leader of a Canadian trauma team that responded to the World Trade Center disaster on September 11, 2001. He and his wife Lisa started an independent business ownership in 1993, currently affiliated with Markerman Productions (MMP) powered by the Quixtar Corporation. They have achieved the Diamond performance level in the business. A Christian by faith, they reside in Newmarket with their three sons, Zackary, Travis, and Jacob.