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Dr. Amy King, aka Dr. Amy, is a licensed psychologist who provides training, consultation, and education to medical providers and clinics. Among her specialties is working with professionals to help create resilient children, patients and thriving families, guiding them to heal their stress and trauma through connected relationships. Her experience includes serving as a statewide trainer for the Oregon Department of Human Services and subject matter expert to promote child wellness in pediatric settings on behalf of the Children's Health Alliance. Her current work is promoting resilience within primary care medical homes and through partnership and collaboration via her podcast, her membership for medical providers, and trainings.

Hey friends, I hear so many funny stories around the holidays. Holidays are laden with stress, strain, expectations and obligations. But, I’m here to reassure you – you’re not alone.  You’re not alone if you worry that your uncle is going to say something really inappropriate to wreak havoc on your holiday meal.  You’re not alone […]

You’re not alone if you experience this…

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Hey friends, I was recently interviewed by Kevin Pho, MD for his podcast. You’ve likely heard of him through his hugely popular website.  I thought I’d drop the article below so you can tell me what you think. And I’ve linked up to the podcast via youtube as well. Enjoy! And Happy Thanksgiving to those who celebrate – I’m thankful […]

Resilience vs. Grit

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Birthday Reflections, Part Two Hey Friends, I’m so incredibly touched by your emails & messages. In last week’s newsletter, I shared my soul work with you around my mission and asked you to share yours. Here’s a sprinkle of what I heard: Joy that comes from your animals, especially a dog’s loyalty Being outdoors and breathing […]

Birthday Reflections, Part Two

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Friends, Happy November! Wow, it’s gone from sunny and gorgeous in the valley of the Pacific Northwest to rainy and windy. I hope this message finds you less soggy.  Last week, I turned 47. I enjoyed beautiful celebrations and felt so incredibly loved. As I creep towards 50, I find myself reflective of my work […]

Birthday Reflections, Part One

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Friends, Happy November! Holy smokes, I cannot believe it’s November already.  First, if you’re a physician or healthcare provider, I’ve got a belated Halloween Treat for you! Join us this Thursday in The Provider Lounge where we’re talking about quality time in relationships. From special time with toddlers to wine clubs with friends to date nights with […]

Treats and PLAY!

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Friends, In case you missed it, you can still watch the recording of last week’s workshop. Already watched? Please forward this to a colleague who needs to hear the messages in there! It was truly soul-shifting – I saw folks in tears due to validation and support. And so many great questions and comments endorsing how much […]

Finding Community to Heal

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Friends, About 4 times per year I offer a free workshop to our community. This fall’s workshop is happening tomorrow, Wednesday, October 19th, 2022 at 6 pm PST. The workshop, We’re Really NOT OK: 5 Steps to Address OverwhelmToday, is specifically for physicians, NP’s, PA’s, nurses, and BHC’s. Here’s what we’re going to address: Differentiating between stress and […]

Help is on the way: Join us Wednesday!

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This past week, I had the honor of interviewing Dr. Bruce Perry for my podcast, The Most Important Medicine. Holy smokes! If you’re anxious to hear everything he said, you can catch it on Wednesday, October 19th when it drops! But in the meantime, I want to share with you a literal prescription he laid out […]

A prescription from Bruce Perry, MD

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Friends, The AMA, in partnership with the Mayo Clinic and several other esteemed research institutes, published an article this week about the alarming rate of physician burnout. Here are the facts: The researchers also found out that the rate of work/life integration dropped 16%. Also, physician suicide is on the rise with the best estimate between 3-400 […]

Burnout? Not News to You

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Friends, So many of you are feeling overwhelmed right now. As I listen to physician stories on my new podcast, I hear so much fatigue and despair. I wish I could give you a huge hug and sit with you for just a bit over some coffee or wine. For now, hopefully this provides some solace […]

All talk, no help… Say YES to help!

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