Family Friction“When we come together as a collective… we kind of transcend ourselves in a little way.”

As heard on Drivetime

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In the third and concluding part of his Drivetime series, Dr Paul D’Alton talks to Mary Wilson about family friction over the holiday period, a time of year that, he says, is so important and so significant for many people. “People at end of life will hang on over the next few days to spend that Christmas, to be alive …

Mary Wilson and Dr Paul D'Alton

Bereavement“It’s one day, and it does pass.”

As heard on Drivetime

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In the second part of a Drivetime series on mental health at Christmas, clinical psychologist Dr Paul D’Alton had some suggestions on coping skills for anyone affected by bereavement at this time of year. So much of it comes down to adjusting your expectations, according to Dr D’Alton. He says ideas that grief follows a predictable path are not helpful. …