Joseph Shrand, MD
Dr. Joseph Shrand is the author of Manage Your Stress: Overcoming Stress in the Modern World. He is an Instructor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the Medical Director of CASTLE (Clean and Sober Teens Living Empowered), a brand new intervention unit for at-risk teens which is part of the highly respected High Point Treatment Center in Brockton, MA. Among colleagues and staff, he is affectionately called “Doctor Joe,” as he was “Joe” in the original children’s cast of the PBS series ZOOM.
Dr. Shrand has served as Medical Director of the Child and Adolescent outpatient program at McLean Hospital, has run several inpatient psychiatric units, and is currently also the Medical Director of the Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Unit for High Point Treatment Centers in Plymouth, MA. He is also the Medical Director of Road to Responsibility, a community based program that tends to adults with significant developmental disability.
Dr. Shrand’s book, Manage Your Stress, gives readers a full understanding of the how and why of the human stress response. While once a vital ancient survival tool, our biological stress response may now be in overdrive when confronted by the modern world around us. Research has repeatedly shown that stress can cause physical illness if undetected and unmanaged.
This book provides readers with psychological and physical strategies necessary to keep stress from undermining their health, their joy, and the happiness of those around them. These simple and practical strategies help relieve our stress and the stress of those around us.
Visit Dr. Shrand’s website at www.drshrand.com .