Understanding a Mentally Ill Relative

A Lecture Series on How to Survive and Thrive with a Mentally Ill Relative


These YouTube videos are a lecture series given by Michael Di Paolo, Ph.D., in the fall of 2014 one evening a week for seven weeks, in Pasadena, CA.


The lectures were offered as a community service at no charge, and were sponsored by Pacific Clinics and NAMI San Gabriel Valley.


In loving memory of Georgette Shatford


  1. Inside the World of Bipolar Disorder: http://youtu.be/G1Xe8awbPeU
  2. Treatment of Bipolar Disorder: http://youtu.be/Q2KNgzVYQZo
  3. Inside the Darkness of Depression: http://youtu.be/5vBEF1ctM6Q
  4. Inside “the Beautiful Mind” of Schizophrenia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpY2K8pHfLo&feature=youtu.be
  5. Recovery with Schizophrenia: http://youtu.be/XpY2K8pHfLo
  6. Understanding Trauma and PTSD: http://youtu.be/t2XqE3dVt2c
  7. The Family As Ally-Helpful Skills and Strategies: http://youtu.be/I0NPGMBH578