Why Do So Many Graduate Students Quit?

The Atlantic Dr. Metzger discusses the unique stressors that graduate students face. She gives insight into their pressures why the question “Have you found a job yet?” can lead to instant...

Emotional Eating

You may hear about people drowning their sorrows in a tub of ice cream or eating a stash of chocolate bars, when they feel down. Did you know there is actually a biological reason for why people crave carbohydrates during sadness? There is a chemical in the brain...

Can Science Find Your Soulmate?

We grow up seeing the fairytale of one day meeting our true love and then living happily ever after. We often envision a random meeting with a mutual glance or standing in line together at the grocery store. Fate has brought you together at that very moment in time....

Fighting The Holiday Blues

HLN Weekend Express While others are spreading joy to the world, it can be hard to find the holiday spirit if you’re feeling stressed and depressed. Dr. Dion Metzger says take care of yourself first, then focus on giving to...

Postpartum Depression

Weekend Express Dr. Metzger discusses the difference between baby blues and postpartum depression on HLN’s Weekend Express. She also mentions the new finding that the depression starts during pregnancy for many mothers. For more information, click...

Are You in a Slump at Work?

Blissful Living Do you feel exhausted, tired, demotivated and trapped at work? On a fine Sunday morning, do you dread going back to work on Monday? Dr. Dion Metzger helps you identify this slump at work and provides tips on The Blissful Living Show of San Francisco,...

Heartache Therapy: 8 Rules to Heal From a Breakup

Breakups can be devastating. The person that you loved (or really liked) isn’t part of your daily routine anymore and all you can think about is how much you miss them.  How do you move on? Consider these my breakup rules to checkout of heartbreak hotel ASAP....

The Misdiagnosis of America’s Kids

One in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a 30% increase from 1 in 88 two years ago, according to a 2014 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) I am tired. I am tired of children being misdiagnosed with ADHD, autism or the...

Podcast with Networking Guru Michelle Ngome

Networking with Michelle Dr. Metzger discusses a variety of topics including her path to becoming a physician, the tragedy in Charleston and the state of mental health in the African-American community with networking guru and author Michelle Ngome. Click on the...

Hitting the Airwaves!

I’m hitting the airwaves this weekend! Tune into Atlanta’s new FM station 99.1 WDJY from 12-1 pm on Saturday 6/6/15 and Sunday 6/7/15.  I will be discussing why communication is so important in relationships on Dr. Sarah’s Hourglass Show.

Secrets: Good vs. Bad

Have you ever kept a secret and it came back to haunt you? There are so many reasons why people keep secrets from protecting loved ones to hiding their own shameful skeletons. The question is can keeping a secret be as bad as telling a lie? My rule of thumb is if you...

5 Signs of Job Burnout

Only 30 percent of employees in America feel engaged at work, according to a 2013 report by Gallup. Job burnout is a state of physical, emotional or mental exhaustion that happens when you’re stressed at work for too long. Think about this. If you work 40 hours...

Eating Disorders in Male Athletes

10 million males in the United States will suffer from a clinically significant eating disorder at some time in their life, according to the National Eating Disorders Association. During my awards season movie marathon, I got a chance to see Foxcatcher with Channing...

Jail: The New Mental Institution

More than half of prisoners in the United States have a mental health problem, according to a 2006 Justice Department study. Among female inmates, almost three-quarters have a mental disorder. The mentally ill of our country are now mostly housed in jails and prisons...

The Loss of Robin Williams: How Children Cope with Suicide

“He was always warm, even in his darkest moments. While I’ll never, ever understand how he could be loved so deeply and not find it in his heart to stay, there’s minor comfort in knowing our grief and loss, in some small way, is shared with millions....

Millenials are saying “no” to marriage

30% of Millenial women will remain unmarried by age 40. This past Tuesday, I spoke with Mark Galanos on HLN Now about why this generation isn’t lining up at the altar. Millenials are identfied as adults who were born in the 80’s and 90’s. CNN reports...

Husband emails wife a ‘no sex’ spreadsheet

HLN Now A wife took to Reddit after getting an excel spreadsheet from her husband. He kept track of each of his attempts to get intimate with wife, and each of her reasons for not having sex. HLN’s Mike Galanos discussed the post with psychiatrist Dr. Dion...