What are some of the psychological effects of the COVID pandemic on people today? How is mental health issues like fear, loneliness, mental illness and substance abuse impacting families and society due to COVID? Psychologist Dr. Hale Akamine joins us to share his insights on how health may be maintained in what is an unprecedented crisis.
Dr. Hale Akamine, is the founder and executive director of Family Ministries Center, Inc., a non-profit, professional, Christian, counseling organization. With thirty years as a clinical psychologist, Dr. Akamine has extensive experience helping families, couples and individuals. With expertise treating infidelity, thousands of couples have been redeemed. A regular media guest, seminar leader, consultant and author, Dr. Akamine also yearly leads a mission team to Fiji helping churches strengthen their ministries. He is married to Gayle. They have one daughter, Hope.
Proverbs 8:11, “…for wisdom is better than jewels, and all desirable things cannot compare with her.”