therapy

mental health
mental health

When Your Therapist Breaks Things Off

It triggered the very loss issues I came to her to confront.
Rajul Punjabi
7.25.18
mental health
mental health

This Is How a Therapist Decides How Much They Need to Praise You

Strength-based perspective therapy plays out kind of as a “rent-a-friend” dynamic with deeper psychological analysis happening in-session.
Michael Stahl
7.17.18
death
death

Most of Our Phobias Are Driven by the Fear of Death

Social psychologists call it the "terror management theory."
Lisa Iverach
Rachel Menzies
Ross Menzies
6.18.18
mental health
mental health

Many Doctors Feel They Have to Hide Their Suicidal Thoughts

"I think physicians want to see themselves as strong and being able to fix things on their own, and not needing too much help."
Shayla Love
6.14.18
tech harm reduction
tech harm reduction

Is Online Therapy as Effective as In-Person Therapy?

Here's how to know which mode of therapy could work better for you.
Suzannah Weiss
6.7.18
Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders

How to Be a Good Partner to Someone With an Eating Disorder

It can be hard to strike a balance between being helpful and being the food police.
Melissa Meinzer
6.5.18
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

I’m a Black Man and I Want a Black Woman Therapist

What I’m hoping for is a therapist with some elevated, intersectional, enlightening take on black manhood.
Austin Williams
5.21.18
The Hardest Conversations
The Hardest Conversations

A Therapist’s Script for Telling People About Your New Pronoun

Coming out as trans or gender non-conforming might mean hammering your new pronoun into people's vocabulary until they get it right.
Liz Lazzara
5.4.18
mental health
mental health

My Panic Attacks Involve Completely Detaching from Reality

Depersonalization disorder feels like a mixture of numbness and panic.
Wendy Wisner
5.2.18
mind
mind

Lucid Dreaming Could Help Scientists Understand Mental Illness

The strange, hybrid state of waking consciousness and sleep could tell us new things about our inner lives.
Adhip Rawal
4.27.18
mental health
mental health

Our Anxiety Is Rooted in the American Tradition of Over-Analyzing

The solution might—very literally—involve doing nothing at all.
Nick Hobson
3.29.18
mental health
mental health

I Worry That Everything I Eat Is Going to Give Me Food Poisoning

Every slightly dented veggie threatens to turn my life into the bathroom scene from Bridesmaids.
Jennifer Billock
3.21.18