therapy

mental health

How to Know What Kind of Therapy You Need

Depending on what you're going through.
Juli Fraga
3.11.19
mental health

The Many Obsessions That Can Haunt a Person with OCD

An intimate look at seven lesser-known types of OCD that are darker, harder to talk about, and can remain undiagnosed for years.
Shayla Love
3.7.19
therapy diaries

My Insurance Didn’t Cover Therapy, So I Coped With Weed and Alcohol

"I couldn’t afford it anymore so I quit. As a result, I started getting into a very dark place mentally."
Tonic Editors
2.21.19
mental health

Being Attacked Changed How My Brain Works

Trauma has changed the way I perceive stress. I asked some experts how to cope.
Kate Willsky
2.12.19
therapy diaries

Trying to Fix My Own Mental Health Issues Was a Huge Mistake

“I was sitting in my room doing my nightly guided meditation before bed, and this sudden feeling of doom and dread sucked into my chest."
Tonic Editors
1.25.19
mental health

The More I Allowed Myself to Feel My Anxiety, the Less it Bothered Me​

My coping mechanisms had been avoidant behavior all along.
Sarah Watts
1.18.19
therapy

Recording My Therapy Sessions Helped Ease My Panic Disorder

When I listened to the recordings, it felt like half of the conversation was totally new to me.
Gwen van der Zwan
1.10.19
mental health

College Students Aren't Always Given Medical Privacy

What you say in therapy can get passed to parents, college administrators, and even job prospects.
Matt Jancer
12.19.18
therapy diaries

When I Couldn’t Find a Therapist I Liked, I Tried Brain Stimulation

I originally wanted to find a talk therapist about my depression, but it didn’t seem like that was going to happen anytime soon.
Tonic Editors
12.13.18
therapy

Psychology’s Short-Lived Experiment With Nude Psychotherapy

Getting naked in therapy sessions was considered part of a search for authenticity.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
12.11.18
mental health

The Dark Truths Behind Our Obsession With Self-Care

What this growing trend reveals about the flaws in mental healthcare.
Shayla Love
12.11.18
Living With It

When Support Groups Make You Feel Worse

Support groups are meant to offer the insight of others who "get it," but for some people, they can be terrifying—or depressing.
Suzannah Weiss
12.6.18
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