This Is How Therapists Deal When Patients Kill Themselves

Why do we treat personal and professional grief differently, and how can we support professionals who experience traumatic losses?
Lucy Maddox
Advice for Anxious People

How to Be Less Anxious About Traveling

It’s easy to let the nightmare of missing a train or flight go to your head.
Christian Jarrett
mental health

What to Expect From Your First Therapy Appointment

A first-timer’s guide to preparing for psychotherapy.
Cindy Kuzma
VICE Guide to Life

How to Get Mental Health Help on Campus

One in three college freshman have symptoms of a mental health disorder.
Shayla Love

An Ode to Two Dots, the Game That Eases My Anxious Mind

In Two Dots, the goal is erasure. It’s a game with just the right amount of strategy and luck to make it compelling, satisfying, and calming.
Gila Lyons
Fighting Words

A Psychologist's Take on Why Online Therapy Isn't as Effective as the Real Thing

Opening an emotional can of worms over text is not the smartest idea.
Dana Charatan, PsyD
mental health

How to Tell if You Should See a Psychiatrist Versus a Psychologist

As a general rule, television shows and movies completely screw this up.
Markham Heid

Lots of People Struggle With Side Effects From This Common Type of Therapy

More than 40 percent of side effects were rated as severe or very severe, and more than 25 percent lasted for weeks or months.
Christian Jarrett
Advice for Anxious People

This Is Why Anxiety Affects More Than Your Mental State

We all lie on a spectrum in terms of how much bodily awareness we have.
Christian Jarrett
mental health

When Your Therapist Breaks Things Off

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

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