trauma

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
4 days ago
mental health
mental health

Horses Helped These Vets Treat Their PTSD

Every day in the United States, approximately 20 veterans kill themselves.
Taylor Watson
7.6.18
immigration
immigration

Separated Families Face Serious Challenges After Being Reunited

Even kids who get returned to their families have a risk of lifelong trauma.
Susan Rinkunas
6.25.18
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

The Link Between Childhood Trauma and Addiction

Family separation is traumatic, and traumatic experiences can launch a predisposition to addiction or mental illness into an actual disorder.
Maia Szalavitz
6.20.18
mental health
mental health

My Immigrant Father Was Separated from His Parents

He and I are still paying the price, 50 years later.
Julie Figueras
6.20.18
immigration
immigration

Here Are All the Doctors' Groups That Have Denounced Trump's Family Separation Policy

Multiple medical groups have warned of the mental and physical health risks of taking immigrant kids away from their parents.
Susan Rinkunas
6.18.18
PTSD
PTSD

You Can Get PTSD Without Experiencing Violent Trauma

Feelings of guilt and shame are common when those diagnosed think their incidents aren’t “serious” enough.
Jessica Furseth
5.29.18
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
grief
grief

I Grieved a Stranger After He Killed Himself in Front of Me

Let the healing begin.
Rajul Punjabi
3.20.18
psychedelics
psychedelics

I Used MDMA to Communicate Better in My Marriage

Some experts say it could be a valuable tool for couples' therapy.
Grant Stoddard
3.8.18
mental health
mental health

Meditating on Your Death Could Make You Happier

Try this death meditation to feel a little happier about life.
Tracey Duncan
3.1.18