The Question Keeping You Up at Night: Can Insomnia Kill You? July 29, 2015 . No Comments
“With insomnia, nothing’s real. Everything’s far away. Everything’s a copy of a copy of a copy. When you have insomnia, you’re never really asleep and you’re ... Read More
Can Dialectical Behavior Therapy Help with Substance Abuse? July 28, 2015 . 2 Comments
For people looking for help with substance abuse, there are many options with various philosophies and approaches to treatment. One option that is often overlooked is dialectical behavior ... Read More
How to Help Children Adjust to the Arrival of a New Sibling July 28, 2015 . 2 Comments
A happy event though it is, integrating a new baby into the family is a huge transition. It’s a huge transition for Mom and Dad, of course, but it’s also a huge transition for older ... Read More
Borderline Personality and Chronic Pain: The Curious Link July 27, 2015 . 4 Comments
Borderline personality (BP) is estimated to affect between 1.5% and 6% of people in the United States. Core features of BP include black-and-white, all-or-nothing thinking, intense, rapidly ... Read More
How Therapy Can Help People Newly Diagnosed with HIV July 27, 2015 . 4 Comments
If your doctor walked into the room and told you, “Your test came back positive; you have HIV,” how do you think you would you react to the news? In 2013, according to the Centers ... Read More
5 Things You Should Know about Non-Suicidal Self-Injury July 24, 2015 . 22 Comments
Confusion, anxiousness, hurt, disappointment, and anger may be among the feelings parents experience if they discover that their teen is self-injuring. The teen, too, is likely experiencing ... Read More
How to Find and Choose the Right Addiction Therapist July 23, 2015 . 13 Comments
Congratulations! You’ve made one of the best decisions you can make: asking for help. Whether you’ve decided to get help to control or moderate your use of alcohol or substances, ... Read More
3 Ways Positive Relationships Can Support Trauma Recovery July 23, 2015 . 14 Comments
In recent years, health care researchers in the West have looked to medicine and technology for fast solutions to mental health issues. Interestingly, researchers in interpersonal psychology ... Read More
Trust in the Process: Sitting with Not Knowing in Therapy July 22, 2015 . 9 Comments
One aspect of psychotherapy is that the person in therapy and the therapist participate in a process larger than what either or both can directly observe. Something can be happening in ... Read More
Why Pride Isn’t the Sin You Were Taught to Believe It Is July 21, 2015 . 11 Comments
As a marriage and family therapist, I’ve had a little training in art therapy—not to the point of having the expertise of an art therapist, but enough to be able to see some meaning ... Read More
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July 28, 2015 .
Many people experience insecurity regarding their bodies: A survey conducted by REAL magazine found that, of the 5000 British women surveyed, only 3% reported ... Read More
July 27, 2015 .
Parents who invest in pricey video tutorials or flash cards to help their babies learn to speak are often disappointed with the results. Pediatricians ... Read More
July 27, 2015 .
A variety of studies suggest that acupuncture can successfully treat mental health symptoms such as depression, but it remains an “alternative” remedy, ... Read More
July 24, 2015 .
Transgender youth face a world in which their identities are often pathologized and their gender expression treated as indication of a hormone imbalance ... Read More
July 23, 2015 .
Gamergate, the Internet gaming scandal that began with vicious attacks on game developer Zoe Quinn, sparked ongoing Internet discussions about the bullying ... Read More
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July 17, 2015 .
With the intensity of the feelings you and your husband are experiencing, I imagine two weeks feels like a long time. In reality, and especially considering your husband's ... Read More
July 10, 2015 .
Thank you for reaching out with such a powerful and important question. I commend you for taking the time and being thoughtful, considerate, and deliberate in planning your course of action with what ... Read More
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June 26, 2015 .
Thanks for writing in, and thank you for your service. I can only imagine the difficulty of transitioning from being in the service overseas to civilian life. I’m curious as to why, if indeed you ... Read More
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