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Self-Hypnosis: The Secret to Staving Off Holiday Stress

Unless you planned well ahead, managed to avoid the malls, and don’t intend to travel or host, you are probably feeling pressured, stressed out, and overwhelmed with all of the... Read More

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How to Overcome Fear of Rejection

Historically, if a human being did not belong to a social group, he or she would more than likely die due to harsh conditions. It took a village to survive and you needed to be a part... Read More

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When Sadness and Grief Take the Joy Out of the Holidays

This time of year is overflowing with bright lights, holiday parties, and a lot of hustle and bustle. Not everyone is joyous or excited about the season, however. Whether it is due... Read More

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Best of 2014: GoodTherapy.org’s Top 10 Websites for Aging

In order to address the opportunities and challenges of a diverse aging population, the U.S. Congress passed the Older Americans Act (OAA) in 1965. Noting a lack of community social... Read More

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Social Skills Deficits and Asperger’s: How Parents Can Help

Deficits in social skills and communication are hallmarks of Asperger’s syndrome, a mental health issue on the autism spectrum. For children with Asperger’s, typical manners that... Read More

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The Only Divorce Coping Tool You’ll Need for the Holidays

For many people reading this, this is their first holiday season post-divorce. Getting through the holidays can compound an already stressful life transition. Managing the loss and... Read More

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Best of 2014: GoodTherapy.org’s Top 10 Bullying Resource Websites

Whether it takes the form of teasing, threats, violence, or other acts, bullying is a significant issue in schools and communities around the world. In the United States alone, nearly... Read More

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Becoming One Every Day: An Interview with Author Sarah Olson

Sarah E. Olson was diagnosed with dissociative identity disorder (DID) in 1992. Using session transcripts and letters she faxed to her therapist, Howard Asher, PsyD, she fully documented... Read More

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The Dos and Don’ts of Narcissism: Do You Fit the Profile?

Have you ever been called a narcissist? Have you heard it said about someone else? The tone with which that term is flung can be heavy with disdain. Public awareness of the word and... Read More

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The Truth about Married Sex: 4 Things Every Couple Should Know

People have it all wrong about married sex. Somehow many Americans have created a fantasy that sex in marriage should look like sex when you’re dating or sex in movies—the type... Read More

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How to Build a Backbone in 3 Easy Steps

Do you allow others to take advantage of you? Do you avoid speaking up for yourself? Well, now’s the time to build your backbone! One that works, doesn’t wobble, and gets stronger... Read More

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression? Yes and No

Depression can make people feel like a dark cloud hovers over them, while the sun shines brightly on the rest of the world. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,... Read More

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Reduce Prejudice One Conversation at a Time, and Other News

December 19, 2014   .   8 Comments

Fear of the unknown can lead people to vilify strangers for their unfamiliar race, religion, sexual orientation, or any number of other personal characteristics. Adverse opinions or... Read More

Study Finds Punishing Children for Lying Doesn’t Work

December 18, 2014   .   5 Comments

Adults who spend time with children are sometimes surprised by kids’ willingness to lie, even when they’re caught red-handed. Children have to learn to be honest, and the... Read More

When Mental Health Issues Are Biological, Empathy Diminishes

December 17, 2014   .   4 Comments

Mental health advocates have long pointed to the biological mechanisms that contribute to the development of mental health problems. If people aren’t to blame for their mental... Read More

Obese Children’s Brains May Respond Differently to Sugar

December 16, 2014   .   5 Comments

In the United States, 18% of children between the ages of 6 and 11, and 21% of children ages 12 to 19 are medically classified as obese. A 2007 study found that 70% of obese children... Read More

Does Jealousy Mean More Sex for Heterosexual Couples?

December 13, 2014   .   4 Comments

Jealousy can be a painful and even fatal emotion, but according to one new study, it may also help spice things up in the bedroom. According to research published in the Journal of... Read More

Helping Ferguson Residents Overcome Trauma, and Other News

December 12, 2014   .   6 Comments

Ferguson, Missouri has turned into ground zero for protests of police behavior after the shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old. Since the shooting, Ferguson residents have... Read More

Unconscious Racism and the Dehumanization of Black Youth

December 11, 2014   .   4 Comments

Gathering accurate data on police shootings is notoriously difficult, since police departments aren’t required to report shootings to the FBI. According to a 2012 analysis by... Read More

Correcting Vaccine Myths May Increase Vaccine Fears

December 10, 2014   .   2 Comments

Almost half of American parents either believe vaccines cause autism or are unsure whether the two are linked, even though a 1998 study linking the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine... Read More

Computer-Based Anxiety Program May Reduce Anxiety, Suicide Risk

December 9, 2014   .   2 Comments

Anxiety conditions such as phobias, panic, and posttraumatic stress (PTSD) are the most common types of mental health conditions, affecting 40 million adults in the United States—18%... Read More

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Topic Experts answer your questions about psychotherapy, mental health, and relationships.

How Can I Learn to Open Up to My Therapist?

First, let me applaud your courage in seeking out therapy and for reaching out to GoodTherapy.org with your question. It ... Read more »

Retirement Looms and I'm Starting to Worry! Any Advice?

I think it’s totally normal to feel uneasy when you’re facing a life change, even when you’re clearly well ... Read more »

I Was Once My Husband's Mistress. Now I Can't Trust Him!

Thanks for your question. Six years is a long time to be living with this kind of uncertainty! And not only is this situation more common than you might realize, but the concept of certainty, or ... Read more »

How Do I Tell My Girlfriend That Her Teenage Daughter Is an Issue?

It sounds like there are two main issues for you right now: managing your feelings and hesitation about dating someone with a teenage daughter, and dealing with your Read more »

Help! I Can't Stop Thinking about My Therapist

Although I can’t know what is happening in your therapy and how this may pertain to your question, clearly this is an important issue, and I hope you will discuss it directly with your therapist. I ... Read more »

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