The Blog

Page 3 of 41234

Therapy News Headlines

  • Severity of Schizophrenia Linked To Siblings’ Stress Levels

    June 12, 2010 . 5 Comments

    A new study has found a correlation between the level of severity of positive symptoms in patients with schizophrenia and the level of stress and stress ... Read More

  • Anger Evokes Both Psychological and Physiological Responses

    June 12, 2010 . 6 Comments

    In a recent study published in the journal “Hormones and Behavior,” researchers were able to show that in addition to altering a person’s mental ... Read More

  • Six Ways to Power Up Your Creativity

    June 11, 2010 . 10 Comments

    “I don’t have a creative bone in my body.” “I’d like to learn how to draw, but it’s probably impossible.” “I want to write, but I just ... Read More

  • Summer Structure Makes the Difference

    June 11, 2010 . 5 Comments

    School’s out and some of our kids are already at home with us. Oh sure, some will go to sleepaway camp for a month, or to a day camp and return every ... Read More

  • Economic Recession Causing Anxiety, Stress, and Depression

    June 11, 2010 . 4 Comments

    The farther we get into the ongoing economic recession, the more apparent the consequences of the recession become. Early on, quantifiable losses such ... Read More

  • Nonverbal Communication for Therapists: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

    June 10, 2010 . 8 Comments

    Lately, I have been realizing how much nonverbal cues affect us socially and at work. As therapists, we don’t really focus on this. I think it is a good ... Read More

  • Do Video Games Increase Aggression or Complement Psychotherapy? Both

    June 10, 2010 . 5 Comments

    The psychological impact of video games depends largely on who is playing them, according to the Review of General Psychology. The journal devoted its ... Read More

  • Smoke and Psychology: Second Hand Smoke Impedes Mental Health

    June 10, 2010 . 6 Comments

    A new study confirms that exposure to second hand cigarette smoke increases likeliness of future mental illness and psychological distress in otherwise ... Read More

  • Dating: an Old-Fashioned Concept for a Modern Age

    June 9, 2010 . 5 Comments

    You are out at a bar and meet someone who seems attractive, interesting, and interested in you. He asks you for your number, and you offer it up freely. The ... Read More

  • Offerings and Sacrifices: Honoring Our Ancestors Helps Us Give Thanks

    June 9, 2010 . 5 Comments

    As a Yoruba priest, I frequently make offerings to the Orishas (divine spirits who guide our lives) and my ancestors. The type of offering varies, with ... Read More

  • Getting Worn Down from Emotional Abuse

    June 8, 2010 . 8 Comments

    Earlier this year, the French National Assembly passed a bill that criminalized psychological abuse within couples. Specifically, the bill makes any repetition ... Read More

  • Psychotherapy and Parental Dilemmas in the Struggle to Allow One’s Child to Individuate

    June 8, 2010 . No Comments

    Parents are faced with many dilemmas as they struggle with allowing their children to individuate. These dilemmas are part of the everyday conflicts and ... Read More

  • If You Believe “There’s No Way for Everyone to Win” … Read This!

    June 8, 2010 . 4 Comments

    And if you believe “there is a way for everyone to win” … Read this! Recently, a well-known news commentator* — remarking on a comment by Bill ... Read More

  • How Solution Focused Therapy Increases Your Luck

    June 7, 2010 . 10 Comments

    Have you ever wondered at the difference between those who seem blessed with luck and those who seem perpetually unlucky? I’m talking about circumstances ... Read More

See All


  • A Call for Help Adjusting from the Military to Civilian Life

    June 26, 2015 . 5 Comments

    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 »

  • Help! A Decade Later, I Just Found Out My Husband Has 2 Kids

    June 19, 2015 . 5 Comments

    What an incredible breach of trust. Not only did he lie to you about not having kids, which I'm sure made sense to him at the ... Read more »

  • Help! I'm Lost in My Mind, with No Sense of Life Purpose

    June 12, 2015 . 5 Comments

    I don’t suppose it’s much consolation, but you describe your situation very well—lost in your mind, indeed. You seem very much in ... Read more »

  • Our Relationship Has Hit a Wall; How Do I Get My Needs Met?

    June 5, 2015 . 5 Comments

    It sounds like you are in a very frustrating, even painful, place in your relationship right now. While all Read more »

  • Help! If I Have an Abortion, Do I Have to Tell My Boyfriend?

    May 29, 2015 . 5 Comments

    Despite using protection, you have gotten pregnant; naturally, you are shocked. You are not happy with your boyfriend, ... Read more »

See All
Advanced Search
Sotry Image

Do you have a mental health story or experience that you wish to share? Whether your story is about therapy or psychiatry, self-help, personal healing, wellness, or a particular mental health condition or challenge, please consider contributing your written story to!

Share Today

Recent Comments

  • The Team: Hi, Evan. The best way to look for a therapist on is to go on our advanced search...
  • tracy: I’ve been negative for many years and I’m only 31. But since I lost my job in October, I’ve really been working on getting...
  • Evan T: I have a problem with yelling, it happens only once every six months or so and I try not to do it but every once in a while I lose my...
  • Nic: I have been beating myself up for months while dating someone that repeadetly gave me the silent treatment. Everything would be great for a...
  • Andrew Archer, LCSW: Shirley, thank you for bringing up some crucial points. This article is not meant to be a treatment manual for acute bipolar... is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, medical treatment, or therapy. Always seek the advice of your physician or qualified mental health provider with any questions you may have regarding any mental health symptom or medical condition. Never disregard professional psychological or medical advice nor delay in seeking professional advice or treatment because of something you have read on