Is the Life You’re Living in Tune with Your Natural Rhythms? April 25, 2017 . 7 Comments
Let’s sit down and have a conversation, perhaps over a cup of tea. You know, the way people used to connect. We’ll sit together and enjoy the taste of the tea, the afternoon gently ... Read More
Distress Tolerance and DBT: When You Reach Your Tipping Point, Try TIP April 24, 2017 . 2 Comments
As a therapist, I often meet people when they’re not feeling optimal. People come to me angry, ashamed, embarrassed, and so much more. Many of the people I see in therapy feel so uncomfortable ... Read More
When Enough Never Is: Combating the Scarcity Mind-Set April 24, 2017 . 5 Comments
“It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.” —Lucius Annaeus Seneca Do you put stock in the phrase “not enough”? Do you question ... Read More
Getting the Most Out of Your Smartphone When You Have ADHD April 21, 2017 . 8 Comments
An overwhelming majority of people in the United States—95%—own a cell phone of some kind. Seventy-seven percent of people have a smartphone. For many individuals with attention-deficit ... Read More
‘This Is Not Me’: At the Mercy of Others, with No Mind of My Own April 20, 2017 . 7 Comments
Some of us grow up in families where we are not emotionally free to express our desires and needs and feel compelled to be compliant in social relationships (especially with significant ... Read More
You’re My Obsession: How to Recover from an Addictive Relationship April 20, 2017 . 8 Comments
Are you in an addictive relationship with someone? Would you like to break free from your bondage and feel inner peace? Do you want to stop the obsessions, break the cycle of seeming insanity, ... Read More
How to Support a Loved One Who Was Raped or Sexually Assaulted April 19, 2017 . 4 Comments
The dreadful memory may rush to your mind in an instant: taking a phone call from your child, partner, or friend and learning they were the victim of rape or sexual assault. Your mind may ... Read More
Let’s Get Physical: Stressing Your Body to De-Stress Your Mind April 19, 2017 . 6 Comments
If there was an effective way to insulate yourself from the stressors of life, would you consider it? Activities such as meditation and yoga are oft-cited methods for achieving stress relief, ... Read More
Women and Alcohol: Why the Effects of Drinking Hit Harder, Faster April 18, 2017 . 8 Comments
I don’t like to admit it, but it’s true: generally speaking, women can’t handle their liquor as well as men. Although there are always exceptions, research indicates women are more ... Read More
Not Just for Introverts and Loners: 5 Myths About Social Anxiety April 18, 2017 . 3 Comments
“I was looking forward to the party and I liked everyone there, but afterward I felt so down. I couldn’t stop worrying about what I’d said that sounded stupid, or if I hurt someone’s ... Read More
When Your Therapist Is Away: Their Break, Your Breakthrough April 17, 2017 . 5 Comments
Therapists go on vacation. Therapists need time off for health reasons. Therapists have emergencies. But what does it mean for you when your therapist needs a break? It can be difficult ... Read More
‘I’m Still Not Good Enough’: When Trauma’s Old Ghosts Resurface April 17, 2017 . 6 Comments
You have explored your childhood emotional trauma, you have explored your triggers, and you have learned to reframe negative thoughts. You understand how your past experiences affect your ... Read More
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May 23, 2017 .
Teenagers and young adults often experience misogyny and sexual harassment in their relationships, according to a new report from Harvard University. The ... Read More
May 22, 2017 .
Victims of workplace bullying often receive advice that is ineffective or makes things worse, according to a study published in the Journal of Applied ... Read More
May 19, 2017 .
Many soldiers dismissed from the military have a mental health condition, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. The report ... Read More
May 18, 2017 .
Atheists might represent as much as 20-35% of the U.S. population, according to a study published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science. ... Read More
May 17, 2017 .
Children raised by parents with depression may experience a range of challenges, including delays in social and cognitive development, an increased risk ... Read More
May 19, 2017 .
Dear GoodTherapy.org, First, let me say I don't think I'm a great parent, but I do try to be one. I know the way I parent is different than how a lot of people are ... Read More
May 12, 2017 .
Dear GoodTherapy.org, I'm pretty sure I met the love of my life three weeks ago. I'm falling for him fast. He's Read More
May 5, 2017 .
Dear GoodTherapy.org, I'll just say it: I hate my parents with every fiber of my being. I'm pretty sure they hate me, too. My dad beat me almost every day when I was ... Read More
April 28, 2017 .
Dear GoodTherapy.org, I am hoping you can give me an honest answer here. I have been seeing a therapist for nearly three years now and I just don't feel like it's ... Read More
April 21, 2017 .
Dear GoodTherapy.org, I have been married to my husband for 12 years and I love him with all my heart. I would never dream of leaving him, so I want to get that out ... Read More
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