therapy

9.19.19

The ‘Dr Phil’ of Virtual Reality Is Helping Cartoon Mushrooms Talk about Dying

VICE News took a tour through virtual reality with Syrmor to see what it’s like to have cartoon pigs tell you their darkest secrets.

8.7.19

The Unbearable Stress of Being in a Community Under Attack

The life-altering, stressful impacts of ICE raids and shooting massacres don’t end with the events themselves. So how are people attempting to cope under constant threat?

7.20.19

I Can't Stop Ghosting My Therapists

Cost, distance, and scheduling conflicts are common reasons people don’t make a second appointment—but sometimes it’s deeper.

7.15.19

The Rise of a Mysteriously Effective Therapy for Trauma

An increasingly popular treatment called EMDR utilizes a bizarre technique. But mainstream psychologists are embracing it.

6.3.19

I Lost My Own Therapist to Suicide

It’s been about a year since Mark’s death. In that time, my perspective on empathy has changed dramatically.

4.25.19

Dominatrixes Tell Us What Makes a Good Sub

Ease in slowly, ask questions, and don’t mistake your domme for a therapist.

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4.24.19

What It's Like to Be Diagnosed with Depression at Eight Years Old

"In the fourth grade, getting up each day was a battle for me and my parents. I began finding it difficult to walk. I started getting excruciating headaches."

4.9.19

A Cynic’s Guide to Meditation

After a string of upsetting life events, I threw myself headfirst into meditation to deal with my anxieties—despite my apprehension that the practice was yet another bit of BS modernity.

3.18.19

How Do You Know When to Quit Therapy?

When I imagined finishing therapy it was always with a sense of capability and optimism, but what I got instead was the overwhelming feeling that I was giving up.

3.12.19

How to Know What Kind of Therapy You Need

Depending on what you're going through.

3.7.19

The Many Obsessions That Can Haunt a Person with OCD

An intimate look at seven lesser-known types of OCD that are darker, harder to talk about, and can remain undiagnosed for years.

2.12.19

Being Attacked Changed How My Brain Works

Trauma has changed the way I perceive stress. I asked some experts how to cope.

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