therapy

VICE News Tonight on HBO

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.
Dexter Thomas
9.9.19
mind

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?
Minerva Canto
8.5.19
mind

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.
Kristi Pahr
7.19.19
mind

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.
Nick Keppler
7.11.19
mental health

Why Is It Still So Hard For Young People of Color to Get Therapy?

More Black and brown millennials are seeking therapy, but there are still major obstacles in a mental health care system designed for white people.
Rajul Punjabi
6.4.19
mind

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.
Court Stroud
5.29.19
Sex

Dominatrixes Tell Us What Makes a Good Sub

Ease in slowly, ask questions, and don’t mistake your domme for a therapist.
Graham Isador
4.25.19
mental health

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."
Kieron Passaway
4.24.19
mental health

How to Know What Kind of Therapy You Need

Depending on what you're going through.
Juli Fraga
3.11.19
mental health

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.
Shayla Love
3.7.19
Tonic

My Insurance Didn’t Cover Therapy, So I Coped With Weed and Alcohol

"I couldn’t afford it anymore so I quit. As a result, I started getting into a very dark place mentally."
Tonic Editors
2.21.19
mental health

Being Attacked Changed How My Brain Works

Trauma has changed the way I perceive stress. I asked some experts how to cope.
Kate Willsky
2.12.19
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