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.
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.
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.
Dominatrixes Tell Us What Makes a Good Sub
Ease in slowly, ask questions, and don’t mistake your domme for a therapist.
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."
How to Know What Kind of Therapy You Need
Depending on what you're going through.
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.
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."
Being Attacked Changed How My Brain Works
Trauma has changed the way I perceive stress. I asked some experts how to cope.
This Mental Health Podcaster Told Me How to Deal with the Death of My Friend
I spoke to comedian Mike Brown about what it means to be a black man in search of therapy.
Trying to Fix My Own Mental Health Issues Was a Huge Mistake
“I was sitting in my room doing my nightly guided meditation before bed, and this sudden feeling of doom and dread sucked into my chest."
The More I Allowed Myself to Feel My Anxiety, the Less it Bothered Me
My coping mechanisms had been avoidant behavior all along.