therapy

Books

How the Rorschach Test Became the Most Famous Tool in Psychiatry

A revealing new book sheds light on Hermann Rorschach and his controversial and inexplicably effective test.
Joey Bien-Kahn
2.28.17
so sad today

It Gets Better and Then It Gets Worse

What will I do with this column and my Twitter account if the sadness doesn't end? Do I keep writing about the experience of living with depression and anxiety, and exploring the nuances of sadness forever?
VICE Staff
9.23.16
vice gaming

How VR Video Games Could Change Our Minds

VICE explores the therapeutic potential and psychological risks that come with the emerging world of virtual reality gaming.
VICE Staff
9.21.16
Stuff

I'm Obsessively Afraid that I Might Kill My Parents

Harm OCD is the obsessive fear of not being able to stop yourself from doing something terrible.
Octave Paradis
9.5.16
Narcomania

I Use LSD to Help me Deal with the Trauma of Being Kidnapped By My Dad

When Nara flew to Iraq from London for her grandmother's funeral, she found her grandmother very much alive, and her father furious at her for becoming "too Westernised".
Max Daly
8.31.16
Sex

How to Know When You're Masturbating Too Much

A historian, a doctor, and a sex therapist talk about what we talk about when we talk about masturbation.
Drew Millard
7.12.16
Stuff

We Spent a Day with a Professional Psychic

They're basically best friends you pay to tell you everything will be OK.
Lauren Duca
7.4.16
Gaming

Here's What Ex-'World of Warcraft' Players Had to Say About the 'Warcraft' Movie

Watching the movie 'Warcraft' served as a funeral service for the fandom I once fully immersed myself in.
Allison Tierney
6.22.16
Health

This New App Hopes to Save Suicidal Teens

Because therapy the analog way just doesn't work for under-18s.
Jody Allard
4.18.16
Stuff

Stop Trying to Have Sex with Your Professional Cuddler

When I worked as a cuddler-for-hire, I set boundaries—but they were regularly crossed.
Jera Brown
4.8.16
so sad today

One Girl, Six Shrinks

I always start therapy with the hope of accomplishing a particular goal, but is there ever really an end? I could do a different kind of work with a different kind of therapist every day and there would probably never be a terminus.
So Sad Today
2.19.16
Stuff

I Tried Hypnosis to See if It Would Make Me a Better Singer, and It Sort of Worked

Hypnotherapy is a booming business, with practitioners claiming to be capable of everything from helping you lose weight to "past life regression." But could it make me sing?
Jak Hutchcraft, Photos: Chris Bethell
2.16.16
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