By Liz Greene If the word of my therapist is anything to go on, the state of our country is starting to have an incredibly detrimental effect on…

By Lysianne Buie A friend of mine, Sigourney (name changed), once told me she would never see a therapist who wouldn’t hug her. Adamant that non-sexual touch in…

By Eleenor Abraham Anna R. was having an ultrasound, prepared to see her baby for the first time. When she asked the technician what the sex of the baby…

Part 2 by Christina Pelllegrino Written to myself: 7/19/17 Know this will pass. It’s not forever. Do what you can to be comfortable now. Everything is ok. I…

If last year’s presidential election taught us anything, it’s that extreme divisiveness can overwhelm our better nature. The sheer magnitude of negative political campaigning we were exposed to…

By Afifa Mahboob As a counselor, social worker, or therapist, how do you begin conversations with your clients? What are the best ways to break the ice and…

By Veerpal Bambrah In March 2016, North Carolina passed a law that bars transgender individuals from using public restrooms that match their gender identity, and prohibits cities from…

Print Print PDF By Claudette Villena Parenting can be one of life’s most rewarding experiences, and one of the most demanding. When a chronic illness is involved, demands…

Print Print PDF By Jennifer Lezcano Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder are diagnosed under a list of symptoms from the Diagnostic…

Print Print PDF By Wendy Cope ‘Time heals everything’ is often a saying people use to comfort someone who is grieving. For some, bad experiences may simply be…