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 Hilary Jacobs Hendel, LCSW The thought of going to a funeral used to be a terrifying prospect for me. Walking into a room filled with sadness and…

By Christina Pellegrino Christina Pellegrino This article is part of a series that will follow my journey through bipolar disorder. I will be reporting in a journal format…

By Sally Perkins Anxiety is a common condition found in empaths. In fact, since being an empath is not recognized by the DSM-5, it is often misdiagnosed as…

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 Gord Jeoffroy We all know that person: the one who’s always available to help; who’s always interested in how we’re doing; who always wants to make us…

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…

By Julie Bowles and Simone Arbour, PHD — Can Be An Organization’s Greatest Health and Wellness Achievement Over the past few years, there has been a shift in…

By Perry Lefko Sometimes I want to cry And I don’t know why I have this feeling inside That will not subside It’s too upsetting All too debilitating…

By Christina Zavaglia, RD Has your psychiatrist ever asked you what you ate for lunch? Or what types of foods you include in your diet? Probably not. Yet…