by Shane G. Owens

College is typically a challenging experience with some expected highs and lows. For some it is also the time during which common mental health problems start. Because of this, you have to talk to your kid about mental health before school starts.

by Aarti Gupta, PsyD

Aarti-Gupta,PsyD-websize.jpg“Oh, the places you’ll go!” exclaimed Dr. Seuss, as he he hoped to inspire children to live a vigorous life of travel, exploration, and discovery.

by Aarti Gupta, PsyD

I recently discovered that two friends of mine suffer from trichotillomania, or compulsive hairpulling. It came as a surprise to me, and even as a clinical psychologist, it was difficult to detect because neither one of them pulls out their hair in an obvious manner.

by Suma Chand, MPhil, PhD

In the early years of my career as a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist I often struggled to find a way to help some of my clients cope with their thoughts and feelings of regret: “If only I had recognized my cheating boyfriend for what he really is,” or “I wish I’d been a better and more

by Brad Brenner, PhD

If you’re lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ) and you struggle with anxiety or depression, let’s start by putting things into context. By that I mean let’s think through powerful life experiences that fundamentally impact your sense of well-being.

by Jennifer Shannon, LMFT

Jennifer Shannon, LMFTI, too, experience horror, heartbreak, and anxiety when I read about mass shootings and other acts of terrorism, whether in Paris, San

by Lara Schuster Effland, LCSW

Lara Schuster Effland

by Lara Schuster Effland, LCSW

Lara Schuster EfflandThe agony of insomnia affects about 10 to 35 percent of us.

by Jon Abramowitz, PhD

Jon Abramowitz, PhD

by Peter Roy-Byrne, MD

Peter Roy-Byrne, MDMedication treatment of anxiety is generally safe and effective. But it often takes time and patience to find the drug that works best for you.

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