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Is Social Media the Answer to Mental Health Problems? Do Masks Play a Role?

Always available with hundreds or thousands of listening ears and scanning eyes, social media has taken over communications, but has it always provided a benefit?

How Somatic Body Responses Benefit Your Coaching Practice

The best way we can self regulate is to understand and accept our own physical and emotional response in the here and now. In this experience, we remain authentic to ourselves and with others.

Three Ways Virginia Satir Influenced Gestalt Psychotherapy

Call Virginia Satir a pioneer. Call her the “Mother of Family Therapy.” No matter the title, Virginia Satir influenced Gestalt's psychotherapy development in three ways

Record Numbers of Californians Die From COVID-19, Surgeon General Promotes Yoga and Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences

When evidence faces off against the power of celebrity status and charisma, the evidence is left lying face down in the street. That becomes particularly important to take into account during a pandemic in which people are dying from misinformation.

Psychotherapy’s Got an Unpleasant Image Problem

Our foibles make us who we are, and perfection may not be what we want or need. What we want is to be understood, accepted, and helped when we need help.

The Healthcare Trail of Tears

Has the United States contributed to the plight of the Native peoples and has it been perpetuated by current administrations?

Drugs are Rapidly Becoming Healthcare’s Greatest Burden

Drugs have become our fallback for almost everything. Practitioners in general are massively guilty of doling them out as a panacea for socially compromised adults. Adults that possess no life skills or coping mechanisms are simply drugged into oblivion.

Psilocybin as an Antidepressant for Cancer Patients Who Are Not Depressed

Research concerning the role of psychedelics in mental health treatment and its superb publicity campaign depends on millions of dollars raised by venture capitalists.

How Dare You Criticize Psychiatrists Who Praise Studies of Psychedelics As Antidepressants?

All claims about treatments affecting human health and well-being should be subject to robust review. That review requires someone to facilitate criticism, locate qualified critics, and bring them into the discussion.

Suicide and Self-Harm Enablers Are Out There Now

As in other psychiatric hospitals, there are always those patients who are willing to share any number of ways to commit self-harm or suicide.

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Coronavirus and Physician Burnout Are Adding Fuel to the Fire

Medscape’s 2020 ‘National Physician Burnout & Suicide Report’ found that 42% of the 15,000 physicians surveyed reported being burned out.

No Tsunami of Mental Illness Accompanies Covid-19

Patients diagnosed with COVID-19 were likely to be experiencing some anxiety (worried) or depressive symptoms (sad, pessimistic) that were not serious enough to justify a diagnosis of major depression or a serious anxiety disorder.

Covid’s Silent and Sinister Effect on the Married Lives of Healthcare Workers

Many Healthcare professionals are feeling more and more isolated as the separation between home and work becomes more pronounced for a number of reasons

Record Numbers of Californians Die From COVID-19, Surgeon General Promotes Yoga and Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences

When evidence faces off against the power of celebrity status and charisma, the evidence is left lying face down in the street. That becomes particularly important to take into account during a pandemic in which people are dying from misinformation.

Empathy Is An Emotional Muscle You Can Develop

When we know what it is like to suffer and have come through the other side healed, we can hold more capacity for others and be empathetic.

The Benefits of Using Wellness Apps Are Likely Exaggerated, False, or Unproven

By the end of this article, you will understand why you should be skeptical about the impressive claims from promoters of the apps like the Happify app that “86% of the users showed an increase in their happiness score after 8 weeks of regular use

Is Alzheimer’s Damage Linked to Deadly Pollution of Babies, Not Old Age?

Alzheimer’s disease isn’t a disease of old age; it begins in infancy, possibly even before birth, because of pollution. Pollution, therefore, initiates the death spiral even before children can walk and talk.

Why Do Adults Need Coloring Books?

As writing incorporates a greater degree of brainpower, involving as it does our muscles, portions of our brain involved in decision-making and elaboration of intent and memory, drawing does much the same.

Why Didn’t a Review Examine Whether Brief Interventions to Prevent Suicide Actually Reduced Deaths?

Every death by suicide, every effort at serious self-harm is a tragedy and a loss, not only for a person but for a circle of people for whom that person’s life has meaning.

SPRAVATO® (esketamine) CIII Nasal Spray to Treat Depressive Symptoms in Adults Approved

SPRAVATO® (esketamine) CIII nasal spray, taken with an oral antidepressant, to treat depressive symptoms in adults with major depressive disorder (MDD) with acute suicidal ideation or behavior.

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5 Benefits of Virtual Counselling

In this Covid-19 pandemic, there is increasing popularity in regards to teletherapy, also known as virtual counselling

Rolling Nervous Breakdowns, Work and Health Consequences

The term is “rolling nervous breakdowns.” New in its entrance on the medical and office scene, it nevertheless presents serious consequences and is a direct result of the insecurity brought on by COVID-19

Three Ways Virginia Satir Influenced Gestalt Psychotherapy

Call Virginia Satir a pioneer. Call her the “Mother of Family Therapy.” No matter the title, Virginia Satir influenced Gestalt's psychotherapy development in three ways

Retraction! A Chirping Sound Treatment for Fibromyalgia Finally Gets Flagged

Why is the process of getting contentious, marketing based materials removed from Scientific publications so difficult?