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  • 5 Essential Ingredients of Optimal Family Life August 2, 2021
    by Paul Anderson, PhD, Psychologist, in Overland Park, KS What Does a Well-Functioning American Family Look Like? The 5 Essential Ingredients of Optimal Family Life in a Culturally Diverse Society Children must be shown and taught what is or is not acceptable in society. We are not born speaking a certain language, eating a certain […]
  • Psychotherapy vs. Coaching: What’s the Legal Distinction? July 30, 2021
    by Connor D. Jackson, JD Connor D. Jackson is a healthcare attorney based in Chicago who serves independent practices in several states. Visit his firm’s website here. Psychotherapy vs. Coaching: What’s the Legal Distinction? Therapists have the education, license, and clinical training required to prepare them for their day-to-day work with clients. But those things […]
  • Olympic Spotlight Shifts to Mental Health July 28, 2021
    Olympic Spotlight Shifts to Mental Health  For all its pageantry and competition, perhaps the most celebrated result from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is that mental health is in the spotlight. Olympians making their mental health a priority are empowering the rest of the world to do the same. GoodTherapy is here for it.  Bold Moves […]
  • Aging Wisely: Insight from the Buddha July 26, 2021
    by Nicole Urdang, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, MS, NCC, DHM, in Buffalo, NY Aging Wisely: Insight from the Buddha I have an interpretation of the five remembrances I like to imagine. In it, the Buddha tells his monks about the five remembrances.  He gathers them together early one morning and says, “Every day, before you […]
  • The Rise of Eating Disorders During COVID-19 July 23, 2021
    The Rise of Eating Disorders During COVID-19  Though the pandemic disrupted all of our lives, COVID-19 affected each of us differently. While some of us used the virus as the perfect time to take up new hobbies, others turned to substances to pass the time. Similarly, while some used the time to get into tip-top shape, the majority of us — some 61 percent, […]
  • The Paradoxes of Life When You’re Neurodiverse July 21, 2021
    by Anthony Cavuoti, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, in Torrance, California The Paradoxes of ADHD and Dyslexia If you have dyslexia and/or ADHD, you probably feel like Cassandra at times, both blessed and cursed by the gods. You have sublime insights and useful, innovative ideas, sometimes intentionally and other times quite by accident. Yet more […]
  • Finding a Therapist Who Gets Your Career July 19, 2021
    Finding a Therapist Who Gets Your Career  It’s no secret 2020 was a challenging year for all of us.   But the degree of those challenges might surprise you.   One study, for example, found that more than one in six Americans started therapy for the first time last year. Altogether, some 31 percent of U.S. citizens are now […]
  • Masks Off, Anxiety Up: Dealing with No-Mask Anxiety July 16, 2021
    Masks Off, Anxiety Up: Dealing with No-Mask Anxiety After over a year of covering their faces, Americans across the country were told they could breathe freely earlier this year as mask mandates were lifted.  Unfortunately, the return to “normal” life hasn’t been smooth sailing for everyone. In fact, nearly half of Americans admit they have concerns about resuming […]
  • How TF-CBT Can Help Your Child with Trauma Experience July 12, 2021
    by Mary Romm, Licensed Professional Counselor in Glouchester, VA Your Child Experienced a Trauma — How TF-CBT Can Help You are worried about your child. They’ve experienced something physically or emotionally that caused them distress, and it continues to affect them. If your child has experienced trauma, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) can help.  How […]
  • Telehealth: Insurance & Legal Considerations July 9, 2021
    by Connor D. Jackson, JD Connor D. Jackson is a healthcare attorney based in Chicago who serves independent practices. Visit his firm’s website to learn more. Telehealth: Insurance & Legal Considerations When evaluating whether telehealth services are covered by insurance, three concerns should be top of mind. The requirements of individual states, insurance companies, professions, […]