Benevolent Therapist Traumatized By “Dowdy Patient,” Internet Displeased

Here is a tale as old as time, from the pages of the New York Times.  A mid-thirtes woman is in therapy. She is in therapy to discuss a variety of…

Megan Reynolds | June 18, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Make It Stop: “My Self-Absorbed Friend Treats Me Like Her Therapist”

She goes on and on and on and on…

Anna Goldfarb | May 29, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Indulgence As Self-Care: Our Vice, Our Therapy

My parents have a story about me they like to tell. When I was in third grade my mom picked me up from school on a beautiful spring day, and…

Jaya Saxena | April 24, 2015 - 9:00 am

Your Complete Guide To Caring For Your Feet

Before I started marathon training, I almost never thought about my feet. Why would I, right? They’re all the way down there, on the ground. Never mind the fact that…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 20, 2015 - 11:10 am

Dater X: Jumping Head First Into Head-Shrinking

I’m happy to report that I went to my first successful therapy session this week. When I walked into Lauren’s cozy New York City office, I felt immediately at home.

Dater X 2.0 | February 4, 2015 - 12:10 pm

Dater X: A Penny For Your Thoughts

It’s been a few years since I’ve seen a therapist, but with the new year comes new self-discovery. Just last week, I bit my ring fingernail down to a three-centimeter…

Dater X 2.0 | January 29, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Frisky Rant: There’s A Difference Between Being Critical And Being “Too Angry” — Trust Me, I Know

Some of the feedback I get online is that I’m “too angry.” When people tell me I’m “too angry” in my writing, my immediate thought is somewhere along the lines…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 26, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Head Shrinking: On The Couch With 8 Reality TV Therapists

I am therapy’s biggest champion. I’ve been seeing my therapist for … oh, nine years now? Dr. A is my longest term relationship, outside of my family. I credit her…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 15, 2014 - 12:00 pm

6 Art Exercises To Help Boost Self-Esteem (From A Professional Art Therapist)

Every day, we’re bombarded with so many ideas about who we should be and how to look and act that we often lose sight of who we truly are. We…

Katie Oldenburg | September 17, 2014 - 10:00 am

In Memory Of My Therapist

On Saturday night, I learned that someone very important to me died last week. Deb Powell Simons was my therapist throughout my teen years and early 20s. I had known…

Jessica Wakeman | June 16, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Patrick, The Antisocial Gorilla, Sent To Therapy

Patrick, a 430-pound gorilla, is being shipped off from the Dallas Zoo because he is in dire need of therapy. Because of his inability to get along with the other…

Ami Angelowicz | September 25, 2013 - 9:20 am

Model Says Working In The Industry Gave Her PTSD

Soldiers returning from combat get diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. So do people who live in violent war zones. And, apparently, models. At least according to former model Jennifer Sky,…

Julie Gerstein | September 4, 2013 - 1:53 pm
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