January 6, 2020

Parents often have mixed feelings when their child is diagnosed with a mental health condition. On one hand, it can be a relief that your child will be getting help. On the other hand, there’s a lot of stigma about mental health conditions – and people, especially kids...

July 25, 2019

Adult coloring books have been a fad in the psychological community for a few years. At first, I wasn’t sure if I bought the idea behind the fad—that coloring books help reduce anxiety and even anger. The idea seemed a little ridiculous to me: as an adult, why would I...

April 18, 2019

I have an MA in English, so I’m used to having to defend the arts. People say that a degree in the arts won’t earn you money or success: Getting a Master’s in English is useless, because what career will it lead to outside of academia? I’ve been asked time and time aga...

March 21, 2019

Earlier this month, I was excited to see Playmore & Prosper host the space for DBT Associates’ Intensive Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Training. Since DBT has grown in popularity in recent years, it’s a term that many people in the psychological community are fa...

February 14, 2019

At a game night last week, my friend (who I’ll call Nate) was concerned about a coworker dealing with a nasty breakup where emotional abuse is involved. Knowing my background in psychology, Nate asked me if his work friend (who I’ll call Anna) should be in therapy. My...

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