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Group Therapy Triggers Unexpected Uses For Needles

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 02.15.2016 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

I welcome the change from being a director at work to being an outpatient at the treatment center. Someone is caring for me. Someone is monitoring me. I relax the reins. It feels safe there. Contained. Warm and dusky. Like I imagine a womb.

Heal Yourself With Music and Aloha

Ayda Ersoy | Posted 12.17.2016 | Hawaii
Ayda Ersoy

Imagine every week you spend a couple hours sharing music and having fun. You meet old friends, and make new ones. There's no plan beforehand what you're going to play.

Sex and Drugs, No Rock and Roll: Straight Talk in Group Therapy

Joanna Charnas | Posted 11.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Joanna Charnas

Naming the dangerous, irresponsible, and sometimes illegal activities people use to cope when they're distressed is important during group therapy. Su...

Why Group Therapy Is More Than Just A Support Group

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 08.18.2015 | Healthy Living

The stereotypical image of therapy -- a patient lying on a couch, his back to a disengaged professional -- is an antiquated one. In reality there are ...

Review: Let's All Hold Hands and Drop Dead

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW | Posted 05.11.2016 | Books
Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW

Her descriptions are so raw -- at times embarrassingly so -- that readers may cringe at the depth of the author's honesty and abandon.

Standing Up to an Eating Disorder

North by Northwestern | Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living
North by Northwestern

I’m telling my story in the hopes that people can begin to realize that eating disorders and mental disorders can affect everyone. What I am doing is something that has scared me for a long time, but I feel like it is something I need to do.

Kia Makarechi

Superstar DJs Stay Focused On The Little Things

HuffingtonPost.com | Kia Makarechi | Posted 08.30.2012 | Entertainment

A year ago, nearly every music website and magazine was publishing trend pieces tracking the explosion of electronic dance music in America. Fast-forw...

Health Care Company Makes Billions In Profits While Overburdening Its Staff: Report

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.14.2011 | Business

Kaiser Permanente, one of the country's largest health care organizations, is providing rushed and sloppy mental health treatment in California by an ...

Group Therapy: World Cup Coaches Feel Pressure; Express Fear, Guilt

Dave Ungrady | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Ungrady

To calm their anxieties, some coaches recently met with renowned French sports psychologist Dr. Pierre-Klouseau (P.K.) Freeqique in Johannesburg. Coaches of such high stature rarely gather in a collective group therapy session. But they were desperate.

Even Though It's a Unique Experience, Losing Someone You Love is Always the Same

Claire Bidwell Smith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Claire Bidwell Smith

It can be comforting to look into the eyes of another who wakes in the morning whose first thought is of loss, and the same true before they fall asleep at night.