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WATCH: How Therapy Helped Me Heal From A Fire

Posted 12.04.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

Stay-at-home mom Teran Hagerich shared her story of surviving an explosion in chemistry class, which burned her significantly, with HuffPost Live host...

Coffin Therapy Is Just What The Mortuary Ordered

Posted 12.03.2012 | Weird News

A Ukrainian coffin maker is helping potential customers get comfortable -- but not too comfortable. Stepan Piryanyk, an enterprising funerary box m...

5 Signs You Need Couples Counseling

Posted 11.29.2012 | Weddings

By Drs. Evelyn and Paul Moschetta for YourTango.com Being happily married is not easy, and being in love is not a sure path to a happy relationshi...

How A Life Coach Helped Me Double My Salary

Deborah Gaines | Posted 01.27.2013 | Fifty
Deborah Gaines

I have a life coach. Among people I know, this is about as embarrassing as saying, "my nine-year-old isn't toilet trained" or "I have an STD," so you may be wondering why I am coming out with it.

This Thanksgiving, Thank Your Therapist -- Or Go Get One

Adam Kirk Edgerton | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Adam Kirk Edgerton

We should start referring friends to good therapists, unashamedly, the way we would refer them to a good dentist. For now, I thank my own, and hope that others find their own path to wellness, no matter what anyone else says.

So, You Think Your Child Is Normal?

Dafna Maor | Posted 01.14.2013 | Parents
Dafna Maor

What I would really like to tell you about is not my son's progress, but of the lessons I've learned from his experience.

Thoughts on Psychotherapy and Speculations About Its Star Trekian Future

Lloyd Glauberman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Lloyd Glauberman, Ph.D.

Kagan's observations beg the question about the extended future of therapy. Perhaps science fiction can provide an answer and offer a glimpse into what lies ahead.

Therapeutic Conversations: A Shameless Future for Mental Health

Oren Frank | Posted 01.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Oren Frank

"Mental health" needs a new narrative -- a fresh, contemporary point of view about our daily lives and challenges.

Tracks of My Tears

Robin Amos Kahn | Posted 12.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Robin Amos Kahn

For many years, on those rare occasions when I cried, I'd get a headache. But when the grief is so intense, the tears wash over and seem to take out all the toxins and pain; at least, that's my non-scientific analysis.

4 Ways To Deal With Your Best-Friend-Turned-Bridezilla

Summer McLane | Posted 12.25.2012 | Weddings
Summer McLane

There are so many emotions involved in the planning of a wedding that have nothing to do with the color of a napkin or how many tiers your cake should have.

This Drunk Girl Is Your New Therapist

Posted 12.24.2012 | Comedy

Whenever there's a party, there always seems to be one girl who's more than willing to hand out advice despite her -- um -- state. So College Humo...

What the Hell Are You Doing Back in My Life?

Pete Dorogoff | Posted 12.22.2012 | Fifty
Pete Dorogoff

It's been 35 years since my parents were together as a couple. It's odd for me to even refer to my father and my mother in some plural reference. However, life happens and unfolds in baffling ways.

How I Knew My Marriage Was Doomed From The Start

Amira Young | Posted 12.19.2012 | Divorce
Amira Young

I went into my marriage with my eyes on forever, and I needed the tools for it.

Pride and Prejudice: Why Parenting Is Different for Me

Dafna Maor | Posted 12.18.2012 | Parents
Dafna Maor

As the parent of a child with autism, I discovered a peculiar thing: Many things that cause stress, or at least some annoyance, to other parents are causes for joy or at least satisfaction for me.

How Venting Will Keep You Stuck

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 12.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

The problem is that venting is merely a way to get temporary relief. It doesn't teach patients how to get better.

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Adult ADHD: An Interview With Mary Solanto, Ph.D.

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 12.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

"Just like learning to play an instrument, or learning a new language, or developing a muscle, learning new habits of the mind requires continued practice."

Teenage Yogis: Fostering Peace in the Face of Rising Violence

The Chopra Well | Posted 12.12.2012 | Healthy Living
The Chopra Well

Even more impressive than the power of yoga in this story is the fierce resiliency of these teens' spirits. Perhaps yoga and meditation awaken something in the human spirit that was always there, but which we lose sight of or neglect.

The Conversation That Ended My Marriage

Penney Berryman | Posted 12.08.2012 | Divorce
Penney Berryman

The summer my husband and I slept in separate bedrooms and slipped into separate lives, I read "When Your Lover is a Liar" by Susan Forward. Based on the book, I held this conversation with my spouse at what would be our final counseling session.

Your Child Has Gone to the Highest Bidder

Jaime Openden, M.S., CCC-SLP | Posted 12.03.2012 | Education
Jaime Openden, M.S., CCC-SLP

With the number of children diagnosed with special needs on the rise, the DOE seems to have concocted a quick fix solution to keeping up with supply and demand. However, they've neglected to take into consideration one of the most vital components of the provider-child relationship: the actual relationship

Is Mental Illness a Bigger Threat to Kids than Physical Illness?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 11.26.2012 | Parents
Lisa Firestone

As parents, our children's health ranks among our top priorities. When fall arrives and flu season begins, we notice every cough and feel for signs of fever. But how attuned are we to mental health symptoms in our kids?

A Tale Of Two Sisters: Coping With A Family Health Crisis

Terri Cole | Posted 11.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

I had been using anger to mask my fear and sadness for the past nine months, ever since my older sister was diagnosed with liver cancer. This was the first time I cried.

Separation Anxiety: On Feeling Homesick

Dr. Debbie Magids | Posted 11.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Debbie Magids

Figure out what's going on for you when you're feeling off and do your best to release it. Always make sure you're not the one sabotaging what you want out of life.

Still Waters Run Deep

Dr. Debbie Magids | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Debbie Magids

Therapy does not completely eradicate your issues. It lowers their volume and weakens their power. So if and when they do show up, we can recognize them, and put them back in their spot.

PTSD -- The IED That Awaits War Veterans at Home

Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA | Posted 11.19.2012 | Impact
Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA

Just as an IED destroys everything within a few miles' radius, PTSD affects all aspects of a veteran's life, often taking family and friends as extended casualties of this silent, invisible war.

Women Using the Butterfly Effect to Make a Difference

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW | Posted 11.17.2012 | Women
Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW

You cannot help an individual if you do not consider the important relationships in their lives.