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Autistic Artist Expresses Emotion Through Painting

ARTINFO | Posted 06.07.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

My name is Taylor Crowe, I'm 29 years old, I have autism, and I'm an artist. I also travel the country giving presentations about what life with autis...

Write Better Stories; Go "Inside Story"

Abe Schwartz | Posted 05.30.2011 | Books
Abe Schwartz

It seems everyone's looking to tell better stories these days. Peter Guber's Tell to Win and Seth Godin's All Marketers are Liars are both wildly popu...

The Lithium Chronicles

Christine Egan | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Egan

This is the story of how he ended up walking naked down a highway and making his slow journey back to a life without psychotropic medication.

War Veterans Turn Death Row Dogs Into Man's Best Friends

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

After serving in the Marines, Sonny Patrick found herself struggling with homelessness and alcoholism. But once she made friends with Sarge, a small m...

What Really Helps Others? An Interview With Karen Kissel Wegela, Ph.D.

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

If you were sitting across the table from someone who was suffering right now, how would you approach them and what would you tell them?

Help Me Talk My Way Out Of It

Joy Behar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joy Behar

I would not be in the position I am in both professionally and personally if it were not for my years on the chair and/or the couch. Without therapy, I would have continued to be unsure of my instincts and talents.

DRUG DOCS: Psychiatrists Turn To A New Form Of Therapy

nytimes.com | GARDINER HARRIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. -- Alone with his psychiatrist, the patient confided that his newborn had serious health problems, his distraught wife was screaming a...

Bernie Madoff: 'I'm A Good Person'

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bernie Madoff's personal PR campaign has begun. The convicted Ponzi schemer made a series of calls from prison to writer Steve Fishman in hopes of...

The Church's Role In Understanding Depression And Faith

Barbara Crafton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Barbara Crafton

Witnessing is telling the story of how God came into your life. It must end with your accepting Christ, and then things are supposed to be all right with you. You're not supposed to be hopeless and want to die.

The Sudden Bachelor: The Ex: It's Complicated

Mark Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Mark Schwartz

I "dated" my ex for about 2 years after we legally separated. That actually meant we were together pretty much every night but had 2 separate houses. Here's what you need to know:

5 Signs It's Time To Get Divorced

Sascha Rothchild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Sascha Rothchild

When we get married we often say, "For better and for worse, through good times and bad." And in any marriage there will be ups and downs, happy days ...

The Naked Therapist: A Nude Woman Who Gives Great Advice

Thrillist | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Thrillist

When people have early issues with sex, it's usually fair to wonder whether they got them from their dads, because while Nicole Eggert was hot, La T...

My Husband and I Just Celebrated Our First Anniversary... Eight Years Into Marriage

Rebekah Sanderlin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rebekah Sanderlin

Last week my desire to be divorced expired. Actually, my desire to be divorced expired a while ago. It was a gradual process, a slow dissipation, and I'm happy to report that it is totally gone today.

The Bachelor Week 3 Recap: Of Hand-Holding and Head Grabbing

Tasha Gordon-Solmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tasha Gordon-Solmon

This week Brad held a lot of hands, grabbed a lot of heads and learned the secret to romancing women (hint: it has to do with talking and listening). ...

Remembering A Buddhist Psychotherapy Pioneer

Craig K. Comstock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Craig K. Comstock

Take a man trained in natural science, expose him to eastern religions and to West Coast therapy and the result was Hakomi.

The Shame About Shame: If You're Feeling It, You're Not Alone

David Leibow | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
David Leibow

Shame makes your problems seem bigger than they are. It makes you bury your head in the sand and pray that the problem will miraculously disappear. This is especially true in college.

A Tale of Two Cities

Mark Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Mark Schwartz

Does it ever feel to you, after you're separated or divorced, that there are two parallel towns you live in? There's the one you lived in when you we...

Divorce's Dirty Little Secret

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW

While most of what I hear relates to the trauma and pain of divorcing, I have noticed a surprising sentiment among many divorces: people secretly like their time off from parenting.

To Be Happy, Try Flipping Your Life Script

Claudia Ricci | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Claudia Ricci

The human mind is a kind of word and story machine. The mind encodes all experience in words and stories, pictures and images and sensory impressions....

Discovery

Rabbi Mordecai Finley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Rabbi Mordecai Finley

Every divorce is uniquely unhappy, to paraphrase Tolstoy.

Is Dwelling On The Negative Hurting You? The Cognitive Costs Of Rumination

Robert Leahy, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Leahy, Ph.D.

A lot of people sit at home, dwell on the negative, getting deeper and deeper in their depression. Psychologists call this style of repetitive negative thoughts "rumination."

"Hello Come What May" 2011 Uplift Tune

John Selby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
John Selby

In this spirit, I've just picked up my guitar for the first time in far too long, and written a short 2011 ditty that feels also like it could also be our secular mantra.

Better Living Through Chemistry

Beth Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Beth Jones

A few weeks after my ex-husband left (and moved in with his personal trainer), I signed-on with a therapist and she promptly set me up with a psychopharmacologist.

Blended, Brady Style

Claudia Gryvatz Copquin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Claudia Gryvatz Copquin

I spent my childhood glued to the TV set, enchanted by my fictional friends Marcia, Jan, Cindy, Greg, Peter and Bobby.

Newly Divorced? Don't Forget to Grieve

Mary Darling Montero, LCSW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Mary Darling Montero, LCSW

A central aspect to working through the pain of a relationship's end is grief.