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Me, My Therapist and Kylie Minogue

Yanir Dekel | Posted 04.07.2016 | Queer Voices
Yanir Dekel

Australian pop singer Kylie Minogue saved me from depression. Perhaps, not literally, but I've been a fan of hers since I was a kid, and my brillian...

3 Traits of the Most Successful Leaders

Scott Gornto | Posted 04.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Scott Gornto

Have you ever worked for someone who's overly blunt, direct, and/or rude? Certainly, they can be difficult to work with. You never know what to expect. They're often singularly focused on the task at hand without considering the people working for them.

Who You Callin' a Sexpot?

Pam Costa | Posted 04.05.2016 | Women
Pam Costa

I recently had some girlfriends over for brunch. I hadn't seen one of them in a long time and while we were eating quiche, she looked up and said "So, how did you become such a sexpot?" I was so surprised that I choked on my mimosa.

Passengers! How Your Story Gets Programmed.

Lara Fielding | Posted 03.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lara Fielding

You knew it! It was so obvious! You've seen this sort of thing so many times before - there was absolutely, positively, not a doubt in your mind. And ...

The New Leather Jacket: How Therapy Can Make You Cool

Josh Jonas | Posted 03.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Josh Jonas

As a therapist it is a topic I think about often, because I believe it is the thing that often keeps people out of my office. For many people, therapy ain't cool. I vehemently disagree. You want to be like Fonzie? Get into therapy.

Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall, Who's the Sickest of Them All?

Angie Viets, LCP | Posted 03.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Angie Viets, LCP

There is a disturbing tendency amongst individuals with eating disorders to compare their illness to another's.

5 Things to Know About Marital Therapy

Dr. Nari Jeter | Posted 03.23.2016 | Divorce
Dr. Nari Jeter

It is common for couples to seek marital therapy when they are distressed, and perhaps, even contemplating divorce. When it feels like your marriage is "on the line," the last thing you want to stress about is finding a marital therapist or what will happen in therapy. Here are five things to know about martial therapy that may help you ease into the process of working on your marriage with a professional.

How Group Therapy Is the Live Pitching of Psychotherapy

Robert Kuang | Posted 03.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Robert Kuang

Josh Jonas is a native of Huntington in Long Island, New York. He currently is assistant director at The Village Institute for Psychotherapy in Manhat...

It's Almost April. Here's Why Your New Year's Resolutions Are Collecting Dust.

Dr Perpetua Neo | Posted 03.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr Perpetua Neo

So many have told me that it's been a difficult start to the year, with resolutions left to collect dust. It's a common thing, our enthusiasm fades as the days pass. I get you. Before you beat yourself up any further, you need to understand why you're stuck on your resolutions. And what to do about it.

Why Psychotherapists, Coaches, Counselors, and Healers of All Kinds Need Depth

MeiMei Fox | Posted 03.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
MeiMei Fox

Doctor, nurse, pastoral or spiritual counselor, Jungian analyst, addiction treatment specialist, social worker, shaman, coach... There may be many mon...

8 Ways to Declutter Your Life and Your Mind

Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC | Posted 03.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC

Many of us think of spring cleaning our home, but what would it look like to declutter our life and our mind in the same way?

What Happened When I Experienced A Psychotic Break

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 03.20.2016 | OWN

I was a senior in high school, just beginning to explore my artistic potential -- writing, composing, acting, painting -- when my brain splintered. I ...

'I Had Become Invisible In My Own Eyes'

Kati Reijonen | Posted 03.10.2016 | Fifty
Kati Reijonen

Here's the simple fact of life that I have learned to be very true: the ultimate cause of suffering is our disconnectedness from ourselves.

How can I get my partner to want more sex?

Pam Costa | Posted 03.07.2016 | Women
Pam Costa

In the last year of blogging about my struggles with sex in my relationship, the responses from readers have basically boiled down to two questions......

Apps for Meditating With Color

Linda Lauren | Posted 03.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Lauren

The more years I teach and enjoy meditation through mindfulness, the more interactive applications cross my desk to enhance the experience. My goal is...

The Marriage Myth

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

Think of a person attempting to fix your plumbing without the tools, skills, or acquired knowledge to do it. He or she may try to fix your faulty pipes despite not knowing what to do, and may put in a lot of time and effort. But the hard work isn't productive until the tools, skills, and knowledge necessary to do the job are applied.

Good Relationships Take Hard Work

Deborah L. Cabaniss, M.D. | Posted 03.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Deborah L. Cabaniss, M.D.

So, since there's surprisingly little out there about this kind of work, here are my top five "Hard Work" suggestions for making your relationships mutually satisfying for life:

The Identity Theft of Infertility

Justine Brooks Froelker | Posted 02.29.2016 | Parents
Justine Brooks Froelker

Infertility and loss steals so much from us but most of us only realize how much it actually steals as life goes on. In the fight to become parents, many of us will become shells of who we once were, knowing we can never go back to who that was. It is the identity theft of infertility.

10 Ways Theatre Proves We're Capable of Anything

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 02.25.2016 | Entertainment
Amy Oestreicher

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." - Maya Angelou I don't have a story you hear every day.  For a while, it wa...

Sensory Deprivation Tanks Scare the Hell Out of Me, So I Tried One

Thrillist | Posted 02.25.2016 | HuffPost Home

By: Barbara Woolsey @barbarawoolsey Credit: PETER CHARLESWORTH/LIGHTROCKET/GETTY IMAGES I'm not sure what's worse: being too plugged in, or totally...

Relationship Guru Gives Best Dating Advice Ever

Nina Camp | Posted 02.25.2016 | Comedy
Nina Camp

One woman's long, befuddling journey through singlehood comes to a happy end. And the secret to successful dating and true contentment is revealed....

8 Things Your Marriage Counselor Is Thinking But Not Telling You

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 03.14.2016 | Divorce

The list of bad habits marriage counselors wish couples could unlearn is virtually endless, admits Becky Whetstone, a marriage and family therapist ba...

Sincerity of Self-Deception

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 02.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

While growing up, we're repeatedly taught the importance of honesty. We set stringent boundaries for our children in regards to cheating, lying or covering up as they develop and learn the art of interaction. Yet we rarely talk about self-deception or the lies we tell ourselves.

I Love You, 'Terrible Person'

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

After sitting in sadness upon learning of her passing, and swimming in shame and guilt for not staying connected with her, I realized something that didn't occur to me until a few days later. A better question was, "Why had we not stayed connected with each other?"

Happy to Help: Research Shows How Caregiver Happiness Is Critical as More Children Affected by Autism

Sarah C. Bauer, MD | Posted 02.17.2016 | Parents
Sarah C. Bauer, MD

New research from Northwestern and Vanderbilt Universities points to the involvement of caregivers as crucial and also that the happiness level of those involved is a contributing factor in therapy effectiveness.