Do I Complain Too Much?

Do I Complain Too Much? How to complain more effectively. By Lisa Juliano, Psy.D.

Gay Marriage Ruling: Maybe We Can All Breathe More Easily

Gay Marriage Ruling: Maybe We Can All Breath a Little More Easily. Acceptance and inclusion makes us all feel better. By David Braucher, L.C.S.W., Ph.D.

“Micro-traumas” Can Undermine Our Emotional Health

“Micro-traumas” Can Undermine our Emotional Health. Subtly hurtful patterns of interaction often diminish self-worth and well being. By Margaret Crastnopol, Ph.D.

Why Falling in Love Can Be So Scary

Why Falling In Love Can Be So Scary. Powerful feelings of longing are unexpectedly stirred. By Melissa Ritter, Ph.D.

Did I Offend You? Take Responsibility for a Racial Slight

Did I Just Offend You? Taking Responsibility for a Racial Slight. We are often unaware of our own attitudes and biases. By Max Belkin, Ph.D.

Black Comedians Poke Fun at Racial Stereotypes

Black Comedians Poke Fun at Racial Stereotypes. The comedian’s goal is to get us to laugh with him while laughing at him. By Michelle Stephens, PhD

Why “Moving On” Can Keep You Stuck

There is no “right” way to mourn a loss.

Kicking an Abuser Out of Your Life, and Out of Your Head

Kicking an Abuser Out of Your Life, and Out of Your Head. Ending an abusive relationship requires leaving physically and psychologically. By Avigail Gordon , M.A.

8 Tips for Finally Conquering Procrastination

Techniques to Manage Your Procrastination: Part II. 8 tips sure to work if you don’t put off using them. Part I of this post is Procrastination: Why You Do It. By Jane Burka, Ph.D. and Lenora Yuen, Ph,D.

Procrastination Part I: Why You Do It

Procrastination: Why You Do It; What To Do About It. Procrastination is often used to manage struggles with self-esteem. By Jane Burka Ph.D. and Lenora Yuen, Ph.D.

Divorce Equality

While there is a lot of press about gay marriage, there is much less reporting of gay divorces.

Why the "Eat Less, Move More" Approach Often Fails

Why the "Eat Less, Move More" Approach Often Fails. Not all calories are the same, By Susan Kolod, Ph.D.

Eating Disorders in the Orthodox Jewish Community

Eating Disorders: What Does Being an Orthodox Jew Have to do With It? Contradictory demands on women may result in disordered eating. By Caryn Gordon, Psy. D.

The 'Journey' of Psychotherapy

The “Journey” of Psychotherapy: On a voyage with an eating disordered patient. By Hilary Maddux, LCSW

Why Is There So Much Miscommunication Via Email and Text?

Why Is There So Much Miscommunication Via Email and Text? How we interpret electronic messages is shaped by our feelings. By Melissa Ritter, Ph.D.

Who's in Charge in Your Relationship?

Men’s Secret Revenge Against Successful Women, Insecurity and resentment can lead to covert warfare in the bedroom. By Max Belkin, Ph.D.

The Pleasures and Perils of Fighting Among Ourselves

The Pleasures and Perils of Fighting Among Ourselves. A polarized group becomes less effective as its members become more certain. By Susan Kolod, Ph.D

Why Do Some Happily Married Folks Cheat?

Why Do Some Happily Married Folks Cheat? To keep a marriage safe and secure, desire may be banished. By Max Belkin, Ph.D.

Why We Can't Make Up Our Minds

Why Making a Decision Can Be So Difficult. You might be trying to stop the clock. By David Braucher, L.C.S.W., Ph.D.

Making The Best Decision For Your Breast Cancer Surgery

Making the Best Decision for Breast Cancer Treatment. The importance of exploring thoughts, feelings and associations. By Katherine Noordsij, LCSW, PhD (Lit.)

Tangled Up in Enmeshment?

Tangled Up In Enmeshment? Using mindfulness to lessen the confusion of fusion. By Ann Chanler, Ph.D.

What's Wrong With Being Independent

Can We Be Too Independent? Relying on others can offer many unexpected benefits. By Amy Smith, MA.

4 Anti-Rules for Finding Happiness

How Rules Can Ruin Your Love Life. The Anti-rules of Dating may save it! By Eugenio A. Duarte, Ph.D.

Read This Before Having an Affair

Read This Before Having an Affair. We can get easily lost in the “Bermuda Triangle of Love.” By David Braucher, L.C.S.W., Ph.D.

5 Steps to Taming Perfectionism

Perfectionism: friend or foe? The promise and perils of unrealistic aspirations.

Why We End Up in Bad Relationships

An irrelationship is a relationship used to hide from a…relationship!

Trying to “Win” at Love May Cost Your Relationship

Trying to “Win” at Love May Cost Your Relationship. Zero sum thinking can ruin romance. By Lisa Juliano, PsyD

Home Away From Home: Therapy in a Second Language

When both therapist and patient are immigrants, language assumes special meaning.

Why We Can't Keep Our Promises

Why Is It Sometimes Hard To Keep a Promise? Out of awareness feelings may not let us “know” we are ambivalent. By Melissa Ritter, Ph.D.

Weight Bullying: Large Size People Are Often Targets

Weight Bullying: Large Size People Are Often Targets. We treat “fat” as a contagious and deadly virus. By Debra Farbman, Ph.D.

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