Why Do We Use Emojis?

What do emojis tell us? Sometimes our words benefit from the addition of pictures.

The Secret Reason Some People Are Always Late

Why am I always late? Chronic lateness may be about power. By Julie Jarett Marcuse, Ph.D.

Why Love Can Make You Crazy

At the beginning of a relationship people often lose touch with reality.

Why Talk to a Therapist?

How does the relationship between therapist and client differ from that between friends?

How To Manage Your Social Anxiety

How To Manage Your Social Anxiety. Examining your thoughts and feelings can offer relief. By Max Belkin, Ph.D.

How to Have a Positive Body Image

It starts with how we relate to ourselves.

Eating Disorders and Romantic Relationships

How to help when your partner is struggling with an eating disorder.

Why Do I Feel So Awkward?

The hit show 'Hamilton' reminds us that “awkward” can be an opportunity.

Child’s Play: How Play Therapy Works

Child’s Play: How Play Therapy Works. Kids can’t always put their feelings into words. By Tomás Casado-Frankel, LMFT.

Reflections on New Year’s Eve

Reflections on New Year’s Eve. Be careful what you wish for! By Max Belkin, Ph.D.

How Do You Find a Therapist Who Will Understand You?

How To Choose A Therapist Who Will Understand You. What are the most important factors? By Philip J. Rosenbaum, Ph.D.

Should Anyone Change Their Last Name When They Get Married?

What to consider if you’re uncertain about marital name change. This choice can have many different meanings.

Queer Orthodoxies

Queer Orthodoxies: LGBTQ issues, the Orthodox Jewish Community, and psychotherapy. By Alison Feit, Ph.D. and Alan Slomowitz, Ph.D.

What Is Hindering Your Success?

What Is Hindering Your Success? It Might Be the Fear of Losing a Part of Yourself. By Max Belkin, Ph.D.

7 Reasons Why Laziness Is a Myth

Debunking the Myth of Laziness. 7 reasons “slackers” don’t exert effort. Laura D. Miller, LCSW

Will a Pink Pill Make Me Horny?

Will a Pink Pill Make Me Horny? It depends on what kind of sexual problem you are having. By Susan Kolod, Ph.D.

4 Ways to Stop Procrastination Before You Start

Why Time “Management” May Not Help Procrastinators. Understanding your individual relationship to time is critical. By Jane Burka, Ph.D. and Lenora Yuen, Ph.D.

No One Likes a Complainer. Here's Why.

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.

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