Ellyn Kaschak, Ph.D.

Why You Should Not Make New Year's Resolutions

Already broken your New Year's resolutions? Here's why.

Why is #Me Too everyone’s story?

How and why are the many accusations of sexual assault going viral at this time?

Stress Can Kill

Is the current state of the nation and the planet causing you constant stress? Here's what you can do about it.

Me Too!

The original questions of feminist psychotherapy have finally become public questions for us all. Why did it take so long?

What Do We Understand About Mental Illness?

If you suffer from mental illness, you must be aware of all the complex causes and not just resort to a pill.

Faux Feminism

Is feminism a liberation movement, a lifestyle or a brand?

Why Are Periods of Solitude So Important?

Just as music depends on the space between the notes and painting also is also about the use of space, so is human life itself.

Loneliness and Dis-Connection

Do you pick up your phone t look at the various iterations of Facebook and Twitter when you are with others or feeling somehow lonely? This strategy will only make you more lonely.

Mattering and Morphing

Do you have trouble understanding your own and others' minds in their full complexity?

A Contextual Path to De-Stigmatizing Mental Illness

Is de-stigmatizing mental illness by making it equivalent to the physical a flawed solution?

How Many Wars on the Human Psyche and Body Can We Fight?

Does language shape behavior? Does the language of war create more warlike strategies in unexpected arenas that really have nothing to do with war?

Screens or People?

Is multi-tasking wearing you out? Does electronic contact make you feel both closer and more disconnected from others?

Recognizing and Treating STDs

Do you have a mental illness or an STD?

Mental Illness or Mental Injury?

Does "mental illness" even exist and how would we know?

What if Women Controlled Our Own Bodies?

If girls and women did not have to think about the dangers of going out alone

Why Does Violence Persist?

Are gender and race real or invented?

Failing at Psychotherapy a Second Time

How do we figure out which therapies work with whom and why?

Can This Marriage Be Saved?

How I failed at psychotherapy and why.

Why Is Our Thinking So Black and White?

How does culture shape and limit each individual's ideas and beliefs?

Another Look at Psychiatric Diagnosis

Have you or anyone you know been diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder? Peer behind the curtains of this system.

Are Transitions Killing Us?

Why men and not just women must change.

A Frog Is Dropped Into Boiling Water

Are you not sure if you are in an abusive relationship or not?

What has happened to American education?

What is happening to our students?

Why Feminist Therapy?

We have come a long way, but...

Why Is the Truth So Important?

Are you confused about your own experiences? Did they really happen or are you or your therapist distorting them? Who is the expert?

All Psychotherapy Is Feminist

Every contemporary therapy is feminist therapy or it is unethical and unapproved.

Is All Psychotherapy Feminist?

If you are in any form of psychological treatment today, chances are you are in feminist therapy, whether you know it or not.

One Hundred Plus Years of Celebrating International Women's

What is the point of continuing to celebrate International Women's Day?

A Woman President?

Are you caught up in the Hillary vs. Bernie debate? How much of it is a women's issue and how many isolated women's issues are there today?

Male and Female Brains

There are really no male and female brains, pink and blue brains, Mars and Venus brains. Why do so many of us believe this then?