Beyond the Breath: The Promise and Perils of Compassion

Experiential techniques can deepen our mindfulness practice and help us get unstuck from painful patterns.

What Are the Roots of Distress Among Refugees?

Research is changing the way we address the mental health needs of refugees.

What Do Refugees Leave Behind?

Here's what we need to understand about loss and grief among people displaced by war.

Can Refugees Interpret in Therapy with Traumatized Refugees?

Refugees can play a unique role as interpreters in psychotherapy. The work can take a toll, however.

When Meditation Is Not Enough

Strategies for bringing mindfulness into everyday life.

The Power of Stories to Heal or Harm

Stories can help us heal from painful life events. They can also divide us from one another and lead to terrible violence.

What Are the Essential Qualities of Effective Therapists?

Searching for a therapist? Intriguing findings tell us what to look for.

Are Refugees a Threat to Americans?

Are refugees a threat to the safety of Americans? Research suggests we needn't be afraid.

5 Essential Facts About Children and War

If we want to help children exposed to armed conflict, we would do well to heed the findings of recent studies.

5 Myths About Refugees

If we really want to help refugees succeed, here are five myths we need to get beyond.