How to Fight Mental Illness Stigma

Learn how to deal with stigma when you live with mental illness.

On the Couch...with Delta Burke

When I asked Delta Burke to read my book on depression, I never thought a meaningful friendship would develop.

Relapse Prevention and Depression

"How" you process sad experiences determines if you are prone to depressive relapse. A recent University of Toronto study sheds light on this fascinating discovery.

If It Bleeds, It Leads: Understanding Fear-Based Media

News programming uses a hierarchy "if it bleeds, it leads." If you live with depression, read on for why fear-based media may not be good for your mental health.

The Anniversary Effect

Being mindful about what lies ahead on your time calendar can help you avoid mood swings and relapses.

"Here One Day" - A Narrative of Loss and Understanding

"Here One Day" is a documentary by filmmaker Kathy Leichter about the suicide of her mother.
Nick Bolt

On the Couch... with Dick Cavett

Dick Cavett talks about depression.

Comfort Foods Improve Moods

The science of comfort foods

Depression: Do You Know All Your R's?

It's time to get schooled about Response, Remission, Recovery, Relapse and Recurrence.

On The Couch...With Jessie Close

Read my interview with Jessie Close.
People Magazine

Charlie Sheen: Wild Boy or Troubled Man

Compassion and understanding are needed when celebrities have public meltdowns

An Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy is a mindful way to treat disorders.

The Benefits of Napping

Napping is good for the mind, body and soul

Broken Heart Syndrome

A broken heart doesn't just weigh heavy on your mind. It significantly impacts your body.

Welcome to "Two Takes on Depression"

Welcome to my blog at Psychology Today