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A blog of The Menninger Clinic
Jonathan Stevens, M.D., M.P.H.
There are several things a patient can do to get the most from the therapeutic experience. Here are some suggestions from our therapist colleagues.
How to understand and use trust in therapy.
Biles' bold stance will hopefully empower others to ask for what they need for their mental health.
Cultural awareness is key to facilitating balance and growth, especially for those within the South Asian community.
Sometimes when traditional outpatient care is not working, it's because it is not the right level of support or intervention.
A perspective of fatherhood from the child of single parent transracial adoption.
How to ease social anxiety after the pandemic.
Exploring the biochemical and behavioral links between substance use disorders and process addictions.
Reliance on videoconferencing is having a particularly negative effect on those who struggle with body dysmorphic disorder.
Research suggests that the connection between homelessness and mental illness is a complicated, two-way relationship.
What you should know about new and promising developments in psychiatric medicine and what they could mean for your health and your wallet.
An innovative treatment approach can help newly sober individuals gain the tools and support to find true wellness.
How to distinguish whether your health worries related to COVID-19 are excessive.
Did your female friends at work drift off like the coronavirus with the breeze? Or did they become stronger?
Healthy boundaries set the stage for healthy relationships between parents and young adult children.
For those with obsessive-compulsive disorder, COVID-19 brings extra challenges—as well as lessons about dealing with anxiety.
Like addictions, obsessive love is associated with pleasure but also suffering and dysfunction.
The Class of 2020 is facing a non-traditional transition to young adulthood amid COVID-19. These strategies can help them navigate the challenges ahead.
The role of CBT-I and sleep specialists in treating insomnia.
Genetic testing personalizes treatment by analyzing the genes affecting drug metabolism. This emerging science may be crucial in mental health treatment.
We interviewed two dozen AA members for an inside look at the opportunities and challenges of an unprecedented transition from in-person to online meetings because of COVID-19.
Gaming has soared during the coronavirus pandemic—these signs or symptoms should make you worry about a gaming disorder.
It’s time to take stock of the effects of the pandemic on mothers—and to make sure they are getting the support they need.
Evidence reveals that biological differences among those with ASD mirror their external behaviors and influence their relationships and cognitive functioning.
If a surging pandemic, job uncertainty, and social justice confrontations weren't enough, we are now faced with an election outcome in limbo.
A recent change in Texas could make it more difficult for individuals in the LGBTQ+ community to access mental health care.
Therapists describe "what's next" in mental health and ways you can successfully reintegrate.
Fear of needles can be debilitating and negatively impact healthcare in the time of flu and COVID-19.
What is the role of the AAPI community in combatting anti-Black racism?
Why laughter could be some of the best medicine for the pandemic.
Jonathan Stevens, M.D., M.P.H., is Chief of Outpatient Services and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at the Menninger Clinic and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Baylor College of Medicine. He is the blog curator.