Do We Need Spirituality?

Gratitude in times of trouble

By Elana Premack Sandler L.C.S.W., M.P.H
Can a gratitude notebook help?

BE LOVE NOW: A Visit With Ram Dass

By Eliezer Sobel
To kvetch or not to kvetch?

Grains of Truth?

By Gad Saad Ph.D.
Predicting the future via coffee stains. Really.

What Is My Life Purpose?

By Jean Pollack Ph.D.
"It feels like a silent storm inside of me, am I crazy?

The Varieties of Religious Therapy

By Ryan Howes PhD, ABPP
Integrating faith with psychotherapy.

Disbelief Is Not a Choice

By David Niose
Nature, nurture and your beliefs about gods

With God As My Shrink

By Pamela Paul
Religious counselors are getting more business than plain old therapists.

Hostage Negotiation with Guilt, Part II

By Andrea Mathews LPC, Ph.D.
Get out of jail--get FREE

Which Religions Are Welcoming to Singles? Part IV: Catholicism

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
A split between the teachings and the practice of Catholicism

Can a Devastating Shark Attack Really Lead to a Better Life?

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Post-traumatic growth, family, and spirituality in the Soul Surfer story

Finding Spirituality In that Old Time Religion

By Donna M. Johnson
Sufis twirl, Hindus chant, Holy Rollers babble like fools.

Spirituality: Its Impact on Breast Cancer Patients

By Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
Spirituality does help with breast cancer adjustment.

The Many Voices of the Happily Godless

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Rationalism makes sense, says a chorus of quirky atheists.

Lisa Tucker Talks about New Novel, Faith, and Writing

By Jennifer Haupt
Writing without an outline takes a lot of faith.

Does God Have a Place in Psychiatric Treatment Plans?

By Victoria Maxwell
One's identity is unraveled by psychiatric diagnosis and often, so too is faith.

Resilience, coping, and faith: How our beliefs help us through a crisis

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Can faith pull you through a crisis?

Clinical Despair: Science, Psychotherapy and Spirituality in the Treatment of Depression

By Stephen A. Diamond Ph.D.
What exactly is "clinical despair"? And how can we treat it?

Exorcism as Psychotherapy: A Clinical Psychologist Examines So-Called Demonic Possession

By Stephen A. Diamond Ph.D.
Is there a difference between demonic possession and mental disorders?

Betty Ford- A Hero Remembered during Recovery Month

By James D. Huysman Psy.D., LCSW
A grateful shout out to Betty Ford during recovery month.

When Will We Ever Learn? Addictions and Elder Abuse; the Coming Pandemic

By James D. Huysman Psy.D., LCSW
Senior addictions; America's dirty little secret.

Sex and the Soul

By Michael W. Austin Ph.D.
College students and the hook up culture.

Treasuring memories: Frank Sinatra breaks the Alzheimer’s barrier

By Rita Watson MPH
Despite having their memory hijacked, they envision being stars.

Masks of Sanity: The Dark Side of Spirituality (Part Three)

By Stephen A. Diamond Ph.D.
Can religion be detrimental to mental health?

Why Atheism Will Replace Religion: New Evidence

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
The illusion of religion helps people feel good, despite miserable experiences.

The Sum Of My Parts - A Memoir

By Olga Trujillo J.D.
I whispered her words, "God loves you" into my hand.