Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. A new theory aims to make sense of it all.
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A therapist's notes on mental health, music, and the spaces where they meet
Matt W. Wolff
Strife's Rich Pageant provides clarity (?) on a commonly (mis)used psychological term.
John Lennon died at age 40, 40 years ago. A decade before his death, he became one of many thousands to experience a radical new type of therapy, and then made a record about it.
Bob Newhart's classic Thanksgiving episode from 1975 remembered. A psychologist does his best to care for of his patients, 2 of his friends, and himself on a melancholy holiday.
A famed Thanksgiving episode of a '70s sitcom about a funny psychologist is still enjoyable decades after it first aired. But it may not present the profession in the best light.
Part 3: The conversation with mental health policy advocate Eric Smith concludes.
Part 2: A conversation with policy advocate Eric Smith, continued.
Assisted outpatient treatment helped save the life of a promising young man. He's becoming one of its most articulate champions.
Netflix tries to reimagine the origin of a legendary literary and screen villainess, with mixed results.
We are said to live in a "Golden Age" of podcasting. This comes at just the right time for the sometimes very lonely world in which we are living.
Music and mental health as sung about in a classic Michael Martin Murphey tune.
"Prairie Madness" was the term once used to explain the psychological toll on the men, and more frequently, women who settled the American west.
Can burrowing into nostalgic favorites like "Little House on the Prairie" provide insight? Laura Ingalls Wilder's tales provide readers (and viewers) with more than simple escapism.
Telehealth from the other side of the lens.
Matt W. Wolff is a psychotherapist in private practice in Texas.