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Allison Abrams, LCSW-R
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Separating children from their families without cause will have catastrophic psychological effects on children and on society.
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As demonized as antidepressants have come to be by many, we must not forget the number of lives that those same medications have saved.
It takes a special brand of courage to rise above stereotypes and ignorance to ask for the help you need and deserve.
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Here's why being clinically depressed requires no justification.
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Artificial Intelligence will enhance mental health support for veterans through the first-ever meditation voice app launching this week in partnership with National Geographic.
New steps are being taken to change false, unrealistic body ideals portrayed in the media.
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How partners can help one another change their attachment styles and deepen their relationship.
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Can racism and other forms of bigotry be categorized as mental illnesses?
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Access to mental health and substance abuse care is at risk.
The Senate health care bill could be disastrous for our country on multiple levels.
In a culture that rewards extroversion, where does that leave introverts?
Transforming mental health in America. We have a long way to go.
What not to say to someone with depression.
A recent study looks at how many times female Supreme Court justices are interrupted by their male counterparts.
6 ways to cope with the critics in your life.
Want more intimacy in your life? You may have to take some risks.
Think employee recognition doesn't matter? Think again.
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Do the attachment styles we develop in childhood inevitably shape our adult relationships? And if so, can they be changed?
Who you hate says a lot about you.
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Allison Abrams, LCSW-R, is a licensed psychotherapist in NYC, as well as a writer and advocate for mental health awareness and destigmatization.