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Ellyn Kaschak Ph.D.
What Is Sex Reassignment and How to Understand It.
We are currently seeing the arbitrariness of gender attributions close up and in person in our public political events.
Are depression and anxiety disorders mental illness or signals from each of us more akin to hunger and thirst?
How is the seclusion of quarantine affecting our dream lives?
Are you already experiencing the fallout of the pandemic before it is even finished?
How normal precautions can linger on long after the context in which they developed is gone.
Not everything a public figure does is an indicator of a psychological disorder.
I have received many questions about therapists who advertise as feminists. Here are some guidelines.
What are the implications of transitioning and gender fluidity in contemporary culture?
Are you looking for the source of your psychological problems in all the wrong places?
Young people in high school and college are under more psychological pressure than ever before. How can we understand and support them? How can feminism help?
What are the important differences between transition and gender? Which is being transitioned by transgender individuals?
From gender and body shaming to its use in national politics, shame is psychologically and culturally present today.
Are you confused about whether the white supremacist shooters are mentally ill or not? A psychologist answers your question.
What is a woman? What is a man?
What if you cannot forgive or forget? Are you condemned to suffer?
Do you have the wrong idea about what feminism is and why feminist therapy is needed more than ever?
Are psychotropic medications helping or hurting you? Could the answer be both? Could the answer be, "We don't know?"
How compatible are female and male sexuality? It depends.
What are we learning about women's sexuality and how are we learning it?
Does looking the part get you the part? Only if you are a woman.
Why do we consider Whiteness and Heterosexuality as the norms and the contexts for other group memberships?
How to interrupt the contagion of societal hatred, anxiety and exhaustion that are so current.
Is there anywhere where women aren't judged by the male gaze? What can we do about it?
Is it puzzling to you why there are so many types of psychotherapy? How can you solve this puzzle? How can you choose among them and among therapists?
Is it just as easy to lie as to tell the truth for some or all of us?
As psychotherapy has become a more acceptable form of treatment, a much more complex choice faces potential clients.
Are you an unabashedly open feminist or still in the feminist closet?
Is the ongoing debate about sexual orientation and gender confusing you or exhausting you?
Is gender change moving too fast for you?
Ellyn Kaschak, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at San Jose State University.