Loneliness is a complex problem of epidemic proportions, affecting millions from all walks of life.
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And not just in theory
Ellyn Kaschak Ph.D.
We humans are built to respond to touch at all ages. It is inextricably intertwined with development and growth in infants and children and with health and thriving at all ages.
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How and why are the many accusations of sexual assault going viral at this time?
Is the current state of the nation and the planet causing you constant stress? Here's what you can do about it.
The original questions of feminist psychotherapy have finally become public questions for us all. Why did it take so long?
If you suffer from mental illness, you must be aware of all the complex causes and not just resort to a pill.
Is feminism a liberation movement, a lifestyle or a brand?
Just as music depends on the space between the notes and painting also is also about the use of space, so is human life itself.
Do you pick up your phone t look at the various iterations of Facebook and Twitter when you are with others or feeling somehow lonely? This strategy will only make you more lonely.
Do you have trouble understanding your own and others' minds in their full complexity?
Is de-stigmatizing mental illness by making it equivalent to the physical a flawed solution?
Does language shape behavior? Does the language of war create more warlike strategies in unexpected arenas that really have nothing to do with war?
Is multi-tasking wearing you out? Does electronic contact make you feel both closer and more disconnected from others?
Do you have a mental illness or an STD?
Does "mental illness" even exist and how would we know?
If girls and women did not have to think about the dangers of going out alone
Are gender and race real or invented?
How do we figure out which therapies work with whom and why?
How I failed at psychotherapy and why.
How does culture shape and limit each individual's ideas and beliefs?
Have you or anyone you know been diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder? Peer behind the curtains of this system.
Why men and not just women must change.
Are you not sure if you are in an abusive relationship or not?
What is happening to our students?
We have come a long way, but...
Are you confused about your own experiences? Did they really happen or are you or your therapist distorting them? Who is the expert?
Every contemporary therapy is feminist therapy or it is unethical and unapproved.
If you are in any form of psychological treatment today, chances are you are in feminist therapy, whether you know it or not.
What is the point of continuing to celebrate International Women's Day?
Ellyn Kaschak, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at San Jose State University.