There are ways to temper your toughest critic and take constructive control of your feelings.
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Critical Issues in Emerging Adulthood
Megha Pulianda, M.S., LPC-I
Imposter syndrome may not be a real diagnosis—but it's widely recognized as a legitimate form of self-doubt.
On my own self-care journey, I have learned that saying “no” without apology, excuse, or justification is much easier said than done.
We often feel shame for crying. As a therapist, I welcome tears and acknowledge the courage it takes for my clients to share them with me.
Theory textbooks helped me become a good therapist. Participating in the world and being present in my life makes me a stronger therapist.
With halloween approaching, we enthusiastically search for "the perfect mask". Similarly, adolescents adopt different identities and styles. How can we best support our teens?
Daring to break an unhealthy relationship cycle takes hard work and courage, but it can lead to a future of genuine love.
Parenting is my greatest adventure, and it is often my greatest source of fear.
You made it past the first session. Now what?
Self-care has become a fancy buzzword, but what does it actually mean?
Resisting the urge to rescue and over-assist can make a huge difference in your child's sense of self.
Do you need a specific reason to go to therapy? The answer might surprise you.
Good therapists prioritize transparency and openness from the start. They want clients to talk about their expectations—in fact, they ask for them.
Our society expects men to be unemotional, so how can therapy challenge this?
What therapists do to support their clients matters now more than ever.
Millennials are experiencing new challenges and unique stressors. What keeps them from getting the help they need during one of life's most important transitional periods?
Megha Pulianda is a Ph.D. student in counseling psychology at Texas Woman’s University.