When you need help from a trained, licensed professional, these tips can help you choose a psychotherapist and address the financial questions related to therapy.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
This is why Finland has the best schools
The Harvard education professor Howard Gardner once advised Americans, "Learn from Finland, which has the most effective schools and which does just about the opposite of what we are doing in the United States."
Why rejection hurts so much — and what you can do to ease the pain
We deal with rejection on a day-to-day basis, but sometimes it can be particularly devastating. Psychologist Guy Winch shares how you can make it easier.
Why Fidgeting Is Good Medicine
A new study finds that toe-tapping, foot-wagging and other body movements help keep your blood flowing.
Codependency 101: What Does Being Codependent Mean?
Are you codependent? If so, there are probably some things you have a tough time accepting about human nature and relationships. On the other hand, perhaps you’re not sure what codependent means, in which case, let’s begin with some basics Codependents need to be needed. They believe making oneself invaluable to another is the pathway to love. It isn’t. It’s the pathway to becoming a doormat, to being taken advantage of and to becoming a target of abuse. When someone loves you and you love them, you want to be with each other (interdependence). You don’t need to be with each other (dependence). The former is a mutual coming together. The latter is tinged with urgency and desperation. Codependents may have difficulty being alone, feel unworthy of being loved and a fear of…
10 Crucial Differences Between Worry and Anxiety
Did Your Knee Surgery Create New Pain?
Researchers are finding treatments for knee surgery patients with scar tissue buildup, called arthrofibrosis, that causes stiffness and difficulty bending the joint.
Always Go To The Funeral
As a child, Deirdre Sullivan learned from her father to always pay her respects at funerals. Now, this NPR listener believes those simple acts of human kindness are as important as the grand gestures.
What Makes Romantic Partners Compatible?
By Helen Fisher - Psychologists have determined that men and women tend to fall in love with individuals from the same ethnic and socioeconomic background; with those of a similar level of intelligence, education and physical attractiveness. But how two individual personalities match up remains unknown. My work investigates the biology of personality, and how it determines compatibility.