psychology

May 6, 2015

School’s Almost Out: How Piaget Can Helps Us Become Lifelong Learners

With the 2014 – 2015 school year coming to a close and with warmer days increasing, the last thing on people’s mind is the classroom. That […]
April 21, 2015

4 Key Questions (and answers) about Depression

Described as the “common cold” of mental illness, depression affects millions of Americans each year. For instance, in 2005 – 2006, according to the Centers for […]
April 13, 2015

Successful Psychosocial Profiles in Maintaining Weight Loss

With two-thirds of the United States population either overweight or obese, much attention has been paid to dieting and weight loss in recent years. So-called “miracle” […]
April 7, 2015

Moral Development: What the Experts are Saying

For more than two thousand years, psychologists and philosophers alike have been probing the question, “What does it mean to be moral?” It’s only been a […]
March 30, 2015

What Makes an Effective Therapist?

Many professionals may ask: What makes an effective therapist? Although no one answer to this question may emerge, there are, as it happens, approaches to therapeutic […]
March 18, 2015

How to Live ‘Rationally’: Using CBT and REBT to Tackle Self-Defeating Thinking

What does it mean to “live rationally”? This question has been around for a long time. Since the time of Plato and Aristotle more than 2,000 […]
March 2, 2015

Is Psychology a Science? Thoughts for Mental Health Professionals

Since its inception in the late nineteenth century, the field of psychology has undergone various revolutions and transformations: From Freud’s psychoanalysis to modern approaches to Cognitive Behavioral […]
February 24, 2015

Finding Meaning in Life

In the aftermath of the Second World War, a pivotal work of psychology emerged. Written by a survivor of the Auschwitz death camp, “Man’s Search for […]
December 30, 2014

Happenings Magazine: Interview with Dr. Kuna

Happenings Magazine has recently published a Reader Reveal interview with Dr. Kuna. You can read the complete article in the link below (we’re on pp. 48-49): http://issuu.com/happeningsmagazinepa/docs/jan15issuu/0 […]
December 23, 2014

Mindfulness Based Interventions: In Search of Empirical Support

“Mindfulness” has become the buzzword in psychological circles recently. Even the briefest of Google searches will lead to articles like, “The High Profile People Who Embraced Mindfulness, Meditation […]
November 4, 2014

Turn that Frown Upside Down: The Simple Trick to Improve Mood

The human mind is weird. I think we’ve already established that, but I wanted to make mention of it, again. Go grab a pencil and hold […]
October 28, 2014

Who goes to therapy?

There’s this idea floating around that only people with serious mental disorders go for therapy. I’m not entirely sure where this notion comes from – I would […]