psychotherapy

September 25, 2017

Where Depression Ends and You Begin

Depression is a mental disorder that costs the heath system, economy, but above all the person suffering with this medical condition. Prolonged feelings of sadness and […]
August 14, 2017

Why Depression is Hard to Understand

Although depression has been around since perhaps the beginning of human civilization, the disorder has only come into focus in recent decades. Like many other mental […]
May 8, 2017

Aaron Beck and Cognitive Therapy: An Evidenced-Based Approach to Depression

Born in 1921 in Providence, Rhode Island, Aaron Beck would go on to develop one of the most effective approaches to treating depression. Depression is a mental health […]
April 11, 2017

Defining Wellbeing and Explaining How We Can Achieve It

Many of us want to obtain wellbeing. But how? What exactly is wellbeing? And why does overall wellbeing seem so elusive? Wellbeing, as it turns out, […]
April 3, 2017

Conspiracy Theories: What Psychology Has to Say

Over the past year, there has been a lot of discussion about conspiracy theories in the mainstream media and elsewhere. The concept of “truth” in a […]
March 27, 2017

More alike than Different? The Commonalities of Gender

Over the decades, a confusing litany of research and information has emerged regarding gender. Central questions have been posed: “How similar are man and women?” “What […]
March 20, 2017

The Psychology of Money: How Mind and Money Interact

At a glance, psychology and finance appear to have almost nothing in common. Money, by its nature, is a social construction, quantitative, and seemingly resides “out […]
March 6, 2017

Social Animals: How Our Minds ‘Construct’ Social Reality

It’s often said that humans are “social animals.” What this means is that humans, like other animals in nature from ants to higher mammas like dolphins, […]
February 28, 2017

A Psychology Tour de Force: Learn More About Those Who Have Shaped the World of Psychology

The field of psychology has really grown up over the last hundred years or so. Historians of the field often note that psychology grew off of a branch […]
February 13, 2017

Are you ‘Color Blind’? Implicit Racial Attitudes, Microaggressions, and the Mind

Color-blind racial attitudes are, in short, implicit and ambiguous forms of racial prejudice. And where, in most cases, explicit forms of institutional racism have become socially […]
February 8, 2017

Does Psychotherapy Affect the Brain?

Often, when thinking about what might cause changes in neurotransmitter levels of the brain, most might immediately think ‘Medication’. Naturally, since the chemical imbalance theory (theory […]
January 23, 2017

Antidepressants: The Risks and Rewards

Prior to the psychopharmacology era (or, the time before antidepressants had become widely available), most individuals struggling with mental illnesses such as depression were, more or […]