While use of the gaming technology for improving physical ailments is still in the early stages, it shows promise — and it’s fun.
The Showtime docu-series lets viewers eavesdrop on real-life counseling sessions. The new season looks at relationships struggling under quarantine.
Occupations in the industry are increasingly in demand because of an aging population and longer life spans.
Therapy doesn’t always mean a relationship is at its breaking point. Many couples are seeking to address difficult issues before conflict arises.
Experts say that, instead of avoiding the topic, parents like me should shoot for ‘age-appropriate honesty.’
Our personalities are not set in stone. They are more like sand dunes.
There is no singular way to respond to heartache or sorrow. Find the strategy that works best for you.
They survived serious cases of Covid-19, sometimes spending weeks on a ventilator, but not without complications. Now, a special clinic at an L.A. hospital is helping them get back to their lives.
President Biden’s son opens up about crack addiction, his romantic relationship with his sister-in-law and the new love that halted his cycle of despair.
A very promising mental health experiment is taking shape in the West.
When the scariest parenting moment happened, I didn’t know where to turn. After months of talking with experts, we’re on the path to healing.
During the pandemic, suicidal thinking is up. And families find that hospitals can’t handle adolescents in crisis.
With anxiety and depression on the rise during the pandemic, it has been challenging for people to get the help they need.
Showering and eating regularly can be a form of self-care.
Distress over global warming is increasing, but formal and informal support networks are springing up, too.
Tricia Derges, a Republican state representative in Missouri, falsely claimed to patients at her medical clinic that she was injecting them with stem cells, prosecutors said.
Finding comfort — and hope — in “Ted Lasso,” “Sex Education” and “Heavyweight.”
Gabrielle Glaser talks about “American Baby,” and Kenneth R. Rosen discusses “Troubled: The Failed Promise of America’s Behavioral Treatment Programs.”
Mental health professionals are going viral on the app, captivating an anxious generation.
I was sent to three “tough love” programs meant to redirect me. Trying to run away from one made me feel that I had no choice but to become what I had been told I was.
In “Troubled,” Kenneth R. Rosen investigates the kind of tough-love programs he was placed in as a teenager and exposes their unusual methods.
The small apes were once widespread across much of Asia. But rampant deforestation and ruthless hunting of the acrobatic animal has greatly reduced its numbers and its habitat.
Brené Brown tries her best.
Using teletherapy, metrics and matching algorithms, entrepreneurs are focusing on addressing aspects of the mental health care system that they view as broken.
Plagued by guilt, anger and regrets, those still alive in the hardest hit place in Italy, and perhaps the world, grapple to understand how the virus has changed them.
After agitating for the inclusion of Black artists in New York museums, he helped introduce a multicultural perspective to the field of art therapy.
A former drug user turned activist is addressing Scotland’s alarming drug death crisis by running the nation’s first drug consumption room — and risking arrest to do it.
Studies have shown that older people do as well in psychotherapy as younger ones. But finding and affording therapy can prove difficult.
An approach called contingency management rewards drug users with money and prizes for staying abstinent. But few programs offer it, in part because of moral objections to the concept.
In two early studies, researchers said some patients showed signs of healing just weeks after leaving the hospital.
Many patients who were critically ill with Covid-19 face arduous recoveries, often requiring extensive physical rehabilitation.
Selective mutism is a common anxiety condition whereby kids who are normally chatty at home clam up around outsiders or at school.
As he accepted the award for outstanding writing, Cord Jefferson thanked his therapist, and he wasn’t kidding.
There’s no cure for acute flaccid myelitis, or A.F.M., but early detection is key for better outcomes.
Six months in, it is clear that mortality is not the only outcome that matters.
New studies show caregivers with young children are stressed, with no signs of relief on the horizon.
How parents can distinguish between hand-washing that is a reasonable reaction to a real threat and something more concerning.
Meditation apps, tinctures, stress-busting gummies — spending on commercials for all of them is rising amid the pandemic’s climbing death toll and economic strain.
Experts have long predicted that psychotherapy was poised to go virtual. The pandemic may prove them right.
The speech disorder can play havoc with sociability, relationships, even identity, but there are ways to handle it.
Occupational therapy is not just for kids with disabilities, it can benefit a wide variety of children.
Nothing like a pandemic to show people we don’t have it all together.
The therapy-by-text company made burner phones available for fake reviews and doesn’t adequately respect client privacy, former employees say.
How to get unstuck from your anxiety.
Getting medication long meant seeing a licensed provider. Now a strategy for evading Covid-19 makes treatment available via the web.
A teacher travels across Japan to encourage adults to cry more.
Play is the language of children — which is why play therapy can help kids speak the unspeakable.
A restaurant with Black employees is prioritizing its workers’ mental health as they navigate the coronavirus and the protests against racial injustice.
Children in the hospital lost many of their activities during Covid-19. More than ever, they rely on the contact and comfort of therapy dogs.
Some therapists find that remote therapy is so convenient to their patients that they will continue with it.