5 signs psychotherapy stigma still exists #therapyworks

(Guest post by Dr. Ryan Howes, clinical psychologist in Pasadena, Calif.)

With all the depictions of psychotherapy in movies and on television, it’s tempting to assume that we’ve finally overcome therapy stigma. If Kourtney Kardashian and Metta World Peace (formerly Ron Artest) have openly disclosed the benefits of therapy, we’ve emerged from the shadows, right?
Maybe not.
While …[Read More]

5 Reasons You Should Choose Psychotherapy #therapyworks

Depression and anxiety are common, affecting millions of adults in our country. And many people who need professional treatment don’t get it. But for those who do seek help,  the first course of recommended treatment  is often medication.
But there is another treatment choice available to everyone: Psychotherapy. Not only has research shown that psychotherapy is effective …[Read More]

Your Mind, Your Body at #Fitbloggin

What does psychology have to do with a conference attended by healthy living and fitness bloggers?
If you don’t yet know, look no farther than the name of this blog: your mind, your body. There is no denying the link between physical health and emotional well-being. If you’re unable to cope with stress, depression, anxiety or …[Read More]

Making career fairs work for you

It is hard to believe that it is the fall, that time of the year when classes resume and college seniors start to prepare toenter the job market. College career fairs are held every semester and offer students a chance to secure a job before graduation. If you are a current college student, you have probably been …[Read More]