The Healing Power of Giving Kids the Mic
The process of creating beats and lyrics is rooted in therapeutic practices. At one South Bronx high school, a school social worker has traded the therapy room for the music studio.
Psychedelic Therapy and Racial Trauma: Offering Clients a Deeper Experience of Healing
Can psychedelic therapy offer a faster, deeper way to heal the intergenerational effects of racial injustice?
Robots in the Therapy Room?
“Therapy robots” have been touted as an answer to loneliness and a new way to build social skills. But will they change the way therapists work?
The Effects of COVID-19 on Addiction Treatment
The pandemic continues to strain small addiction clinics and their struggling clients.
An Online Community Helps Clinicians Find Their "Firsts"
Since its founding, Black Therapists Rock, a Facebook group for Black therapists, has gained tens of thousands of members. It's a resource where members can network, get clinical advice, and meet potential mentors. But it’s also where many Black therapists discover—often for the first time—a sense of community in a predominately white field.
The Free Therapy Movement Breaks New Ground
The movement to offer more free therapy and expand access to treatment gains momentum.
Left Behind: Counselors Seek Medicare Reimbursement
The long, hard fight to fix a legislative gap.
Therapists’ Expanding Role in Healthcare
In a country where one in five primary care patients has a diagnosable behavioral health issue, setting up doctors and therapists to work hand in hand may be the key to creating a more accessible, affordable, and effective healthcare system.
Three Therapists Share What Keeps Them Afloat
By Chris Lyford - Certainly, most psychotherapists love what they do, but the work can also be isolating, overwhelming, emotionally draining, and relentless—sometimes, all at once! In these moments, practicing self-care isn’t just important, it’s essential to making sure we bring our best selves to our work. But what does self-care look like, exactly? Here, three therapists share what it means to them.
Couples Therapy Goes Public
A bold new TV series captures the raw reality of couples therapy—for both clients and therapists.