Social Media

The Rise of Therapy-Speak

Matthias Barker on Bridging Social Media and the Therapy Room

Influencer and clinician Matthias Barker gives his take on what therapists can do when clinical buzzwords morph into flippant or incorrect notions that clients... Read more

"I Know What's Wrong With Me"

Social Media and the Lure of Self-Diagnosis

Although people might benefit from the sense of certainty that accompanies a self-diagnosis, it can also mislead them into embracing a fixed—or even a... Read more

Gen Z and Mental Health

Changing the Conversation

As adult therapists around the world weigh in on the youth mental health crisis, a Gen Z’er offers his own view of what our field should keep in mind. Read more

The Divorce Announcement

A Conscious Approach to Moving Forward

How can therapists help divorcing clients share a message that conveys hope and healing? Maybe it's time to counter the divorce-as-catastrophe trope that runs... Read more

Sitting Down with Nedra Glover Tawwab

Flexible Boundaries and Drama-Free Relationships

A new kind of social media and psychotherapy influencer challenges the common cultural misconception that toxic people should be cut out of our lives, no... Read more

Three Myths About Domestic Violence

…And How Social Media is Changing the Way Clients Think About It

Before talking to your own clients about domestic and intimate partner violence, here are three myths you should know about. Read more

The Therapy Beat July 15, 2021

The TikTok Therapist

Goodbye, Blank Slate

For some therapists, using TikTok isn’t a marketing tactic, but a public service. Read more

Conspiracy theories might be considered a dangerous kind of delusion. So how do you address them when they show up in the therapy room? Read more

Point of View December 30, 2020

Psychologist Ali Mattu is on a mission to bring therapeutic principles to the mainstream. Read more

The Inner Selfie

A Technique for Guiding Young People Toward Self Discovery

It’s simply a way of talking about our internal sense of self, our inner strength and wisdom. It can help young clients down-regulate, guide them to inhabit... Read more