With suicide rising among undiagnosed American depressives, I recognized it was time to admit I needed help.
The work of a large network of underground therapists has laid the basis for current FDA-regulated research into hallucinogenic therapy. Now they want to take that work mainstream.
What couples who stick together after starring on reality TV can teach us about enduring romance.
My experiences at a "therapeutic community" in Florida where degrading practices were routine will always inform my continuing work as a therapist.
Cognitive behavioral therapy seems to be less effective than it was in the 1970s, but researchers aren't sure why.
An early look at a Pacific Standard story that's currently only available to print and digital magazine subscribers.
Your Voice, a video-sharing platform from social media site Whisper, is trying to raise awareness for mental health issues by asking people to post their personal stories. But, given stigmatization, online discrimination, and the sensitivity of medical records, does the platform do enough to protect its users?
Mindi has never harmed her daughter and is capably raising a son, but authorities took her daughter under a concept sometimes called “predictive neglect.”
If existing behavioral programs aren’t working, can therapeutic sessions with a dog help kids who have problems at school?
For the month of April we're profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.
Despite the popularity of animal therapy in American pediatric hospitals, a new research review reveals that there's little support for its health benefits.
A recent study reveals that watching relationship-themed movies and discussing them with your partner can be just as effective as visiting a marriage counselor.