9 Articles About Therapy
i.e. therapy: how to choose a good therapist, what to talk about in their office, and when to quit.
First Therapy Session
Reading about what other people discuss with their therapists during their first session might help you clarify what is it that YOU want (or don't want) to talk with your new therapist about.Psych Hospitals
What happens inside, what is Baker Act, difference between ER stay and admission, between inpatient and outpatient treatment, and what to pack when you're going inpatient.Therapeutic Modalities
list of the most common therapy approaches explaining what each is all about, it's pros and cons. Plenty of links for further reading.Creating False Memories
article by Elizabeth Loftus, PhD, explaining how false memories of childhood abuse are formed in therapy, and describing very interesting research studies on the subject.Hiring & Firing a Therapist
forty questions that will help you evaluate your therapist and decide whether it's worth it continuing with themRecovery Bill of Rights
your right to personal authority over your life, boundaries, healthy communication, etcLiving With Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar disorder is, unfortunately, incurable - but it's not a death sentence either. Some things are harder (like sticking to schedules or long term commitments), but others are easier (like being spontaneous or thinking outside the box). Adjusting your life so that it works for you, no matter how "crazy" it might seem to others, can make a tremendous difference to your quality of life, and to the people around you.Depression - What is it?
signs and symptoms, available treatments, and practical steps you can take to make yourself feel better and stick through this rough time.Managing Depression
how to challenge your negative thinking, get out of bed, focus on the task at hand, use positive affirmations, and reach out for support
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