Health 2022-08-24T18:16:48Z

I let my daughter quit family therapy and take control of her own mental-health care. Now, we're trying art therapy instead.

When my daughter stopped talking to our therapist, I was hesitant to let her quit. Now, we're letting her take control of her mental-health care.
Health 2022-08-24T12:30:00Z

After my daughter was diagnosed with a chronic illness, I needed to confront my anxiety and OCD. It's still a work in progress.

After my daughter was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis, a genetic condition, I started seeing a therapist to cope with my anxiety and OCD.
Health 2022-08-19T14:58:09Z

Trying to change bad habits or dark thoughts? You may benefit from CBT, the therapy 'gold standard'

Cognitive behavioral therapy is an evidence-backed way to address unwanted thoughts and habits and improve relationships. Here's how it can help you.
Health 2022-07-27T21:13:41Z

If you have trouble regulating your emotions and it's disrupting your daily life, then EFT may help

Emotion-focused therapy (EFT) can help treat anxiety, depression, PTSD, and much more by teaching you skills to accept and manage your emotions.
Parenting 2022-07-22T11:59:37Z

After my 6-year-old became unmanageable, we decided to try therapy. In our sessions, I was reminded of something important: My son is still so young.

The author says that after her son became explosive and hard to manage, the family decided to go to therapy together. She shares the lessons learned.
Celebrity 2022-06-29T23:28:00Z

Megan Fox said that she and Machine Gun Kelly did 'every form of therapy that exists' after his suicide attempt

Machine Gun Kelly said in his new Hulu documentary "Life In Pink" that he attempted suicide while on the phone with Megan Fox in 2020.
Health 2022-05-28T12:00:00Z

A doctor with dissociative identity disorder said she spent years struggling with the voices in her head before she found help

Dr. Shelley Kolton said she developed the disorder stemming from childhood trauma, which caused her to create 30 "Jekyll and Hyde" like identities.
Health 2022-05-23T13:15:30Z

2 therapists explain how they spot coercive abuse in relationships and work with victims to help get them out

An emotionally abusive relationship can become evident during couple's therapy. Helping a victim find safety and rebuild their sense of self is key.
Celebrity 2022-04-27T22:44:58Z

Dax Shepard jokes that his and Kristen Bell's marriage is 'a disaster' but therapy has helped them make it work

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard say therapy helps their marriage work because they're both "stubborn people" who require "outside opinions."
Entertainment 2022-04-09T19:04:18Z

Camila Cabello recalls being 'cripplingly anxious' and starting therapy during the pandemic

Cabello opened up about her mental health and getting help before the release of her new album, "Familia," with People.
Health 2022-02-26T14:00:00Z

Therapy doesn't have to be a relationship deal breaker — here are 3 questions to ask a date to find out if they're self-aware

If someone attends therapy, it can be a sign they are able to work through relationship conflict. But not always, therapist Mike Dow told Insider.
Entertainment 2022-02-18T13:41:07Z

Nick Cannon says he walks with a 'backpack full of guilt' for not spending more time with late son Zen

Cannon said he feels guilty spending time with other women when he has a house full of kids during his "Language of Love" podcast interview.
Health 2022-02-12T13:30:00Z

A-listers are lying in locked, pressurized chambers to achieve peak wellness. I tried hyperbaric oxygen therapy for myself, and here's what it was like.

A-listers like Justin Bieber and Michael Phelps say hyperbaric oxygen therapy has benefits. I tried it out at a wellness center for the ultra-rich.
Health 2022-01-20T19:18:51Z

Shadow work: The self-improvement technique designed to boost awareness of yourself and others

Shadow work, a branch of Jungian psychology, helps you explore and understand unconscious, or shadow, aspects of yourself to promote personal growth.
Health 2022-01-19T21:41:21Z

A therapist-in-training shared private texts with her husband on TikTok to show how they support each other every day

Crystal Britt said text check-ins with her husband gives them time to process feelings. A therapist said for some, the practice prevents resentment.
Voices of Color 2022-01-12T22:02:02Z

Black teachers are overwhelmed by increased responsibilities at schools, and it's making some quit the profession

Black teachers told Insider that between the pandemic and racial reckoning, the last two years have been the hardest of their careers.
Health 2021-12-22T18:05:03Z

6 couples-therapy techniques that anyone can try at home

Experts shared tips for couples who don't have the money or time to go to therapy that are easy to do at home in your own time.
Lifestyle 2021-12-08T18:14:26Z

My husband and I schedule our fights. Every other Monday we take an hour to go over our issues, and now we argue less.

The author swears by a surprising relationship trick: putting conflict on the calendar. This has allowed them to not have fights, and grow as a couple.
Lifestyle 2021-11-07T12:22:00Z

A wedding therapist says you shouldn't get engaged if you haven't talked about these 5 things with your partner

If you and your partner don't talk about things like money until you're engaged, you might not be as ready for marriage, according to an expert.
Entertainment 2021-10-19T11:05:00Z

What 'Sex Education' gets right and wrong about sex and relationship advice, according to therapists

Insider fact-checked some of the top tips Otis, Maeve, and Jean gave students on "Sex Education," from masturbation to sexual trauma.
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