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What is gaslighting?

December 8, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Gaslighting is a form of emotional manipulation that causes you to doubt yourself and question your reality. Learn how to spot this abuse and seek help.

10 ways to shop healthfully, not compulsively

November 21, 2022 | Written by Elise Burley

Shopping addiction can take a toll on your wallet and your mental health. Here’s how to regain control of your spending habits.

Compulsive shopping: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

November 18, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Compulsive shopping is an impulsive behavior that can harm your finances and your relationships. Learn about the signs and how to seek help.

What is digital self-harm, and why are teens doing it?

November 14, 2022 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA

In an alarming new trend, teens are posting harmful content about themselves online. Learn more about this behavior and how to find support and treatment.

Addiction: Types, symptoms, causes, and treatments

November 8, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Addiction is a disease involving the repeated use of a substance or engagement in a behavior despite the harm it causes to oneself and to others.

What is internalized homophobia?

September 30, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Internalized homophobia can happen when an LGBTQIA+ person deeply absorbs systemic discrimination and stigmas against the LGBTQIA+ community.

Self-harm

October 13, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Learn the different types of self-harm, symptoms of self-harming behaviors, and how to seek treatment for yourself or a loved one.

Unconscious bias

October 13, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Learn how to recognize and overcome unconscious biases, which are harmful assumptions about people and groups that prevent us from making objective decisions.

Suicide: Warning signs, risk factors, prevention, and help

October 13, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Suicide occurs when a person intentionally causes their own death. If you are thinking about ending your life, help is available now. You are not alone.

How to stop smoking: Reasons to quit and how to make a plan

October 13, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Learn the physical and mental health effects of smoking, why it’s so hard to quit, and how you can get the help you need to quit smoking for good.

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