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Brain and Body

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Disabilities and mental health

April 23, 2024 | Written by team

Having a disability and struggling with your mental health are two separate conditions that may intersect in different ways.

Dementia: Signs, types, causes, treatment

April 23, 2024 | Written by team

Dementia is a group of neurologic symptoms characterized by a steady decline in cognitive functioning. Learn about the different types of dementia and how to...

What is the polyvagal theory?

April 23, 2024 | Written by team

The polyvagal theory shows how the nervous system responds to stress and offers insight into the mind-body connection. Learn how this theory is used in therapy.

Exercise and mental health

April 15, 2024 | Written by team

Exercise can benefit your mental and physical health, but it also has the potential to do harm. Learn to tell the difference and to exercise healthfully.

How hormones affect your mental health

April 15, 2024 | Written by Elise Burley

Your hormones are always in flux, which affects your mental and physical health. Find out how to keep yours balanced for a healthier mind and body.

Neurodiversity: What it means and why it matters

April 9, 2024 | Written by team

Neurodiversity is the idea that some brains process information differently than others, and that these differences should be embraced and celebrated.

The menstrual cycle and mental health

March 13, 2024 | Written by team

Your menstrual cycle and mental health are connected by a variety of hormone changes. Find out how to better manage mental health issues throughout your cycle.

Feeling bad about feeling bad about your body

January 5, 2024 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Judith Matz, LCSW

Diet culture has changed, but it’s still here—and now body positivity has entered the chat. If you feel stuck in the middle, the right therapist can help.

Body image and mental health

January 2, 2024 | Written by team

How you think and feel about your appearance can affect your sense of self-worth. Follow these tips to build a body image that supports your mental health.

A little horror goes a long way

October 27, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Kevin Chapman, PhD

Horror films are fun for some and nightmare fuel for others. Phobia expert Kevin Chapman weighs in on whether manufactured fear can cause actual harm.

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