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Everyone’s a TikTok therapist

March 7, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Bonnie Zucker, PhD

TikTok shines a spotlight on mental health, but it can lead to faulty self-diagnosis. Bonnie Zucker, PhD, explains how to use the app while doing no harm.

Doomscrolling: What it is and how to stop

March 1, 2023 | Written by Elise Burley

Doomscrolling means constantly consuming negative news online, even when it makes you feel bad about yourself and the world. Here’s how to kick the habit.

7 simple steps to a digital detox

February 17, 2023 | Written by Elise Burley

A digital detox can help you gain control over your technology intake so you can feel better. Here’s how to design your own detox in seven easy steps.

Teletherapy and the promise of access

January 25, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA

Once hailed as the path to accessible mental health care, has teletherapy really opened any doors? Tuera Holland, LMSW, explores its advantages and limits.

12 best mental health apps for 2023

January 12, 2023 | Written by Elise Burley

Apps can’t replace professional therapy, but they can offer extra support for your mental health. From a sea of options, here are our favorites for 2023.

Could your next therapist be a chatbot?

December 22, 2022 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA

Chatbot apps offer free, accessible mental health support—but they may cause more problems than they solve, explains Emma Bedor Hiland, PhD.

How VR therapy can help you face your fears

December 22, 2022 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA

Virtual reality therapy can help treat conditions like anxiety, but only with the right supervision. Elizabeth McMahon, PhD, explains the benefits and risks.

How much screen time is too much?

November 8, 2022 | Written by Elise Burley

Too much screen time can have a variety of negative effects, but there are healthy ways to limit your screen time and enjoy it too.

Is video game addiction real? How to spot problems

October 13, 2022 | Written by team

Video game addiction is still a controversial issue, but research indicates that a small number of gamers may experience addiction-like symptoms.

Video games and mental health

October 11, 2022 | Written by team

Video games can have both positive and negative effects on mental health. Setting healthy limits for game play can create positive benefits.

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