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How VR therapy can help you face your fears

December 1, 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.

Everyone’s a TikTok therapist

November 22, 2022 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA

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.

10 best mental health apps for 2022

September 20, 2022 | 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 favorite apps for 2022.

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.

Do you need a digital detox?

November 11, 2022 | Written by Elise Burley

A digital detox can help you gain control over bad technology habits so you can feel better. Here’s how to design your own digital detox.

Doomscrolling: What it is and how to stop

November 8, 2022 | Written by Elise Burley

Doomscrolling involves consuming negative news online and not stopping, even when it makes you feel bad. Here’s how to stop doing it.

The psychological effects of online dating

September 30, 2022 | Written by Elise Burley

The psychological effects of online dating can range from anxiety and low self-esteem, to depression and burnout. Here’s how to handle it.

Digital technology and mental health

October 3, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Digital technology has become an essential part of daily life. Learn about the positive and negative effects it might be having on your mental health.

Is video game addiction real? How to spot problems

October 13, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

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

Social media and mental health

October 3, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Social media is a neutral technological advancement that provides many positive outcomes, as well as negative outcomes when used inappropriately.

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