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Doomscrolling: What it is and how to stop

February 7, 2024 | 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.

Everyone’s a TikTok therapist

January 24, 2024 | 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.

Social media and mental health

December 11, 2023 | Written by therapist.com team

Social media is a powerful tool that can affect your mental health in positive and negative ways. Find out how to use it healthfully and responsibly.

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

October 20, 2023 | 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.

Digital technology and mental health

October 9, 2023 | 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.

Should we all quit social media?

September 29, 2023 | Written by Elise Burley

More people are opting out of digital life for their mental health. But leaving social means you’ll need to find other ways to stay connected and informed.

How to use social media as a therapist

August 30, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Matthias Barker, LMHC

Going social has risks, but it can help you expand your practice and audience. Follow Matthias Barker’s tips to use these powerful platforms responsibly.

7 simple steps to a digital detox

August 15, 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.

Who’s lucky enough for Lucky Girl syndrome?

July 27, 2023 | Written by Brianna Paruolo, MSEd, CMHC-LP

Healthy positive thinking can have emotional benefits. But as the TikTok phenomenon of Lucky Girl syndrome shows, luck has very little to do with it.

Ask a Therapist: Parenting hacks

July 14, 2023 | Written by therapist.com team | Featuring Janine Halloran, LMHC, and Kate Sample, LPC

Join host Amye Archer and parenting experts Janine Halloran and Kate Sample for advice on blending families, helping kids make new friends, and more.

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