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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.

Can therapy help when it’s not your own?

January 19, 2024 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA

Podcasts like “Dear Therapists” let millions of listeners experience therapy firsthand—kind of. Are these shows for real, and do they really help?

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.

Are video games actually bad for you?

November 17, 2023 | Written by therapist.com team

Video games offer some mental health benefits, but excessive gaming can lead to anxiety, depression, and other conditions. Find out how much is too much.

Can video games help level up therapy for kids?

November 3, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Josué Cardona, MS

Though gaming isn’t free of risk, some video games used responsibly in therapy—and played at home with family—can benefit kids and their mental health.

How to cut through the clutter of digital hoarding

November 3, 2023 | Written by Elise Burley

In today’s tech-heavy world, it’s easy to let digital files pile up. If virtual clutter is causing you real-life stress, try these steps to clear it out.

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.

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