AI chatbots can provide mental health support for people who are isolated during the COVID-19 pandemic.
With most therapy sessions now online, a psychologist explores whether more self-disclosure by therapists – sharing more about their own lives – might help their patients.
In the time of the coronavirus, learning how to adapt to adversity belongs in your toolkit.
A mental health crisis has begun, as social isolation from the coronavirus and loss of jobs, income and loved ones have left people reeling. A transformation of care is badly needed.
Because of COVID-19, more and more therapists are turning to telehealth counseling and finding help. Could this be the wave of the future?
Don’t medicalize all anguish and existential despair, says a registered psychotherapist. Consider earlier traumas and 7 books about suffering and survival.
Dance therapy is effective in treating depression, improving memory and neuroplasticity in older adults and improving executive function in those with Parkinson's disease.
Children are more attuned to the climate crisis than adults realise. We must listen to them.
Cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia provided remission of insomnia in 80 to 90 per cent of adolescents in a research trial, and improved their overall concussion recovery.
Diving deeper into our relationship with the environment.
Ketamine and other psychedelics are being licensed for medical use – two experts advise how to minimise harm for users.
More than just home to artworks or historical artefacts, museums and galleries can help people reflect on their own health issues.
Using smartphones and wearable devices to identify mental health symptoms and deliver psychotherapy will allow more people to access quality care, according to one psychiatrist.
Edgar Allen Poe, Sigmund Freud and cognitive scientists have all wrestled with the human tendency to behave in ways that are irrational and self-defeating.
Why psychoanalysis and children shouldn't mix.
Economists have used their monetary methodologies to work out how visiting a therapist affects labour income.
Therapy works. But success has little to do with your therapist’s experience, gender, graduate degree, or even the school of therapy they practise.
Today's students are at increasingly high risk for mental health diagnoses. Universities need to step up.
... and does it work?
People with the same condition can respond differently to the same treatment. This is why personalised treatment is so important in all fields of medicine, including psychology.