Articles and Other Reading

What I wish my friends had said to me after my mom died by Chelsea Gray Nov 20, 2018

It’s hard to know what to say to a friend who is grieving. Here’s what you should keep in mind. “How are you doing?” This is the question I heard relentlessly from friends, co-workers, and acquaintances after my mom died. Most of the time, I wanted to respond with “I have zero fucking clue.” Some moments, I… Read More What I wish my friends had said to me after my mom died by Chelsea Gray Nov 20, 2018

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Boys need better access to mental health care. Why aren’t they getting it? By Julie Compton 12/15/18

Boys need better access to mental health care. Why aren’t they getting it? “If you can’t turn to someone in your life and say how you are really feeling, then you’re only going to end up hurting yourself somehow down the road.” Dec. 15, 2018 / 12:10 PM EST By Julie Compton Throughout high school, Alexander… Read More Boys need better access to mental health care. Why aren’t they getting it? By Julie Compton 12/15/18

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Everything to Know About Brain Stimulation Therapies for Mental Health By Claire Gillespie 11/3/18

When you hear the words “electroconvulsive therapy,” you might picture the scene in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest where Jack Nicholson’s character, Randle Patrick McMurphy, is subjected to barbaric, unjustified shock treatment as a punishment rather than as a mental health therapy. Cultural depictions like this have attached a stigma to electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and other brain… Read More Everything to Know About Brain Stimulation Therapies for Mental Health By Claire Gillespie 11/3/18

Book Recommendations

Book of the Month: Life Lessons – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross & David Kessler

Therapist’s Pick/Book of the Month Therapist: Dawn Krull MA, MS, TLLP Theme: Perspective, Life Sometimes it is difficult to think of things in another way, to stop and exist in a single moment, or prevent ourselves from stifling our true potential. After much experience with death and the dying, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross and David Kessler were… Read More Book of the Month: Life Lessons – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross & David Kessler

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I Am Not Who I Once Was: Who We Become after Trauma by Dina Strada October 22, 2015

I Am Not Who I Once Was: Who We Become after Trauma. This past weekend I attended one of the most powerful workshops I’ve ever been to. The theme was, “I Am Not Who I Was: Unfolding Your Own Myth.” We opened the evening by going around the circle and speaking a little about ourselves.… Read More I Am Not Who I Once Was: Who We Become after Trauma by Dina Strada October 22, 2015