Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a serious psychological condition that’s characterized by unstable moods and emotions, relationships, and behavior. It’s one of several personality disorders recognized by the American Psychiatric Association (APA). Personality disorders are psychological conditions that begin in adolescence or early adulthood, continue over many years, and, when left untreated, can cause a great deal of distress. Thankfully, treatment … Read More

16 Things to Do When You Can’t Stop Beating Yourself Up

Many people believe being one’s own private drill sergeant is the best way to be a good person. Countless advertisements and workout videos have taught us that if we berate ourselves enough, we’ll get up off the couch and be more productive. If we break down, overeat, or underperform, many of us believe it is helpful to call ourselves “maggot” … Read More

Therapists as Allies: Helping Clients Navigate Political Stress

Are you struggling with the uncertainty and unpredictability of our current political climate? Are you concerned about how to help your clients weather the impact of the rapid changes taking place? You are not alone. It has been over a year and a half since the transition in the American government, but the impact continues. Many of us are feeling the pressure … Read More


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Lay woman’s saga illustrates clerical sexual abuse of adults

A lay woman, who says she was “brainwashed” into going along, tells her story of being raped by a priest on two occasions during Mass. After being raped by a priest and having the assault covered-up when she came forward, Rachel Mastrogiacomo is now encouraging other women to make their voices heard. Read More: Lay woman’s saga illustrates clerical sexual abuse … Read More