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Anxiety is often misunderstood.

7 things mental health experts wish you knew about anxiety, according to a psychotherapist

Anxiety is the most common — yet most undertreated — mental illness in America. Only 36% of individuals with an anxiety disorder get treatment.
High functioners look calm on the outside.

High functioning anxiety can be tough to spot. Here are some of the signs you might have it.

Anxiety disorders exist on a wide spectrum, and those with high functioning anxiety tend to have a deep fear of failing or of people not liking them.
Melissa Petro and her husband Arran.

My husband and I started couples counseling just before the coronavirus outbreak — here’s why therapy is now more necessary than ever if y...

I walk away from each session — even the difficult ones — with a feeling of "we're in this together."
The pandemic is weighing on many people.

11 tips for managing your anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a therapist who specializes in anxiety

Focus on things you can control, like keeping yourself safe and how to spend your time — this can give you a sense of inner peace.
Your morning coffee might not be the best choice.

7 simple things everyone can cut out of their life right now to reduce anxiety, according to a psychotherapist

Half of all Americans struggle with anxiety, and not everyone can seek professional help. Here are small changes you can today make to manage stress.
It may be difficult to recover from a stroke, and you'll likely need a range of therapies.

How to recover from a stroke with 4 types of therapy

You can recover from a stroke with a range of physical, occupational, emotional, and speech therapies. Here's what you need to know.
Niesha Davis at a Bangkok cooking school.

Living and working abroad can take a toll on your mental health. Here are 4 ways I’ve practiced self-care after having left the US 5 years ago.

"I had always dealt with depression and anxiety, but being so far out of my element sent me into even more of a tailspin," said traveler Niesha Davis.

A grief educator explains why the death of a celebrity feels like a personal loss, and what we can learn from it

The celebrities we admire often function as blank screens that we project fantasies of ourselves on as heroes, saviors, or romantic figures.
Nicole Roder.

I was a child therapist. Here’s how I parent children with mental illnesses — and how I had to overcome my own biases.

Nicole Roder is a former child therapist and foster-care social worker. Here's how she approaches parenting children with mental illnesses.

Almost everyone fears they’re not good enough, according to a psychotherapist. Here’s how to overcome that fear.

Nearly everyone thinks that they are not good enough — but they don't assume the same thing about others.