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Distress Tolerance: Better Breathing

This post discusses breathing techniques that reduce our body's stress response.

How long does psychotherapy take?

This article discusses different factors that affect psychotherapy outcomes.

What does the education of a psychologist look like?

This article discusses the educational requirements of licensed psychologists.

What is psychodynamic psychotherapy?

What distinguishes psychodynamic psychotherapy from other forms of therapy? This article discusses.

Does psychotherapy work?

Is there empirical evidence for the effectiveness of psychodynamic psychotherapy? Yes. This article discusses.

How common are mental health problems?

This posts discusses the epidemiological findings regarding the prevalence of mental health conditions.

What is mental health?

What does it mean to be mentally healthy? What goals should psychotherapy set its sights on? This article discusses.

How effective is psychotherapy for mental health issues?

What does the research literature say about the effectiveness of psychotherapy? This article provides a review.