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How to Study Psychology 

How to Study Psychology 

Psychology is one of the most widely-studied sciences around the world. Research shows that every year, nearly 1.5 million undergraduates take introductory psychology courses. In addition, as of 2017, psychology is the fourth most popular college major. Studying...

How to Recover From Burnout

How to Recover From Burnout

Job-related burnout refers to a state of emotional exhaustion that can result in numerous physical and mental health symptoms. Unfortunately, research shows this phenomenon is on the rise. In a recent study, the American Psychological Association (APA) found that 79%...

When Mental Illness Interferes With Work

When Mental Illness Interferes With Work

It's being called "The Great Resignation." Why are people leaving their jobs in mass numbers? Research shows that 68% of millennials and 81% of Gen Zers report leaving jobs for mental health reasons. Subsequently, over three-quarters of respondents indicated having at...

The Identified Patient: Signs & Recovery

The Identified Patient: Signs & Recovery

What is "the identified patient"? Often known as the black sheep or scapegoat, the ‘identified patient’ is the targeted source of a family system’s dysfunction. The identified patient is often labeled during childhood, and this role can cause serious consequences for...

How to Have the Nightmare of Your Dreams

How to Have the Nightmare of Your Dreams

A Nightmarish Two Years By: Dr. Christina Pierpaoli Parker, PhD COVID-19 has produced unprecedented spikes in psychiatric and sleep symptoms, including those of posttraumatic stress and substance abuse disorders, depression, and insomnia.  2020 onward has...

How to Respond to a Mean Person [Advice from a Therapist]

How to Respond to a Mean Person [Advice from a Therapist]

It can be hard to deal with challenging or mean people in your life. Whether you’re dealing with a single negative encounter or facing a persistent pattern with a loved one, it’s important to learn how to respond to these individuals appropriately and effectively. ...