Mental Health

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CHOP Has Launched a Grief and Trauma Support Program for Philly Kids

From the pandemic to the gun violence epidemic to systemic racism to the opioid epidemic, life in Philly is rife with traumatic events. And that […]

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How Taking Shockingly Cold Showers Helps Steamroll My Anxiety

The other day, I reached into my shower and turned the knob all the way to cold. I inhaled and gingerly stepped into the biting, […]

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Real Philly Therapists on the Worst Mental Health Advice and Trends They’ve Seen on TikTok

TikTok, the minute-long video app that pairs sharable background audio with viral dances, comedic skits, cooking and DIY tutorials, real-life scary stories and more, has […]

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This Local Author Thinks Understanding “Physical Intelligence” Can Help You Regulate Your Emotions

Can you remember the euphoria you felt when the Eagles won the Super Bowl, or even when the Phillies won the World Series? Or, conversely, […]

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10 Virtual School Tips from a Philly Parenting Consultant

If you have school-age children in the Philadelphia area during COVID, chances are they are doing virtual school this fall. This presents a host of […]

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Life & Style

Need a Therapist? Try the App Store

Here’s something that’s unexpected: The App Store might hold the key to unlocking your deepest emotional hang-ups. There are dozens of apps catering to your […]

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City Life

What Should Being Black in Philly Look Like? It Should Be Empowered and Equipped to Heal

Erica Wilkins of West Philadelphia is a licensed marriage and family therapist and associate professor and program director of the Couple and Family Therapy master’s […]

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Will We All Have PTSD from Dealing with COVID-19?

Anxiety is skyrocketing during the COVID-19 pandemic, with 30 percent of Americans saying the crisis is having a “serious impact” on their mental health, and […]

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A Philly Therapist Wrote a Children’s Book about COVID-19

For many people, the coronavirus pandemic has dredged up feelings of fear, sadness, and anger. As the crisis continues, parents and guardians might be wondering […]

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This Philly Therapist Has Raised More Than $81K to Provide Free Therapy to the Black Community

Amid a pandemic that’s disproportionately impacting the Black community, the continued killings of Black people at the hands of police officers, and global anti-racism protests, […]

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6 Tips to Make Therapy From Home Less Stressful

The coronavirus pandemic has caused so many of us to keep our distance from others. Along with causing general stress, the shelter-in-place orders can bring […]

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Mental Health Resources for the Black Community in Philly

In a time when both a global pandemic and police brutality are magnifying America’s ongoing systemic racism, taking care of your emotional and mental wellbeing […]

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15 Black Fitness and Health Pros in Philly to Follow on Instagram

As protests and riots for the Black Lives Matter movement are filling the streets of Philadelphia, one of the simplest ways to support the Black […]

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10 Ways to Cope With Intense Emotions During the Coronavirus Crisis

These past two months have dredged up a LOT of feelings for many folks. The collective experience of this pandemic has been overwhelming, and it […]

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ASMR Videos Make Me Feel Less Alone During Social Distancing

I slump into the faux leather sofa in my parents’ living room, the corner of the house that has become my pandemic office space. My […]