Mental Health

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6 Philadelphia Women on How Their Tattoos Help Them Cope with Trauma

People get tattoos for a variety of reasons: to honor a loved one, to represent part of their culture, to express themselves, to commemorate a […]

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These Philly-Area Sports Therapists Are Here to Support Athletes’ Mental Health

For most athletes, being in the spotlight comes with an immense amount of pressure. Whether it’s overcoming an injury, game-day anxieties, or the overwhelming fear […]

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City Life

This West Philly Doctor Says Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Could Change Your Life

Medical marijuana is so 2019. At the just-opened SoundMind Center in West Philadelphia, physician and psychotherapist Hannah McLane is treating patients with ketamine and plans […]

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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 […]