Tag Archives: American Psychological Association

Art as Therapy?

Art as Therapy?

In my own experience, art has always been more of a convalescence than a product of internal suffering. After my last breakup I was reckoning with imminent depression – it was cinema that brought me to worlds from which I gained a new perspective. When I battled anxiety years ago it was my punk band that showed me possibilities within myself.

Overcoming Caregiver Burnout

Overcoming Caregiver Burnout

Mental illness carries its share of anguish. It comes in many forms: Fear stemming from the realization one’s mind is sick. Outbursts triggered by that fear plus the confusion it brings.

Children’s Mental Health

Childrens Mental Health

Children’s Mental Health School is in full swing and youngsters have a lot going on. Not just quizzes, schoolyard politics, and chores – these days children face an ever growing digital world of streaming information and 24-hour social media. The plates of our kids are full. One can’t imagine the chaos of being young and […]