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Ways to Help Someone Struggling with Thoughts of Suicide

Today's news of Anthony Bourdain's suicide, and earlier this week Kate Spade's death are tragic reminders that mental illness and suicide can affect anyone regardless of income or success.
11-Jun-2018 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Anorexia or Teenage Quirks? 5 Warning Signs of Food and Body Issues

It's not unusual for teens to skip breakfast or announce, "I'm trying to be more healthy." And so unhealthy food-related behaviors can fly under parents' radar. Here are the signs to look for:
11-Jun-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Fleeting Feelings of Hate May Be OK for Couples, in Small Doses

What matters is whether moments of hate are truly fleeting moments versus ongoing states.
6-Jun-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Simple Touching Fosters Wellness and Relieves Stress for Couples

Partners were found to have lower levels of cortisol, the stress hormone, on days when they enjoyed higher levels of physical touch like hand holding or hugging.
4-Jun-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How Was Your Day? Honesty, Both Positive and Negative, Creates Intimacy

A study of couples conducted at the University of Utah found that both partners enjoyed emotional benefits when they asked and answered the question, How was your day?
31-May-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The New Self-Esteem: Feeling Worthy From the Inside Out

Feeling Worthy from the Inside Out by Aaron Cooper, PhD Licensed Clinical Psychologist
29-May-2018 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Multiracial Identity Development: Illuminating Influential Factor

The goals of this article are to illuminate the historical context and shifting trends surrounding multiracial individuals in America, and to share research findings on factors that influence racial identity development. Recommendations to support...
12-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Supporting Children in Distress: The Power of Parental Emotion Coaching

he Importance of Responding Well to Children’s Emotional Distress
23-Aug-2017 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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"Thirteen Reasons Why" and What Comes Next

You can’t venture on to the Internet these days without stumbling across some sort of editorial about the Netflix show Thirteen Reasons Why.The Chicago Tribune has called the show “highly problematic” and “dangerously wrong” (VanNoord,...
15-Jun-2017 3:10 PM EDT

Invite Boredom Says Psychologist

Research has recognized for years a connection between children's imaginative capacity and their exposure to external sources of stimulation.
12-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT


Aaron Cooper, PhD, Available to Discuss Healthy Sexting

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Aaron Cooper, PhD, Available to Discuss Naming Emotions

23-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST


Gustavo Medrano, PhD, Available to Discuss Caring for the Caregiver

18-Nov-2016 2:05 PM EST


Aaron Cooper, PhD, Available to Discuss Hiding Negative Feelings From Children

20-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT


Aaron Cooper, PhD, Available to Discuss Couple Conflict

23-Aug-2016 5:05 PM EDT


Adam Fisher, PhD, Available to Discuss Cinematic Psychotherapy Stereotypes

15-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT

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