We feel the way we think. This is a 6-word summary of a type of psychotherapy called Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, CBT for short. CBT was first developed in the 1950s and 60s by psychiatrist Aaron … [Read more...] about CBT 101 Part 1 – Introduction to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Every illness has direct costs and indirect costs. Direct costs affect the person with the illness by directly impacting his or her health and ability to function normally. Indirect costs affect … [Read more...] about Three Costs of Depression
There are no diagnostic tests for depression. What I mean is, we can't draw someone's blood to look for a specific "depression" blood marker, nor can we look at someone's DNA to see if they have … [Read more...] about How do I know if it’s Depression?
Depression is the problem we don't talk about. "Oh no, we don't talk about that." Several years ago, the coordinator at a large conference venue tried very hard to talk my mother out of making a … [Read more...] about Why I started this website