Interventions to Prevent Psychosis

But the PIER program, which is multidisciplinary and relies heavily on multifamily group sessions, is likely to be the most comprehensive and perhaps most successful. Each group has two professional leaders, some combination of the following: a nurse, a social worker, an occupational therapist, a psychologist and sometimes a young person who has been through … Read more

Interventions to Prevent Psychosis

But the PIER program, which is multidisciplinary and relies heavily on multifamily group sessions, is likely to be the most comprehensive and perhaps most successful. Each group has two professional leaders, some combination of the following: a nurse, a social worker, an occupational therapist, a psychologist and sometimes a young person who has been through … Read more

How to Give Your Therapist Feedback

Collaborate Toward a Solution Once grievances are aired, the stage is set to work toward a possible solution, which may be informed by the type of treatment. Therapists viewing the therapeutic relationship as a focal point of treatment, known as client-centered, psychodynamic or attachment-oriented therapy, see feedback as an opportunity to strengthen the patient-therapist alliance. … Read more

To Raise Resilient Kids, Be a Resilient Parent

This, Dr. Markham noted, is the opposite of resilience; instead, it’s a fragile rigidity that leaves both parent and child fearful that outsized emotions could shatter them. In contrast to this fragility, parents who don’t flinch from the power of emotions like anger have a greater capacity to absorb challenging interactions with their children, said … Read more

Putting Mental Tricks From Running to Work in the Rest of Your Life

Welcome to the Running newsletter! Every Saturday morning, we email runners with news, advice and some motivation to help you get up and running. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. This week, Serena Solomon wrote about how she borrowed tactics and techniques from the world of sports psychology for childbirth. I’ve never … Read more

The Unbearable Heaviness of Clutter

Do you have a clutter problem? If you have to move things around in order to accomplish a task in your home or at your office or you feel overwhelmed by all your “things,” it’s a strong signal that clutter has prevailed. And it might be stressing you out more than you realize. “Clutter is … Read more

Am I ‘Old’?

The bottom line: “old” is subjective, a moving target. That’s why David Rubenstein, 69, the board chairman of both the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the Smithsonian Institution and co-founder and co-executive chairman of the Carlyle Group, can claim he’s not old, while my poet friend, a year younger than he is, refers … Read more

The Phones We Love Too Much

We have an intimate relationship with our phones. We sleep with them, eat with them and carry them in our pockets. We check them, on average, 47 times a day — 82 times if you’re between 18 and 24 years old, according to recent data. And we love them for good reason: They tell the … Read more