“How to Confront a #PathologicalLiar”

By Lisa Mooney Oct 15, 2015 Pathological lying is defined as telling lies to the point they are persistent, extremely exaggerated and often told without a discernible reward. Psychiatrists have not given pathological lying the title of a true mental disorder as of yet, though this behavior is suggestive of a mental disturbance. Pathological liars … Continue reading “How to Confront a #PathologicalLiar”

“Eternal Emperor in His Own Mind: The Distorted Reality of Donald Trump”

Written by: Seth Davin Norrholm, PH.D. & David M. Reiss, M.D.   "During his ascent from the business world and reality television to the Presidency of the United States of America, Donald Trump has consistently displayed many of the qualities and behaviors associated with narcissism including:   · grandiose sense of self-importance;   · preoccupation … Continue reading “Eternal Emperor in His Own Mind: The Distorted Reality of Donald Trump”

“Five Ways You Can Support Mental Health Awareness Month 2017”

      Throughout the month of May, GoodTherapy.org is excited to participate in Mental Health Awareness Month (referred to in some circles as Mental Health Month) for the 10th time since the company was founded in 2007. In that time, we’ve seen steps forward and backward as policies and conversations have shifted along with … Continue reading “Five Ways You Can Support Mental Health Awareness Month 2017”

Mental Health Awareness: Resource and Support Links

  Mental Health Awareness Week/Month (May 2017): http://www.ffcmh.org/awarenessweek   Support Groups: http://psychcentral.com/resources/Mental_Health/Support_Groups/   For Parents: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/mentalhealth/   For Military Veterans: http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov   Healthy Living: http://www.healthyplace.com   Find Help: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/find-help/index.shtml   "Mental Health America": http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/resources   Mental Health Resources: http://www.activeminds.org/issues-a-resources/mental-health-resources   Community Network Services Resources: http://www.cnsmi.org/mental-health-resources/  

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: What Is It?

  Definition PTSD is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. It is natural to feel afraid during and after a traumatic situation. Fear triggers many split-second changes in the body to help defend against danger or to avoid it. This “fight-or-flight” response is a typical … Continue reading Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: What Is It?