Latest Posts from Seth J. Gillihan, PhD

Adjusting to Life With a Chronic Condition

Adjusting to Life With a Chronic Condition

Like most people who have been relatively healthy all their lives, I never expected to end up with a chronic medical condition. But about five years ago my health took ...

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Don't Let Other People Ruin Your Day

Don't Let Other People Ruin Your Day

A therapist gives some tips for managing our feelings when someone is rude to us.

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Letting Go of Shame About Childhood Sexual Abuse

Letting Go of Shame About Childhood Sexual Abuse

A therapist explains why shame is so common among those who've survived childhood abuse -- and how to heal from it

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How to Support Your Child's Mental Health

How to Support Your Child's Mental Health

A therapist discusses the special role parents and other caregivers have to play in safeguarding their children’s mental health.

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How to Stop Catastrophizing

How to Stop Catastrophizing

All of us jump to the worst-case scenario at times. But if you find you are too often in the grips of catastrophic thinking, these approaches can help.

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How to Truly Forgive Someone

How to Truly Forgive Someone

Truly forgiving means we no longer hold the offense against a person who wronged us. But, forgiving in this way can be difficult.

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