a woman sits against a wall with her head in her hand as she considers the suicide contagion

Suicide Contagion

Fashion designer Kate Spade killed herself on June 5th and chef Anthony Bourdain did the same thing a few days later. We know that suicide is not like a biological virus that you can catch. However, is suicide contagious if we hear of someone else’s suicide? Reports have shown that suicide has a tendency to…

Diablo Cody Movie Controversy on Postpartum Depression

Diablo Cody Movie Faces Controversy on Postpartum Depression

Even though we know we watch film and television shows for storytelling, audiences tend to take them seriously. Serious subject matters like postpartum depression are not shown very much in entertainment mediums. However, according to the American Psychological Association, postpartum depression affects one in seven women. Diablo Cody’s film, Tully, experienced controversy from mothers. They…

Patient sitting with a doctor displaying Client Confidentiality

Client Confidentiality

What prevents people from seeing a therapist is the fear that the information they tell them will get out. It should ease the worries of every client that therapists, psychologists, and psychiatrists are to protect their client’s privacy by not revealing anything you discuss in therapy. Unless a client talks about something that can cause…