Behavioral Health

  • January 14, 2013

    Guidance, advice, support; study examines the role of mentors

    Good mentors are often crucial for success in life. They can help sort out a tough personal situation, give some solid career advice, or make an impor...
  • January 7, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Strength in numbers: What makes group therapy healing?

    Group therapy is a popular option for many people seeking help, since it is usually cheaper than one-on-one therapy. The American Psychological Assoc...
  • December 31, 2012 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Sadly, no seven simple steps to a better you

    It's that time of year again, when we all plan to change. The year is coming to an end, the beginning of the new year seems to offer fresh opport...
  • December 26, 2012 |  NewsWorks Tonight Feature

    Advocates have mixed feelings about national attention to mental health care

    In the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut,shootings, President Barack Obama has said government should make "access to mental health care at least ...
  • December 24, 2012 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    The importance of rituals

    This evening marks Christmas eve - for many families, it's a time to reflect, light the tree, and sing songs. In their weekly conversation - WHYY...
  • December 17, 2012 |  NewsWorks Tonight Feature

    Bridging a new kind of divide with free online courses

    At the intersection of education and technology sits Coursera, an online education experiment. The classes from high-powered universities are free, bu...
  • December 17, 2012 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    33 years after accident, psychologist reflects on half a life spent in wheel chair

    33 years ago this week, WHYY radio host and psychologist Dan Gottlieb was in a car accident and was paralyzed from the neck down as a result. In his ...
  • December 17, 2012

    N.J. Legislature to debate ban on 'conversion therapy' for kids

    New Jersey lawmakers are considering a measure to ban a controversial treatment called "conversion therapy" for minors. The state Health an...
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