I asked my wife what it’s like to be married to a clinical psychologist. Her answer changed our lives.
Ali Mattu, Ph.D. 🚀I hated the idea of being someone who spends the day helping other families overcome difficult emotions but can’t do the same with himself at home.
I quit being a therapist so I could be a better husband.
Read the full story on @Medium@humanparts 👇🏽
How do you know if you're getting bad CBT? Therapy is mysterious, there are no goals, you aren't learning skills, there's no homework, and you never leave yo...
Ali Mattu, Ph.D. 🚀I always get angry when I learn a new patient wasted their time and money getting bad cognitive behavioral therapy. The problem is psychotherapy is a mysterious, secretive process. So I made this guide about what good and bad CBT looks like 👇🏽
Ali Mattu, Ph.D. 🚀I hate talking about the stigma of mental illness. Even the word leaves a bad taste in my mouth. But stigma is ALWAYS in my head when I talk about my anxiety. We can’t solve this problem by fighting stigma. We have to celebrate mental health
Therapy is too hard to get. A lot of therapists don't accept your insurance. Or they aren't taking new patients. It's also difficult to know what type of the...
Ali Mattu, Ph.D. 🚀My friend asked for help getting a therapist. Everyone I know was full, didn’t take his insurance, or didn’t have times that worked. This happens ALL THE TIME! So I’m rebooting @ThePsychShow to help people navigate mental health
Only to realise 'Star Trek' had already explained the process in a 1988 episode.
Ali Mattu, Ph.D. 🚀When we’re nearing death, our bodies switch into an energy-saving mode by shutting down nerve cells. At death they release all the stored energy causing a “brain tsunami”, just like Star Trek predicted in 1988
In a recent weekly digest, we explored the pros and cons about cellphones
in the classroom. In today’s blog post, I would like to contribute to that
discussion by presenting a new research study that looked into the effects
of the mere...