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What really “causes” depression

There’s been a little flurry in the news recently – perhaps a headline has caught your attention: neuroscientists from Tel-Aviv University have discovered the underlying “cause” of depression. That’s quite a find! According to the research, instead of depression being created by a shortfall of serotonin in the brain (the hypothesis that many people have been operating with for decades now, even though it’s been met with controversy) this new model…

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7 Signs That a Therapist Is Not the Right Fit for You

As a clinical psychologist and a practicing therapist, I have to tell you that I love what I do for a living. Not only was it a lifelong dream of mine to work in private practice, it feels like an absolute honor to bear witness to another person’s growth. It’s a privilege, for sure — and I know that a lot of my colleagues feel the same way. What I…

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