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Frequently Asked Questions

Browse common questions by topic below.

General Psychology

General Questions

What therapy is, who therapists are, and how they can help.

First Appointment

What you should bring to and expect from your first appointment.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

What CBT is and how to use it to help you reframe difficult scenarios

Mental Health Conditions


Questions about anxiety disorders, stress, how to cope and how therapy can help.

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Questions about what ADHD is, how it’s diagnosed and how therapy can help.

Bipolar Disorder

The most common questions about Bipolar Disorder I and II and mood disorders in general.


What depression is, how it differs from sadness and tips on ow to manage your mood.

Social Anxiety

Common questions about social anxiety disorders, social phobia, agoraphobia and more.

Substance Use

Alcohol Use

Common questions about alcohol use and its effect on mental health.


Common questions about caffeine and its effect on anxiety, depression and more.

Cannabis Use

Common questions about cannabis use (including THC and CBD) and its effect on mental health.


Common questions about psychedelics use and its effect on mental health.

Substance Use Disorder

Substance use and how therapy can help those affected by it.

Tobacco Use

Common questions about tobacco use, quitting, and its effects on mental health.


General Relationship Questions

Questions about relationship building, marriage, divorce and online dating.

Marriage Counseling

Questions about marriage counseling, who it is for and how it can help.

Premarital Counseling

Questions about premarital counseling, who it is for and how it can help.



Questions about child psychology, child development and changing family dynamics.

Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

General postpartum mental health and how to deal with related conditions.

Family Counseling

Common questions about what family counseling is, who it’s for and how it can help.

Mental Health Topics


What anger is, strategies for managing it and how therapy can help.

Career Counseling

Career counseling, guidance and coaching from a mental health professional.

Climate Anxiety

Climate anxiety, eco-anxiety and solastalgia and how to cope with them.

COVID Anxiety

Questions about returning to in-person interactions post-COVID-19.

Grief and Loss

Questions about grief, loss, bereavement and how therapy can help.

Stress Management

Stress management, coping techniques and how they can help.