Be Fully Authentic: Accept Yourself as You Are

By Christine Carter / 06.30.2017 Are You Being the Real You? Authenticity is popular these days. Celebrity media campaigns encourage marginalized youth to ‘be themselves.’ Even my kids’ summer camp has ‘Be You’ listed as a core value — not just for campers, but also for counsellors and camp staff. The fabulous Jeffrey Marsh, of #NoTimeToHateMyself fame[…]

How to Turn Stigma about Mental Illness into Compassion

Stephen Hinshaw explores what it meant to be raised by a father with psychosis—and how that experience has informed his work as a psychologist. By Jill Suttie, Psy.D. / 06.16.2017 What is it like to grow up in a household with a parent displaying serious mental illness? Renowned psychologist Stephen Hinshaw knows firsthand. His father suffered major[…]