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Mental health professionals have reported surging demand from people seeking therapy since the start of the pandemic.
To learn more about how things have changed, WESA’s health and science reporter Sarah Boden is speaking with psychiatrists, therapists and social workers over the coming weeks about what they’re observing in their own practices.
Editor’s note: This story contains references to suicide and trauma.
“It’s almost like an outpatient mental health clinic — just in school.”
Given the backlog of mental health services, a technique called Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR) might offer this advantage over other therapies: it could work faster.
Pittsburgh City Paper chatted with Elizabeth Geandreau, a clinical psychotherapist who is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Board Certified Counselor, about how to find a good therapist. Because finding the right counselor is a little like dating — not every therapist is for everyone.