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Welcome to Southeast Psych Nashville’s new psychology blog, where you can find expert insights and knowledge from our top-notch team of mental health professionals. Our goal is to educate and empower individuals to improve their own mental health and the mental health of those around them through practical, evidence-based information on a wide range of psychological topics.

On this blog, you can expect to find articles written and vetted by our team of outstanding professionals on common mental health conditions like anxiety and depression, as well as specialized topics like trauma, eating disorders, autism spectrum, chronic illness, and much more. We also share tips and strategies for improving mental health and we’ll provide resources for seeking additional support.

Southeast Psych Nashville is committed to sharing our expertise with the community in an accessible and engaging way. Thank you for joining us on this journey towards better mental health and well-being. We hope it’s a great year for you and we hope we can be part of helping you navigate it well.

If you have a suggestion for a topic you’d like to see discussed or a psychology-related question you’d like answered, please send us an email [email protected]. We’ll do our best to answer your questions or share information about topics that are important to you.

Understanding the Emotional Impact of Infertility on Women

Infertility isn’t just a physical condition. It carries a weight of emotional complexities that can deeply affect a woman’s mental health and well-being. While we often focus on the statistics, indicating that about 1 in 8couples (or 12% of married women) have trouble getting pregnant or sustaining a pregnancy, the […]

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Clinician Spotlight: Cameron Gordon, PhD

Dr. Cameron Gordon is that rare blend of your favorite professor and your best therapist. Often, professors, even the most engaging ones, don’t pursue clinical work, preferring instead to work on their teaching, research, and writing. Dr. Gordon loves both and has built his stellar career around being an extraordinary […]

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Three Essential Questions to Ask When Finding a Therapist for Your Child

When it comes to the emotional and mental well-being of your child, finding the right therapist can feel like a monumental task. The journey might feel overwhelming, but asking the right questions can significantly narrow down the choices and help you find a therapist who will meet your child’s needs. […]

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How to Know When it’s Time to See a Therapist

Life, with all its ups and downs, often challenges us deeply. While some problems are part of the human experience and tend to resolve with time, others may linger, affecting our quality of life. Discerning between the two can be tricky, but knowing the difference is crucial for our overall […]

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A Review of “The Happiness Hypothesis” by Jonathan Haidt

Jonathan Haidt is one of our favorite psychologists at Southeast Psych Nashville. His more recent books, “The Coddling of the American Mind” and “The Righteous Mind” are modern classics. It’s time to revisit one of his earlier works. In “The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom”, social psychologist […]

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The Double-Edged Sword: Psychology Information on Social Media

Social media platforms like TikTok and Instagram have become significant sources of information for many, including in the realm of psychology. These platforms offer an array of content, from mental health tips to psychological insights with a quick search. After awhile, you no longer even have to search, as the […]

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The Importance of a Comprehensive Psychoeducational Assessment in Diagnosing ADHD in Children

The term ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) has become almost commonplace. We often hear parents, teachers, and even children themselves use it casually to describe moments of inattention or hyperactivity. However, truly understanding and diagnosing ADHD is far more complex than observing a few scattered behaviors. This is where the significance of […]

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Understanding Depression: A Guide by Southeast Psych Nashville

Welcome to the Southeast Psych Nashville blog! Serving the cities of Nashville, Brentwood, Franklin, and the surrounding towns in Middle Tennessee, we are committed to offering evidence-based psychological services to our community. Today, we’re diving into a topic that affects millions of people worldwide: depression. Let’s examine what it is, […]

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What are the Unique Mental Health Challenges of Athletes?

Athletes face a unique set of mental health challenges, as they are often under a great deal of pressure to perform at a high level and maintain their physical health. In addition, the demands of training and competition can take a toll on their mental health and well-being. Some of […]

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What Unique Mental Health Challenges Do Music Artists Face?

As creative professionals, musicians and artists often face unique mental health challenges that can have a significant impact on their work and overall well-being. These challenges can stem from a variety of factors, including the demands of the industry, the pressure to succeed, and the inherent vulnerability of sharing one’s […]

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