Articles by John M. Grohol

Dr. John Grohol is the founder and CEO of Psych Central, the Internet's largest mental health resource and support community. He is also a founding board member & treasurer of the Society for Participatory Medicine, and sits on the editorial board of Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking.

The New Behavior Online

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

It’s happening now. More than twenty fascinating thinkers and doers have accepted our invitation to blog here. The group includes many names you know. And with an eye to the future, we have included some gifted new voices whose names you may not know. Not yet, that is. Check back here to see their new […]


Welcome to the New Behavior Online

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Welcome to the New Behavior Online. We’ve switched over to a blog format, to better allow people to comment on posts, and to encourage an engaging and thoughtful conversation. So come join us today! Why Did You Switch? We found the forum software to be ill-suited for the types of content and conversation we want […]


The State of Mental Health Online 1998

Sunday, April 12th, 1998

Mental health professionals may be surprised to discover how much is happening online today in the behavioral healthcare field. Working closely with dozens of online professionals and leading online discussions with hundreds of others, I believe I have a pretty good idea of what’s going on and what is in store for us professionals in […]