Dr. Kevin Gilliland has been quoted in numerous articles regarding various topics in the mental health and addiction world.
Greatist - May 2018
Psychologist Kevin Gilliland, Psy.D., says that when you feel those negative thoughts coming on, giving yourself a gentle but forceful "Stop!" can be powerful. You can say it aloud or in your head, depending on the circumstances—but this can be a great way to nip those self-defeating thoughts in the bud. Recognize that in hindsight, you have gotten through this all before, and the worry didn't do any good. And the situation is rarely as bad as you build it up to be in your head.
NBC News - July 2017
“Anxiety is fueled by irrational, worst case scenario thoughts, and confined spaces are opportunities for anxious thoughts,” “Our anxious thoughts can be so powerful that they even activate our physical systems. That means our breathing becomes shallow, our chest gets tight, our palms get sweaty, we feel nauseated and maybe even lightheaded.” “Anxiety often leads us to breathe shallowly and rapidly.” “Slow, big breaths can help us relax the body, and the mind usually follows.”
World Bride Magazine - May 2018
The feature entitled, “Men’s Health,” discussed the removal of gender roles in the modern relationship. Dr. Gilliland stated, “The changing stereotypical male and female roles make it easier for men to be more involved in wedding planning. This is fantastic. But there are still broad social and cultural influences which affect the sexes."
Health.com - May 2018
It’s easy to romanticize what you once had if you’re facing challenges with your current partner, and by scrolling your ex's social pages, you might forget that every relationship endures normal ups and downs. “Relationships are nonstop problem solving,” Gilliland tells Health. “We tend to forget that and idealize other relationships, whether it’s our past ones or comparing ourselves to other couples online, and it’s one of the worst things we can do.”
Orbitz Travel Blog - May 2017
If you’re depressed, you spend a lot of time in your head. And even if you’re not clinically diagnosed, it’s normal for every person to go through ebbs and flows of satisfaction, depending on what’s happening at their job, in their relationship or their friendships. But instead of dwelling on everything that is wrong or could be wrong, psychologist Dr. Kevin Gilliland explains that traveling makes us get out of our head, our routine and our downward spiral. By providing a new perspective on how life could be in other parts of the world, the planet—and your problems—seem smaller.