We’re happy to have Dr. Margaret Rutherford as our Mental Health Columnist. Dr. Margaret specializes in the treatment of anxiety and depression in adults. She’s available to answer your confidential questions in future columns – email her at
Dr. Rutherford is a clinical psychologist who has been practicing in Fayetteville, Arkansas for over 20 years. She began blogging in 2012, coining the term “NestAche” for her empty nest created after her only son left for college. She launched her new website, DrMargaretRutherford.com in April of 2014. There she writes on topics varying from midlife to depression to relationships! She has been featured as well on BlogHer, NWAMotherlode, Arkansas Women Bloggers, and is a featured contributor to Boomeon.com. Follow her on Twitter at @doctor_margaret.