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23. January 2015 05:55
by Autumn Robinson, MA, PhD Candidate
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Responding to a Life Crisis

23. January 2015 05:55 by Autumn Robinson, MA, PhD Candidate | Comments

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Unexpected life events are disruptive and can throw your whole life into chaos. People are creatures of habit and thrive in an environment where they feel safe and free from harm. But life just isn’t usually like this. Events that are out of our control are inevitable in everyone’s life, and are a major source of stress.
Unexpected life events are disruptive and can throw your whole life into chaos. People are creatures of habit and thrive in an environment where they feel safe and free from harm. But life just isn’t usually like this. Events that are out of our control are inevitable in everyone’s life, and are a major source of stress. [More]

22. January 2015 05:55
by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.
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Get the Sleep You Need for Better Memory & Better Mental Health

22. January 2015 05:55 by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C. | Comments

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Sleep shouldn’t be a luxury that we only grant ourselves on Saturday mornings. It’s a necessity if we want to have a healthy mind and body. Sleep gives us a chance to recharge, heal, and process our experiences. Lack of enough good quality sleep not only makes us grumpy, but it can also negatively impact our memory, our mood, and our overall health and well-being.
Sleep shouldn’t be a luxury that we only grant ourselves on Saturday mornings. It’s a necessity if we want to have a healthy mind and body. Sleep gives us a chance to recharge, heal, and process our experiences. Lack of enough good quality sleep not only makes us grumpy, but it can also negatively impact our memory, our mood, and our overall health and well-being. [More]

21. January 2015 05:55
by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle
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Mental Health and Aging

21. January 2015 05:55 by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle | Comments

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Not only are body functions affected by aging. Cognitive and emotional functions also fall prey to the aging process. The later years often bring on mental health problems for the first time in older people. According to Rollins (2008), Baby Boomers will largely ignore the past stigma associated with seeking help for emotional problems and will seek the therapy services they need to deal with the emotional aspects of aging. [More]

20. January 2015 05:55
by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.
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Eastern Approaches to Wellness: Morita and Naikan Therapies

20. January 2015 05:55 by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C. | Comments

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There are some eastern philosophies and treatments that aren’t as well known here in the west, but which may offer alternatives and help for those struggling with conditions like anxiety and depression. Two such approaches are Morita Therapy and Naikan Therapy, which both have their origins in Japan. With a little investigation, we can see that Japanese therapies like Morita and Naikan have different philosophies about why people suffer and develop symptoms of mental illness and how they can recover and feel better. [More]

19. January 2015 05:55
by Cindy Ariel,Phd
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Terror in France: The Impact of Gender

19. January 2015 05:55 by Cindy Ariel,Phd | Comments

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Everyone is a potential target of terror. People who have been touched by terror know this and this truth creates specific reactions, which are significantly affected by gender. Banding together en masse is a socio-emotional focused strategy that helps people to cope with the loneliness and fear inherent in the thoughts of being a potential victim.
Everyone is a potential target of terror. People who have been touched by terror know this and this truth creates specific reactions, which are significantly affected by gender. Banding together en masse is a socio-emotional focused strategy that helps people to cope with the loneliness and fear inherent in the thoughts of being a potential victim. [More]

16. January 2015 05:55
by Autumn Robinson, MA, PhD Candidate
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Disability Isn’t a Bad Word

16. January 2015 05:55 by Autumn Robinson, MA, PhD Candidate | Comments

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Dealing with disability is a challenge, both for the person affected as well as those close to them, and even to strangers who come across individuals with disabilities in the wider world. It’s easy to look at someone who’s body or mind functions differently than what we are accustomed to interacting with and feel sorry for them. But being different doesn’t necessarily mean that being disabled is wrong. [More]

15. January 2015 05:55
by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.
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Integrative Medicine and Behavioral Health

15. January 2015 05:55 by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C. | Comments

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Conventional medicine, including surgery and the use of synthetic drugs, has been around for only a relatively short period of time. Conventional medical interventions are often what we receive when we go to the doctor or the hospital, and there are certainly times when the advances in modern conventional medicine are something to appreciate. For instance, when we are seriously injured, we’re very relieved to arrive at a modern emergency room equipped with the latest technology. [More]

14. January 2015 05:55
by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle
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Teenage Depression and Suicide Potential

14. January 2015 05:55 by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle | Comments

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While the signs and symptoms of depression are the same for adolescents and adults, depression in teens often presents very differently from adults (ibid.). It is imperative, therefore, for parents, teachers, and professionals involved with adolescents to know the different ways teens show their depression.
While the signs and symptoms of depression are the same for adolescents and adults, depression in teens often presents very differently from adults (ibid.). It is imperative, therefore, for parents, teachers, and professionals involved with adolescents to know the different ways teens show their depression. [More]

13. January 2015 05:55
by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.
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Fighting the Good Fight: Conflict can be good for your relationship

13. January 2015 05:55 by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C. | Comments

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Brushing problems under the rug or stuffing hurt feelings to avoid a conflict will likely do more harm than good. Those issues and feelings never really go away, they just go underground. Giving our partner the “silent treatment” may result in silence, but also results in no communication. As much as we may dislike or fear conflict, being able to do it well is essential for a healthy relationship. [More]

11. January 2015 05:55
by Liz Dube,MA, MS, LMFT, CST
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New Year’s Resolution – More Sex in 2015

11. January 2015 05:55 by Liz Dube,MA, MS, LMFT, CST | Comments

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One of the most frequent sexual complaints for women is low sexual desire (Ellison, 2001). And one common mistake couples make when trying to fix this or other sexual problems on their own is jumping to solutions without taking time to understand the reasons for the low desire, then putting a band aid on something that needs stitches. This quite often just leaves a scar.
One of the most frequent sexual complaints for women is low sexual desire (Ellison, 2001). And one common mistake couples make when trying to fix this or other sexual problems on their own is jumping to solutions without taking time to understand the reasons for the low desire, then putting a band aid on something that needs stitches. This quite often just leaves a scar. [More]
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