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  • New Study Examines Effectiveness of Seeking Safety for Women with PTSD

    January 13, 2012 . 6 Comments

    Seeking Safety is a brief therapeutic treatment that incorporates cognitive behavioral techniques in order to decrease substance misuse in people suffering ... Read More

  • Have Media Created a Generation of Narcissists?

    January 13, 2012 . 6 Comments

    Reality television depicts average people rising rapidly to instant fame. Other media outlets, including YouTube and Facebook, provide people with the ... Read More

  • Starting Over in January

    January 13, 2012 . 14 Comments

    But home is far away In the Dark, we can’t make out the sea. No stars point our ways to the shore Wind comes from all directions Cutting our bones. By ... Read More

  • A Story of Disordered Eating, Weight Loss and Bone Health

    January 13, 2012 . 6 Comments

    I had my first DXA scan a few weeks ago. My gynecologist felt that it was time I had one, as I’m officially post-menopausal. While I was curious about ... Read More

  • Does Rejection Sensitivity Promote or Prevent Sexism in the Workplace?

    January 12, 2012 . 10 Comments

    In competitive workplace environments, women often aspire to achieve status equal to their male counterparts. But a new study suggests that women who are ... Read More

  • Cannabis Use May Prolong PTSD Symptoms

    January 12, 2012 . 30 Comments

    Cannabis use issues (CUD) are on the rise among military veterans with posttraumatic stress (PTSD). “Indeed, rates of PTSD diagnoses among veterans increased ... Read More

  • Family Therapy May Help LGB Youth at Risk for Suicide

    January 12, 2012 . 7 Comments

    Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) teens are at increased risk for suicide due to peer victimization and minority discrimination. These actions can have serious ... Read More

  • Being Mindful of ‘Kindfull’ Play: Empathy-Building Play Therapy

    January 12, 2012 . 5 Comments

    It is not a surprise that we have heard much stirring in the last several years about the importance of empathy and its role in everything from attachment, ... Read More

  • Working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning People

    January 12, 2012 . 5 Comments

    As you would with any person in therapy, be sure to conduct a complete and comprehensive interview. Be sure to ask about what they thought life would be ... Read More

  • New Study Examines In-Session Immediacy

    January 11, 2012 . 4 Comments

    “Immediacy is the act of discussing in the here-and-now how the therapist is feeling about the patient, about himself/herself in relation to the patient, ... Read More

  • Does Race Affect Working Alliance?

    January 11, 2012 . 6 Comments

    Working Alliance (WA) describes the relationship between a client and therapist and the underlying bond formed during the therapeutic process.  The majority ... Read More

  • Emotional Eating? HALT the BS

    January 11, 2012 . 4 Comments

    We all, at one time or another, use food for soothing. Eating is a pleasurable experience. The problem lies in using food for comfort rather than dealing ... Read More

  • Light at the End: Managing Grief through the Holidays

    January 11, 2012 . 10 Comments

    The dawning of the New Year brings with it more than just a change in numbers; it brings a promise of longer and warmer days that contrast with the early ... Read More

  • Socioeconomic Status Linked to Physical and Psychological Health in Later Life

    January 11, 2012 . 3 Comments

    Socioeconomic status (SES) influences many facets of a person’s life. Researchers have theorized that low SES is associated with poor physical and mental ... Read More

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  • Help! My Husband Is Putting His Hobby Before Our Marriage

    July 3, 2015 . 6 Comments

    It sounds like you are feeling very alone in your marriage. Understandably, that is causing you great pain. ... Read more »

  • A Call for Help Adjusting from the Military to Civilian Life

    June 26, 2015 . 6 Comments

    Thanks for writing in, and thank you for your service. I can only imagine the difficulty of transitioning from being in the service overseas to civilian life. I’m curious as to why, if indeed you ... Read more »

  • Help! A Decade Later, I Just Found Out My Husband Has 2 Kids

    June 19, 2015 . 6 Comments

    What an incredible breach of trust. Not only did he lie to you about not having kids, which I'm sure made sense to him at the ... Read more »

  • Help! I'm Lost in My Mind, with No Sense of Life Purpose

    June 12, 2015 . 6 Comments

    I don’t suppose it’s much consolation, but you describe your situation very well—lost in your mind, indeed. You seem very much in ... Read more »

  • Our Relationship Has Hit a Wall; How Do I Get My Needs Met?

    June 5, 2015 . 6 Comments

    It sounds like you are in a very frustrating, even painful, place in your relationship right now. While all Read more »

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