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Talk Therapy – Not Medication – Best for Social Anxiety Disorder, Large Study Finds

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health While antidepressants are the most commonly used treatment for social anxiety disorder, new research suggests that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is more effective and, unlike medication, can...

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2014-09-29 23:11:38

Mental health professionals will review and refresh their knowledge of the best practices to guiding adolescents through crisis. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 TherapySites is hosting a complimentary webinar titled "Therapeutic Goals for Adolescents in Crisis.” The 60-minute webinar will be presented by special guest speaker Dr. Richard Balkin on Wednesday, October 1st, at 1pm Central Standard Time. “TherapySites understands that advancing education in the field of...

2014-09-29 23:01:02

Carmel T. Ross is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 NAPW honors Carmel T. Ross, Marriage and Family Therapist at Heaven Sent Consultation, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Ross is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in marriage and family counseling. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of professional women in the...

2014-09-25 23:12:09

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the California Counseling Association (CCA).. This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to CCA members, adding exclusive benefits...

2014-09-24 23:12:20

Hands-On Seminars announces “Kinesio Taping Advanced Whole Body” seminar with Andrea Wolkenberg to be held in Manhattan, NY, November 23rd 2014. Astoria, New York (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Pain, loss of range of motion, muscle strain and weakness are conditions encountered by physical therapists, chiropractors and other health professionals on a daily basis. In order to help medical professionals deliver the best possible care to their patients, Hands-On Seminars has scheduled a...

2014-09-24 08:29:04

Tampa, Schaumburg and San Francisco Bay Area campuses achieve reaccreditation from American Psychological Association ORANGE, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The College of Clinical Psychology at Argosy University is pleased to announce that the Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (PsyD) programs at its Schaumburg, Tampa and San Francisco Bay Area campuses were awarded continued grants of accreditation from the American Psychological Association (APA). APA...

2014-09-22 23:13:04

Mental health professionals will get up to speed on the best ways to improve and grow their practice in this educational webinar hosted by TherapySites. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 TherapySites (websites for therapists) is hosting a complimentary webinar titled "From Divorce Talk to Solution Talk: Solution Focused Brief Therapy with the Most Trying of Couples Sessions.” The 60-minute webinar, presented by special guest speaker Elliott Connie will be offered on...

2014-09-19 12:23:49

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adah Kennon recently retired after working for five years as a counselor at the college level and for thirty years as a licensed K-12 school psychologist. She is a performing arts professional who dedicates her time to helping those in the entertainment industry and has appeared in several local theatrical productions, as well as radio and television broadcasts. Her areas of expertise are in acting, voice-over acting, theater, radio, film,...

2014-09-18 23:14:29

Free parent resource offers tips and perspectives from teen and family experts including educators, doctors, therapists, wellness professionals, and more. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Los Gatos Teen Therapy announced today that as part of its ongoing efforts to encourage positive growth of teens in the community, the agency will provide a free resource for parents of teens in a special blog series called “31 Days to a Better Life With Your Teen.” Throughout the month of...

2014-09-18 23:12:10

Hands-On Seminars has Announced Pre-Registration for their Newly Developed Online Courses in Manual Therapy Techniques. Astoria, New York (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Cindy, facing the challenges of raising four children, found the rigors of everyday life causing headaches that never fully went away. “Pain had just become a way of life for me. I knew taking prescription or over-the-counter pain pills was not the answer, but I’d just about given up on getting any relief.” Just...

2014-09-16 23:09:29

Castlewood Treatment Center staff and clients share what makes treatment at Castlewood different ST. LOUIS, MO (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 In a new video released by Castlewood Treatment Center, staff members and clients offer a glimpse into the comprehensive and caring treatment for eating disorders available at Castlewood facilities. The video uses personal interviews to highlight aspects of the dynamic program Castlewood provides. From the personal admissions interview with clients and...


Latest Clinical psychology Reference Libraries

Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

Ornithophobia
2013-12-24 13:20:48

Ornithophobia is a type of specific phobia involving an irrational fear of birds. The origin of the word ornitho is Greek meaning bird and phobia is Greek meaning fear. The fear of birds is not uncommon and it comes from the menacing and darker image of some birds of prey. Some people might only fear predatory birds, such as vultures, while others can even be afraid of household pets like budgies. People who suffer from this phobia might fear that they will be attacked by a bird or might...

Achluophobia
2013-10-21 09:01:55

Achluophobia is a severe pathological fear of nighttime darkness. Other names for this fear include nyctophobia/myctophobia (from the Greek word for “night”), scotophobia (“darkness”), or lygophobia (“twilight”).  The fear of the dark is extremely common among children and is natural to some degree, but if it intensifies to the detriment of normal functioning it can be classified as pathological, and therefore a legitimate phobia. Some researchers, such as Sigmund Freud,...

Adjustment Disorder
2013-07-29 09:41:01

Adjustment Disorder is commonly known as situational disorder as well. It is often considered a significantly smaller situation than anxiety disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder with a usually less intense stressor than those of the more extreme disorders. Symptoms Because the disorders are similar, Adjustment Disorder and PTSD have similar symptoms like general loss of interest, a feeling of hopelessness, depression, and anxiety. Although they have similar symptoms, Adjustment...

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Word of the Day
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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'