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2014-07-24 23:12:51

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the Michigan Counseling Association (MCA). This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to MCA members, adding exclusive benefits and...

2014-07-23 23:31:33

The Family Therapy Training Institute of Miami (FTTIM) is discounting new certifications in Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT®). For a limited time up to 2 therapists can present to the BSFT Certification Panel at no charge upon completing their training. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 To help offset the typical summer slump in funding streams, the Family Therapy Training Institute of Miami is reducing the cost of new contracts to train clinicians in the award-winning model...

2014-07-23 23:12:04

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the National Alliance of Professional Psychology Providers (NAPPP). This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to NAPPP members, adding...

2014-07-23 12:31:44

DocNow for iPad allows Speech, Occupational, and Physical Therapists to Document and Manage Caseloads on the Move MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SEAS Education, the nation's leading education plan management company, today announced the availability of Metova's DocNow to all SEAS customers. DocNow for iPad enables therapists to manage caseloads on-the-go by easily documenting individual or group therapy sessions. DocNow is also now compatible with SEAS DSCtop, allowing...

2014-07-22 16:27:00

LONDON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- P-Therapy [http://www.p-therapy.com ] is an innovative, holistic website offering therapy, coaching and health services to the public. The focus is online sessions, but the site also offers face to face and phone options to suit everyone. With over 100 years of combined experience between 10 practitioners, P-Therapy can help you - whether it's relationship issues, chronic physical pain or too many bad days at work. P-Therapy...

2014-07-21 23:05:02

Joseph F. Cvitkovic, Ph.D., of Jefferson Hospital, was selected by the American Psychological Association to testify on legislation that would give behavioral health facilities access to Medicare and Medicaid incentive payments. PITTSBURGH, Pa. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 An Allegheny Health Network psychologist is one of three behavioral health specialists invited by the American Psychological Association (APA) to participate as panelists in a Senate staff briefing sponsored by the Behavioral...

2014-07-17 16:26:48

Funded by Mental Health Services Act through the California Department of Mental Health LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several students from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology's (TCSPP) Clinical Forensic Psychology and Clinical Psychology Doctoral (Psy.D.) Programs are among 37 psychology students in California who have received an internship stipend through the California Psychology Internship Council (CAPIC). The Chicago School is the leading...

2014-07-16 16:23:55

20,000 people have taken free online memory checkup since May launch TORONTO, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - A free online brain health assessment for Canadians worried about their memory reached a milestone today. Cogniciti Inc. reports that 20,000 people have taken the memory checkup after seeing news stories announcing the launch of the free test. While not a diagnostic tool, the 20-minute assessment (available at www.cogniciti.com) is like a temperature check for the mind that will help a person...

2014-07-15 10:01:47

Elsevier The inability to ignore irrelevant stimuli underlies the impaired working memory and cognition often experienced by individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia, reports a new study in the current issue of Biological Psychiatry. Our brains are usually good at focusing on the information that we are trying to learn and filtering out the "noise" or thoughts that aren't relevant. However, memory impairment in schizophrenia may be related in part to a problem with this filtering...

2014-07-14 23:08:40

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of North Carolina (LPCANC). This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to LPCANC...


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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