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2014-03-31 23:31:48

Eating Disorder Treatment Center Adds New Family & Group Sessions St Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 With only 1 in 10 people with an eating disorder seeking treatment, Castlewood Treatment Center is pleased to announce the addition of new, flexible outpatient services at its Fenton, Missouri location. Castlewood will now offer an eating disorder support group for families, a client support group and individual and family therapy sessions beginning later this month. The groups are...

2014-03-29 23:02:00

On April 11th at 1pm EST, PeopleKeys will present a live one-hour webinar that applies DISC theories of human behavior to home and family life. Boardman, Ohio (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Though “behavioral analysis” sounds like a process that belongs in a laboratory, it’s actually a technique that major companies have been using in the field for decades. Behavioral analysis is a method of understanding and predicting human behavior, and is used in the corporate world for everything from...

2014-03-28 23:21:58

PresenceLearning's April 16th, 2014 “Changing Minds” Webinar for Education Leaders Discusses How Online Counseling Fills Service Gaps San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Urban and rural school districts nationwide struggle to find the qualified staff and resources they need to provide the psychological, counseling and social work services they are required to provide to students who need them under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). With the rise in...

2014-03-27 23:32:41

“Happiness at Work” takes a close look at the effect workplace dynamics have on well-being, happiness, productivity, creativity, and revenue. During the webinar, Davis will disclose how to turn happiness into a key performance metric that produces bottom line results while increasing happiness in the workplace. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Positive Business DC today announced that Jocelyn S. Davis will lead a webinar on how to develop happier workplaces, of interest to...

2014-03-27 23:30:30

Innovations In Recovery keynote speakers David Sheff, Mackenzie Phillips, Dr. Francine Shapiro, Noah Levine and others provide dynamic perspectives on addiction, treatment and recovery Nashville, TN (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Foundations Recovery Network, an innovative behavioral health treatment provider, is pleased to announce a dynamic list of keynote speakers to be featured at the Innovations In Recovery Conference being held in San Diego, CA, March 31 - April 3, 2014 at the Hotel Del...

2014-03-27 23:29:29

Ivy Child International, a non-profit in Worcester, MA is pleased to announce the first New England’s Mindful Kids Yogathon on April 5 - a first of its kind event that focuses on teaching children how to cope with challenging situations through yoga, mindfulness, meditation, and multicultural education workshops. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The debut Mindful Kids Yogathon will be held at the Boys & Girls Club of Worcester from 9am-5pm at their beautiful facility on 65...

2014-03-27 23:29:10

Online counseling site, Mind Maids, aims to make counseling support available to those who have difficulty with traditional therapy methods. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Mind Maids is pleased to announce the launch of their new online counseling website http://www.mindmaids.com. Mind Maids is an online counseling website geared to those who are unable or uninterested in attending traditional therapy. Mind Maids makes great effort to ensure privacy, professionalism, and continuity...

2014-03-27 23:03:18

Connecting Therapists And Other Practitioners with Those Seeking Expert Help New York, NY (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Psychology Tomorrow Magazine is proud to announce the launch of Alternative Therapists Directory, a new initiative to match alternative therapists with its thousands of readers who seek expert help. The service is completely free of charge for clients and aims to widen the user’s perspective on their current approach to healing. http://www.AlternativeTherapistsDirectory.com...

2014-03-27 20:21:49

First and Only Clinical Psy.D. Program Offered in the City of New Orleans NEW ORLEANS, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Applications are now being accepted for admission into The Chicago School of Professional Psychology's (TCSPP) new Doctor of Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) Program at Xavier University of Louisiana. Applications for the program's fall 2014 semester can be submitted through the TCSPP website. The opening of applications for the five-year program--the only...

2014-03-26 23:00:29

Infinity Rehab – a leading provider of post-acute contract therapy – has announced it will hold its first Mountain Symposium in Denver, CO on Saturday, May 17, 2014. The event, held at the Red Lion –Denver Southeast, is a chance for practicing therapists to earn continuing education credits and network. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Infinity Rehab’s annual Northwest Symposium – held yearly in Portland, OR – is the largest continuing education event in the region for...


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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