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2014-03-21 23:21:21

In honor of National Stress Awareness Month, Hilton Head Health has announced ‘Stress Release Week’, April 13-20, 2014. The award-winning health and wellness resort will complement their Healthy Lifestyle Program with guided meditations, beach yoga classes, world-class guest presenters, small-group workshops, and so much more. Hilton Head Island, SC (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Hilton Head Health (H3), America’s #1 health and weight loss resort, today announced ‘Stress Release Week’,...

2014-03-20 08:30:06

Co-Author of "Friends and Family Bipolar Survival Guide" shares wisdom from 20 years of treating Bipolar, Borderline and substance abuse on March 28, 2014 WILLIAMSBURG, Va., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debra Meehl, DD. is a Certified Pastoral Counselor and Intensively trained Dialectical Behavior Therapist (DBT) and Skills Trainer. She is the founder and President of the Meehl Foundation, Co-Author of the "Friends and Family Bipolar Survival Guide" and documentary presenter of the...

2014-03-19 23:30:27

The manual, which includes step-by-step instructions on how to conduct an Emotional Restructuring session, is now available at its historically lowest price. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 The only professional book written on assessment, conceptualization, and treatment based on the cortical column brain-based model is Clinical Biopsychology in Theory and Practice by Dr. Robert A. Moss. (Reduced from $34.95 to $19.95) Dr. Moss has authored a number of professional articles on the...

2014-03-19 23:03:34

The presentation will be led by expert neuropsychologist and Executive Director of Research and Development, Dr. Samuel Gontkovsky, and Home Care Assistance Sacramento owner Kathy Herrfeldt at the Home Care Assistance of Sacramento office on Thursday, March 27th from 5:30-6:30 PM Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Home Care Assistance, the leading provider of in-home senior care, is proud to unveil the Cognitive Therapeutics Method™, an activity-based cognitive intervention program,...

2014-03-18 23:33:07

Shannon Polly, MAPP, to present "The Only Thing Constant is Change Management" on 3/20 to En*theos audience along with 18 other MAPP speakers. Polly is a trainer, speaker, former facilitator for the Master Resiliency Training (MRT) program for the U.S. Army and co-founder of PBDC. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Positive Business DC today announced that co-founder Shannon Polly, MAPP was selected to present at the International Day of Happiness free conference sponsored by...

2014-03-18 23:28:03

Kathy Kelty of Queens, NY, came in to Hands-On Physical Therapy of NY unable to move her legs. With the help of her therapists, she has regained mobility and is planning to walk again soon. Astoria, NY (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Kathy Kelty was diagnosed with MS in 1985, but she has not suffered much from her debilitation until recently. Ms. Kelty, a nurse by trade, was unable to walk or even move her legs just a few months ago, but all of that changed when she began her treatment at Hands-On...

2014-03-18 23:04:03

Understanding eating disorders is first step in prevention, treatment and Casa Palmera Treatment Center supports recent request for national study and additional statistics. Del Mar, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Congressional leaders are calling on the federal government to study how eating disorders affect both Americans as individuals and the American economy as a whole. Congressional members of the National Eating Disorders Awareness Caucus wrote a letter last month calling on the...

2014-03-13 23:22:54

The Registered Behavior Technician™ credential to be issued by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board creates training standards for those providing direct services to individuals with developmental disabilities and offers certification to therapists in the growing behavioral intervention field. Los Angeles (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Institute for Behavioral Training (IBT) today announced the launch of its 40-hour training component which will fulfill the training requirement for the...

2014-03-11 23:25:45

How It Works & the Benefit to Physical Therapists around the World Astoria, NY (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Hands-On Seminars, Inc. (HOS)’s unique breakthrough in continuing education for physical therapists has been a work of passion for the two decade old organization. Founders Dr. Dimitrios Kostopoulos and Dr. Konstantine Rizopoulos have been seeking an optimal means of educating practitioners that creates a standard level of instruction and practice without taking too much time away...

2014-03-10 23:28:45

This new partnership between TherapySites and the Colorado Counseling Association aims to provide mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Boulder, Co (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the Colorado Counseling Association (CCA). This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing...


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
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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