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2013-10-29 23:20:38

Featuring neuroscience, in-class mindfulness instruction, training for educators by Mindful Schools, and interviews about why mindfulness belongs in education, "Healthy Habits of Mind" is a powerful resource for anyone making the case to use mindfulness in schools or at youth service providers. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 A new online documentary film called “Healthy Habits of Mind” shows how secular mindfulness meditation practices can transform the educational...

2013-10-29 08:33:31

NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As desirable as therapy is, when the choice is between a high out of pocket fee or having your counseling history documented in a government database, therapy may seem problematic for both the clinician and the patient. Clinicians do not aim to steer patients into situations that put them at risk and participating in a national database for mental health records, by definition is risk. As medical and mental health professionals suddenly...

2013-10-25 10:24:14

Teacher well-being, efficacy, burnout-related stress, time-related stress and mindfulness significantly improve when teachers participate in the CARE (Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Education) for Teachers program, according to Penn State researchers. CARE is a mindfulness-based professional development program designed to reduce stress and improve teachers' performance and classroom learning environments, developed by the Garrison Institute, a New York-based non-profit...

2013-10-24 23:33:31

Leading provider of online continuing education for physical therapists, HomeCEUConnection.com, adds to schedule of live, interactive webinars to help Florida physical therapists meet state requirements. Plano, TX (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 With a continuing education deadline of November 30th rapidly approaching, thousands of physical therapists in Florida still find themselves in need of live courses to meet their biannual license renewal criteria. HomeCEUConnection.com has responded to...

2013-10-24 23:27:34

Solid Landings Behavioral Health is offering a complimentary workshop & lecture on the challenges that therapists face when helping individuals who work in the entertainment industry. The lecture is scheduled for Thursday, November 7 in Los Angeles, Ca. Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 A unique lecture and workshop on the challenges of working as a therapist in the entertainment industry will be hosted by Solid Landings Behavioral Health on Thursday, November 7, at Maggiano’s...

2013-10-24 23:25:13

Rehab Management Solutions, a physical therapist owned-and-operated company that helps physical and occupational therapists open and grow their own practices, is excited show their support for the physical therapy industry and attend the Private Practice Section of the American Physical Therapy Association’s (PPS) annual conference on November 6-9, 2013 in New Orleans, LA. In addition to showing therapists how to “put a new spin” on their practice at booth 413, Principal & COO...

2013-10-22 23:29:55

Paula Dnistran Varblow is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Paula Dnistran Varblow, RN, MN, CS is a Nurse Psychotherapist and Clinical Specialist. Ms. Varblow has attained the highest level of membership to the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) as a VIP Woman of the Year and has been recognized for outstanding leadership and commitment within her...

2013-10-22 23:22:14

Psych Central Partners with Theravive to Offer New Therapist Directory That Helps Consumers Find Good Therapy More Easily. Newburyport, MA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Today Psych Central® (http://www.PsychCentral.com) announced a new partnership with Theravive (http://www.theravive.com), the provider of the leading, world-class therapist directory. Theravive will provide its database of quality therapists and mental health care providers to Psych Central users. "I hear from our...

2013-10-22 08:28:10

Happiness is Happening: $11.17 Billion Being Spent Annually on Self-Improvement DALLAS, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The facts show that now more than ever, the concept of achieving personal happiness is at an all-time high. People are looking to family, relationships, careers and personal achievement, desperately seeking happiness, but finding more questions than answers. The new Live Happy magazine and website launching today, will be the first lifestyle magazine completely dedicated to...

2013-10-17 17:15:38

A new study has discovered profound abnormalities in brain activity in a group of retired American football players. Although the former players in the study were not diagnosed with any neurological condition, brain imaging tests revealed unusual activity that correlated with how many times they had left the field with a head injury during their careers. Previous research has found that former American football players experience higher rates of neurodegenerative diseases such as...


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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