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2014-09-09 23:13:32

With almost 30 years of experience in clinical psychology, Dr. Joanne Wendt is offering timely coping tips for parents and relationship partners who are in danger of crossing the line between support and control. San Diego, California (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 In her practice, clinical psychologist Dr. Joanne Wendt reveals that she is currently seeing more cases of families and significant others who are struggling with control issues. She says healthy relationship development is being...

2014-09-09 23:00:44

HealthForumOnline (HFO) adds a new online continuing education (CE) course, Factitious Disorders: Fantasies and Facts (Munchausen Syndrome and Munchausen by Proxy), to their library of over 95 online CE courses for mental health professionals and allied healthcare providers. This online CE course reviews Baron Von Munchhausen, the man and the myth, along with the psychological phenomenon of the Munchausen disorders, exploring the unique clinical and forensic issues related to working with...

2014-09-04 23:11:13

National mental health and suicide expert, Lucinda Bassett, highlights the shortcomings of the US healthcare system for those struggling with mental illness, and why she believes greater access to inpatient treatment is a key for long-term recovery and suicide prevention in the wake of Robin Williams' death. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Following the recent suicide of actor Robin Williams, national mental health expert...

2014-09-03 23:12:12

Results of Study Shows Breakthrough’s Online Psychotherapy is as Effective as Face-to-Face Therapy Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Breakthrough Behavioral, the nation’s leader in online mental health care with more than five million members, today released a white paper announcing positive outcomes for online video counseling services. The study was conducted over a 12-month period by Center for Clinical Informatics, and reveals that online therapy is not only as effective...

2014-09-02 23:00:54

San Diego Clinical Psychologist shares common questions to joining group therapy. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Today, Therapy Changes released a new guide titled, “Is Group Therapy Right for Me?” The guide outlines common questions an individual may have to joining group therapy or counseling, in addition to common types of groups an individual can attend. “People in group therapy improve not only from the interventions of the therapist, but also from observing others in...

2014-08-30 23:00:53

DailyGossip.org publishes a review on a new effective method for sufferers who are dealing with anxiety. The Panic Away program reveals a unique new remedy for panic attacks. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Daily Gossip magazine reveals in its "Panic Away" review a method that keeps anxiety and panic attacks under control with a simple and efficient method. The "Panic Away" program review describes this new method as an anxiety recovery program which promises...

2014-08-28 23:15:14

In response to the recent death of Robin Williams, grief expert, Edy Nathan MA, LCSW, discusses the trap of depression and how sufferers can potentially battle the disease. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 In the weeks after the untimely death of actor and comedian Robin Williams, world renowned grief expert made a statement on the overwhelming nature of untreated depression. Nathan points out that therapeutic assistance is necessary to help individuals realize that there is a...

2014-08-27 23:12:52

Were you mindful this summer or was your mind full? Worcester, MA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Begin the Fall season stress-free, stimulating the mind with enhanced awareness at Ivy Child’s yoga and mindfulness community programs. Classes will be offered in their new community programs location at the Central Rock Gym (299 Barber Ave, Worcester). Signature Fall offerings include:     MINDFULNESS MASALA FOR KIDS: Weekly mindfulness classes for kids led by Ivy Child...

2014-08-27 23:01:19

Florida Mental Health Counselors Association is the leading organization dedicated to the needs of mental health counseling professionals. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Millennium Treatment Group is proud to announce that they are now a sponsor for Florida Mental Health Counselors Association (FMHCA). The addiction treatment facility looks forward to the benefits the new sponsorship is sure to provide. FMHCA is an organization dedicated exclusively to meeting the professional...

2014-08-25 23:00:32

HealthForumOnline (HFO) announces recent updates to its online continuing education (CE) course, Response to Medical Illness: A Clinical Perspective on Trauma and Posttraumatic Growth - providing psychologisst, social workers, counselors and allied health professionals with theory- and evidence-based strategies to help patients cope with health-related trauma and promote psychological resilience to acute and/or chronic medical conditions. HFO offers over 95 online nationally-approved (APA,...


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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