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2014-09-16 23:09:29

Castlewood Treatment Center staff and clients share what makes treatment at Castlewood different ST. LOUIS, MO (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 In a new video released by Castlewood Treatment Center, staff members and clients offer a glimpse into the comprehensive and caring treatment for eating disorders available at Castlewood facilities. The video uses personal interviews to highlight aspects of the dynamic program Castlewood provides. From the personal admissions interview with clients and...

2014-09-15 23:05:42

FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers seeks to help physical therapists address complex business issues at national seminars in Las Vegas and Orlando in October Orlando, FL (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers announced today its plan to build upon its rapid success in expanding its number of locations across the U.S., helping physical therapists nationwide address complex business issues in their evolving industry through the company’s innovative business model....

2014-09-11 23:12:11

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA). This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to PCA members, adding exclusive benefits...

2014-09-10 23:14:00

As Boulder Community Health faces an upcoming hospital move, they did the unthinkable and took on a health challenge by hiring Diane Sieg, Mindfulness Speaker, Coach and Creator of Your Mindful Year. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 In the midst of a stressful move approaching, and the day-to-day chaos their healthcare employees face, Boulder Community Health voluntarily takes on yet another obstacle. However, this obstacle is not the usual type. Instead the goal is to turn...

2014-09-10 23:01:40

Modern scientists explore entanglement, superposition, coherence, tunneling and teleportation and author Cynthia Sue Larson explains applications of these quantum science findings to the studies of biology, neurology, psychology and the practices of mindfulness and spirituality. Today, Cynthia Sue Larson, author of the book Quantum Jumping and her chapter “Welcome to the Quantum Age” in the newly released book YOUR SOARING PHOENIX, discusses these progressive theories on Dr. Carol...

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...


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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