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2014-07-29 23:14:27

Kathleen F. White is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 NAPW honors Kathleen F. White as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. White is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in healthcare. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of...

2014-07-29 23:11:03

PeopleKeys is launching a new online course called Certified Behavioral Consultant Trainer. The class will teach students how to train and certify others in applied DISC. Boardman, Ohio (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 PeopleKeys today announced that they are launching a new online course designed to teach students how to train and certify others in applied DISC behavioral analysis. The course, called Certified Behavioral Consultant Trainer, will be taught by PeopleKeys Master Coach Dan Mucci along...

2014-07-29 08:28:27

LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- WebWise Therapy Services, the premier online provider for quality, school-based, special education, therapy services and assistive technology support, released a new e-Book today, "The Triumphant Child--Helping Your Special Needs Child: A 7 Step Strategy." The free downloadable book offers parents with the perspective needed to help them face their challenges in a whole new light. Photo -...

2014-07-28 23:09:22

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the Illinois Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (IAMFT). This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to IAMFT members, adding...

2014-07-24 23:12:51

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the Michigan Counseling Association (MCA). This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to MCA members, adding exclusive benefits and...

2014-07-23 23:31:33

The Family Therapy Training Institute of Miami (FTTIM) is discounting new certifications in Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT®). For a limited time up to 2 therapists can present to the BSFT Certification Panel at no charge upon completing their training. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 To help offset the typical summer slump in funding streams, the Family Therapy Training Institute of Miami is reducing the cost of new contracts to train clinicians in the award-winning model...

2014-07-23 23:12:04

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the National Alliance of Professional Psychology Providers (NAPPP). This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to NAPPP members, adding...

2014-07-23 12:31:44

DocNow for iPad allows Speech, Occupational, and Physical Therapists to Document and Manage Caseloads on the Move MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SEAS Education, the nation's leading education plan management company, today announced the availability of Metova's DocNow to all SEAS customers. DocNow for iPad enables therapists to manage caseloads on-the-go by easily documenting individual or group therapy sessions. DocNow is also now compatible with SEAS DSCtop, allowing...

2014-07-22 16:27:00

LONDON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- P-Therapy [http://www.p-therapy.com ] is an innovative, holistic website offering therapy, coaching and health services to the public. The focus is online sessions, but the site also offers face to face and phone options to suit everyone. With over 100 years of combined experience between 10 practitioners, P-Therapy can help you - whether it's relationship issues, chronic physical pain or too many bad days at work. P-Therapy...

2014-07-21 23:05:02

Joseph F. Cvitkovic, Ph.D., of Jefferson Hospital, was selected by the American Psychological Association to testify on legislation that would give behavioral health facilities access to Medicare and Medicaid incentive payments. PITTSBURGH, Pa. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 An Allegheny Health Network psychologist is one of three behavioral health specialists invited by the American Psychological Association (APA) to participate as panelists in a Senate staff briefing sponsored by the Behavioral...


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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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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