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Campaign to Heal Childhood Trauma

A FREE, 5-city tour explores how ACEs impact development

PESI, Inc. • 11/6/2017 • No Comments

Don't miss this FREE, five-city, childhood trauma awareness bus tour, ending on Capitol Hill in Washington DC...

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CBT Tools for Resolving Anxiety in Children & Adolescents

Two FREE worksheets you can use today

Lisa Weed Phifer, DEd, NCSP • 11/3/2017 • No Comments

Worksheets can be engaging, interactive and useful tools for clinicians — especially when working with kids. Read more to get two FREE CBT tools for exploring anxiety with the kids in your practice.

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Sensory Processing and Challenging Behaviors: Below the Iceberg

Mona Delahooke, Ph.D. • 10/20/2017 • No Comments

When we practice personalized attunement, we are better able to manage the inevitable dynamic shifts in a child’s receptivity, mood states, and availability for learning. Let me show you how this strengthens relationships...

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My Journey as a Doctor Treating Pain

What science has taught me about pill-free approaches to pain management

Don Teater, M.D., MPH • 10/17/2017 • 1 Comment

What causes chronic pain when the area that hurts hasn't been physically impacted? We suspect that childhood trauma, adult trauma, prolonged exposure to opioids, and prolonged exposure to pain are just some of the triggers. We know that pills or surgery can't fix this — but behavioral therapy can...

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5 Strategies for Forging Healthy Relationships with Others (and Yourself)

How to Make Connections for a Truly Happy Life after 50

Andrea Brandt, Ph.D., MFT • 10/13/2017 • No Comments

By Andrea Brandt - In this third part of a three-part series adapted from the upcoming book Mindful Aging: Embracing Your Life after 50 to Find Fulfillment, Purpose, and Joy, author and clinician Andrea Brandt looks at how a more intentional relationship with ourselves can lead to more satisfying relationships with others.

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Tips for Living the Life You Want

Think Your Greatest Success is Out of Reach? Think Again

Andrea Brandt, Ph.D., MFT • 9/13/2017 • 1 Comment

By Andrea Brandt - In this second part of a three-part series adapted from the upcoming book Mindful Aging: Embracing Your Life after 50 to Find Fulfillment, Purpose, and Joy, author and clinician Andrea Brandt looks at how to increase awareness of what brings you joy.

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Treating Chronic Pain

Pill-Free Approaches to Move People From Hurt To Hope

Martha Teater, MA, LMFT, LCAS, LPC • 9/12/2017 • 3 Comments

There's a myth that opioid pain medications are the strongest painkillers we have. It's not true.

Let me show you the science, and what you should do to treat chronic pain.

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Creating a Mindset to Have the Best Years Yet

What Truly Happy People Have in Common

Andrea Brandt, Ph.D., MFT • 8/25/2017 • 1 Comment

By Andrea Brandt - In this first of a three-part series adapted from the upcoming book Mindful Aging: Embracing Your Life after 50 to Find Fulfillment, Purpose, and Joy, author and clinician Andrea Brandt looks at how to nurture realistic positivity past 50.

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Trauma-Informed Meditation

Jeff Tarrant, Ph.D., BCN • 8/23/2017 • No Comments

It’s important to understand that traumatic experiences can significantly affect our perceptions and our sense of self, and can sensitize us to sensations, thoughts, and emotions. Fortunately, there are helpful ways to ensure that meditation instruction is trauma-informed, with an emphasis on grounding and physical and emotional security.

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This study changes the way therapists treat couples and families…

Sue Johnson, Ed.D. • 8/22/2017 • No Comments

Research shows that secure attachment gives us a more articulated and positive sense of self. It also changes the way we perceive threats and makes us feel safer in the world. Let me show you what I mean...

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