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So You Want to Break Up with Your Therapist

By |2018-10-01T13:37:17+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: Psychology Today|Tags: , |

When you no longer find therapy useful, or feel that your therapist isn't a good fit for you, what do you do? Most people don't make another appointment or they no-show. Sometimes this can make you feel uneasy, like you ghosted your therapist. You've told your therapist about your personal stuff, and then you've just kind [...]

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Talking Brains Episode 1: How to tell a real therapist from a fake

By |2018-09-20T19:19:44+00:00September 19th, 2018|Categories: Gaslighting, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: a conversation with Rebecca Amster, Esq., M.S. What tipped us off that the “therapist” on social media wasn’t a therapist at all? I’m joined by Miami attorney & Registered Marriage and Family Intern Rebecca Amster, Esq. MS to chat about how to tell a real therapist from a fake one or a not [...]

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CBT for Adult ADHD: An Interview with Mary Solanto PhD

By |2016-11-20T07:53:41+00:00October 11th, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Books|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Mary V. Solanto, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the ADHD Center in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Solanto has worked extensively with adults and children with ADHD. Her research and publications address the cognitive and behavioral functioning of individuals [...]

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Social anxiety disorder respond to therapy? Brain study says yes

By |2016-10-05T06:45:49+00:00March 21st, 2011|Categories: Brain, Depression/Anxiety, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , |

ScienceDaily (2011-02-14) -- When psychotherapy is helping someone get better, what does that change look like in the brain? This was the question a team of psychological scientists set out to investigate in patients suffering from social anxiety disorder. "The study recruited 25 adults with social anxiety disorder from a Hamilton, Ontario clinic. The patients participated [...]

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Children with ADHD handling a dog: Exciting or calming?

By |2016-10-05T06:46:12+00:00December 8th, 2009|Categories: ADHD, Animals, Dogs, Research, School|Tags: , , , , , , |

Summary of the study: There was a significant decrease in heart rate and a significant increase in blood pressure five minutes after a dog was held by children with ADHD. However, teacher ratings of mood and behavior were not significant. The authors concluded that pet therapy for children with ADHD may actually increase excitement rather than [...]

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Online therapy can be effective

By |2016-10-05T06:46:12+00:00August 31st, 2009|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , |

Note that this study did not directly compare online therapy to face-to-face sessions. Rather, it compared online therapy with physician treatment to a group which received physician treatment but no therapy. While there is considerable debate as to whether online therapy is at par with face-to-face sessions, this is at least a step towards finding out [...]

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