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Why isn’t talk therapy helping?

“Psychologists usually try to help people use insight and understanding to manage their behavior. However, neuroscience research shows that very few psychological problems are the result of defects in understanding; most originate in pressures from deeper regions in the brain that drive our perception and attention. When the alarm bell of the emotional brain keeps signaling that you are in …

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Are you in “Survival Mode”?

  “I’m ALWAYS tired” was a common statement Janine heard herself say throughout the day.  Not only did she feel exhausted at the end of the day, but she woke up feeling unrested.   Strangely, however, she felt both tired and “wired” once bedtime came.   As she moved through her day, she felt she was only checking the necessary boxes.  …

ART Featured in Social Work Today

Behavioral Health Brief: Animal-Assisted Therapy and ART — A Picture-Perfect Combo By Prairie Conlon Social Work Today Vol. 21 No. 3 P. 10 My client walks gingerly into the stable. “Hi Daisy,” he calls softly to the dark brown mare standing by a fence post. He reaches his hands out tentatively. I study his body language as the large animal …

Soberman’s Estate Innovates Accelerated Resolution Therapy

For Jerry Ehmann, LPC, LISAC, NCC, the role of trauma was never more apparent in the roots of addiction and mental health disorders than when, years ago, he worked as a clinician at the Youth Development Institute in Phoenix. The 84-bed residential locked campus provides intensive and specialized treatment for youths referred by the Arizona juvenile court system and other state agencies. …