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Every anorexics’ disorder looks slightly different, as does the process of recovery. Every individual differs in willingness to acknowledge the disorder, readiness to change, and motivation to change behaviors. Stages of Change In the pre-contemplation stage, the individual is: not ready to change; they do not see the problem, or are unwilling to acknowledge it […]

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Are you unhappy in your marriage? Does your partner easily annoy or anger you? Maybe you feel as if your spouse doesn’t want to be with you any longer. Do you bicker and fight over the same issues, day after day, without any sense of reconciliation? Are you leading separate lives, yet living in the […]

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Anorexia Nervosa is very common, so there is a good chance that you or someone you know may be struggling with this disorder. Anorexia must not only be treated medically, but also through nutritional guidance, therapeutic intervention, and often times psychotropic medication. Exploring treatment for a loved one can be an especially daunting and scary […]

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If you can identify with one or more of the issues mentioned above, it may be a good idea to seek the help of a professional. Once you have committed to this path, you will need to find a therapist that will meet the needs of you and your partner. It is okay if your […]

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Anorexia nervosa manifests through severe malnourishment, or in more clinical terms, the refusal to maintain appropriate energy (calorie) intake to support a healthy body weight, based on the individual’s age, sex, and height. Those diagnosed with anorexia are not only typically severely underweight, but also suffer from an extreme fear of gaining weight, and a […]

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Marriage counseling is intended to provide guidance, education, and a safe place to air differences. However, it is not a long-term solution to the issues in your relationship. You do not need to be the expert, and you do not need to know what is wrong—a LMFT is equipped to lead you toward discovery and […]

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Many may find it strange to learn that the underlying cause of anorexia is typically not about the food or the number on the scale. Although each person’s eating disorder is individualized and manifests differently, there are some contributing factors that may increase the likelihood of developing anorexia. Negative Body Image Most who struggle with […]

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Psychologists play a critical role in the identification and placement of students with disabilities in special education programs throughout the nation. Although the professional title of psychologist relates specifically to a doctoral level licensed professional, during the past several years many states have approved a teaching certification for master’s level school psychologists. In the public […]

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A pervasive problem that has been receiving a great deal of attention involves the increase in school violence. One type of school violence is referred to as bullying, which is defined as student on student harassment. Bullying includes one student’s physical and/or verbal abuse of another. One dynamic of bullying is that peers often watch […]

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Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) includes a range of developmental disabilities that vary in three critical areas: social, language, and cognitive abilities. The children at the “higher end” of the autism spectrum continuum may have average intelligence and strong skills in grammar, vocabulary and speech. In contrast to these skills, they also present with an inability […]

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It is particularly poignant for me to provide a retrospective on special education because when I was a child, there were no special education programs in public schools. Public Law 94-142 which is now the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was passed in 1975 by the Federal government. In the ‘50’s there were no […]

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The media form of therapy known as talk therapy has changed significantly during the past fifty years. For most of us, we think of a man with a beard smoking a pipe and saying “Ah ha” a lot and, unfortunately, not much else. We would be sitting on a couch talking about our childhood and, […]

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Matthew is a six-year-old boy who never sits still during class. He seems to get out of his seat every five minutes and squirms and fidgets when he is sitting down. He seems to always be bouncing off the walls. He has difficulty concentrating on his work and is easily distracted. Matthew also constantly calls […]

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Alice is twenty-six year-old woman who works as a secretary at a doctor’s office. She is single and still lives with her parents. She is unhappy with her job but thinks that she is stuck there and can’t find another one. Alice also thinks that no one in her office likes her and that she […]

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Feelings of sadness and unhappiness after a recent event are common reactions for us all. The death of a loved one, a sudden break-up with a significant other, not being hired for a new job, or falling short of achieving a goal are all possible experiences that can cause us to become upset. Likewise, feeling […]

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