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Your personality is the way you usually think, feel, and respond in certain situations. Whether it’s stress at work, being made fun of, accomplishing a goal, or discussing the weather, we generally think, feel, and respond to these events in consistent ways. When these patterns cause problems in everyday life, especially when interacting with other […]

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Most people have taken a drug at some point in their lives. Maybe you are consuming a drug at this very moment, sipping on a warm cup of morning coffee to get your day started with some much needed caffeine. Maybe you had a few glasses of wine with dinner. Maybe your wife left you […]

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Howard Kassinove

Howard Kassinove

Tomas, a 34 year of carpenter, went to see his girl friend of six months at the end of a hard day. Noticing a strange car in the driveway, he peered into her window with some curiosity. He saw her having sexual relations with another man. Enraged, Tomas went home and returned with his shotgun. […]

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Sexual Dysfunctions concern difficulties in sexual response or desire. Recent advertising has made this topic more open for discussion. Many people are unwilling to speak about their sexual problems. These problems have become the basis of jokes. As a result, individuals with sexual difficulties may worry about being ridiculed. Many are embarrassed or question themselves. […]

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John is a computer programmer at a large hospital in the city. Usually, he is able to handle all his responsibilities and make his deadlines on time. A recent merger of his department with another department has left him with new bosses, a number of new projects and tasks, and additional employees that he must […]

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Sarah Hummel

Sarah Hummel

An overview of DBT explains the treatment’s overall goals, target clients and general philosophy. However when we pare down the interventions, the crux of DBT is helping people maintain emotional regulation. So, this begs the question: What exactly is emotional dysregulation? Why is it a problem? And what DBT skills in particular are helpful in […]

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Jenna Jarrold

Jenna Jarrold

Empathy is defined as the capability to recognize, understand and be considerate to the emotions, feelings, and experiences of other people. Empathy is found in people who are “emotionally intelligent” or in touch and aware of their own emotions, allowing them the ability to become in tune with others. Chances are you have probably experienced […]

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Sarah Hummel

Sarah Hummel

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, or DBT, is a therapeutic treatment developed by Dr. Marsha Linehan for suicidal individuals. Since its beginnings, research continues to point to how effective it is, for treating a multiple of behavioral issues- not just suicidal thoughts. It’s one of the most effective treatment protocols out there. If you browse the self-help […]

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Sarah Hummel

Sarah Hummel

Yesterday we talked about self-compassion as an alternative to self-esteem. Instead of working to feel better about yourself, focus on speaking gently to yourself. The nicer feelings will likely follow. So, today, let’s take it a step further. Even if you master the art of being kind to yourself, that doesn’t take care of the […]

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Jenna Jarrold

Jenna Jarrold

Anorexia is one of the most well-known and researched eating disorders. Yet there are still so many people that are misled about anorexia, making it a breeding ground for endless errors. In an effort to put an end to this misinformation and promote awareness, let’s debunk a few of these myths and misconceptions. Anorexia Only […]

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Sarah Hummel

Sarah Hummel

It’s common for me to hear how much a client “dislikes” himself or has an overall lower regard for himself than he does for others. It seems developing healthy self-esteem and self-respect requires balance. If a child is inundated with ways to assert his own self-regard, he’s also at risk of total self-absorption. It’s tricky. […]

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Jenna Jarrold

Jenna Jarrold

Discussing death is an uncomfortable subject for many people. Yet it is a topic that all of us think about at one point in our lives, as death is an unavoidable occurrence. While the inevitability of death is straightforward in a logical sense, it can produce an immense sense of fear for many individuals. Fear […]

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Sarah Hummel

Sarah Hummel

With the swipe of a finger, we can view anything we want to. Furthermore, when news media covers a violent or terroristic act, society watches it: over and over. Whether it’s a school shooting, bombing or tragic accident we have access to it and we see it. It’s almost first-hand. This kind of digital “rubbernecking,” […]

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Jenna Jarrold

Jenna Jarrold

In the past decade or so, social media websites have become one of the largest technological developments impacting the way individuals communicate and experience life. Teenagers are using these sites more than any other age bracket. In fact, a recent study indicated that at least 92% of American teenagers access a minimum of one social […]

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