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The 1 Question to Ask When Marketing Your Private You can read countless blogs on how to market your private practice. With all the information it seems easier to follow an xyz formula in our marketing. Marketers make a living selling their formulas for launching businesses and marketing them. Wouldn’t it be nice if it were simply - Make a...
Why We Can Get Along a Whole Lot Better Are you feeling beaten down by communication patterns you’re unable to control? Would you like to know why you’re having personality clashes? Minimize communication clashes or avoidance? Experience growth and a deeper level of understanding? Get along far better as a couple? Implement changes that last over the long haul?...
It’s Not That I Have Too Much Time On My Hands I’ve heard it many times … “You’ve got to much time on your hands!” Often I hear it at the end of some project that was absolutely not necessary, was totally too time consuming, and was impossible for me not to engage in. That’s right. I could no more stop...
When Your Child Is 302′d: Know What To Expect Involuntary commitment. What comes to mind when you hear this word? Chaos and confusion? Fear and pandemonium? Loss and grief? For many parents, having to commit your child to a hospital against their will is something that doesn’t fit into the schema of adults. The thought, the action is unfathomable....
Seniors run for the suburbs in their golden years By 2040, there will be more than three times the number of Americans aged 80+ than there were in 2000. Condo towers crowding city skylines seem to reflect builders’ hopes that the grey set will head to urban centres for increased services and better transit options. But new research from Concordia University suggests that the [...]The post Seniors run for the suburbs in their golden years appeared first on PsyPost.
Institutional rearing may increase ADHD risk by altering cortical development Over the past decades, we have seen numerous tragic examples where the failure of institutions to meet the needs of infants for social contact and stimulation has led to the failure of these infants to thrive. Infancy and childhood are critical life periods that shape the development of the cortex. A generation of research suggests [...]The post Institutional rearing may increase ADHD risk by altering cortical development appeared first on PsyPost.
Does Intelligence Predict Happiness? Researchers in positive psychology have long overlooked intelligence as an important topic of study. A new study sheds light on how smarts impacts happiness.
Can faith in science have similar psychological benefits to faith in religion? Research has shown that religious beliefs offer their adherents a variety of psychological benefits: from coping with stress to increasing self-control to promoting pro-social behaviors. But religious belief is on the decline in the Western world. What’s an atheist to do? Nonbelievers could be in luck. Belief in the power of science might help nonreligious [...]The post Can faith in science have similar psychological benefits to faith in religion? appeared first on PsyPost.
Don't Step On A Crack Ever wonder why some folks (you?) are compelled to act in odd ways?
How to Connect with Strangers by Using Your Personal Story In this post you will learn how to connect with total strangers using your own personal connection story.
Don’t Get Stressed Out Trying to Chill Out! Yoga and meditation will never help you de-stress until you understand this first. Are you tired and fed up of being told that you need to de-stress your life? Are you confused over what you “should” do (versus what you “want” to do) because there are so many methods and...
Free Training: How to Set Fees in Private Practice Therapists in Private Practice The truth is many therapists in private practice aren’t making a lot of money. Some common explanations for this fact that I hear repeatedly are: Our culture doesn’t value therapy I can’t get on “fill in the blank” insurance company’s panel Insurance companies have reduced reimbursements...
Parkinson’s disease: How toxic proteins stress nerve cells Parkinson’s Disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder. In Germany alone, almost half a million people are affected. The focus of the disease is the progressive degeneration of dopamine-producing nerve cells in a certain region of the midbrain, the substantia nigra. Misfolded proteins are the cause. Until recently, it was unclear why damage is [...]The post Parkinson’s disease: How toxic proteins stress nerve cells appeared first on PsyPost.
Country of origin: Are negative stereotypes always bad for business? Consumers worldwide associate France with fashion and luxury and are willing to pay a lot for French luxury products such as perfume and wine. But what about products made in countries with less favorable reputations? A new study in the Journal of Consumer Research shows that consumers won’t judge a country’s products by its reputation [...]The post Country of origin: Are negative stereotypes always bad for business? appeared first on PsyPost.
Parents’ perception of teens’ experiences are related to mental health Adolescents whose parents better understand their daily experiences have better psychological adjustment, suggests a study in the October issue of Psychosomatic Medicine: Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine, the official journal of the American Psychosomatic Society. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. Having parents who understand how their [...]The post Parents’ perception of teens’ experiences are related to mental health appeared first on PsyPost.
Feeling guilty or ashamed? Think about your emotions before you shop Suppose you grabbed a few cookies before heading out to the grocery store and start to feel guilty or ashamed about breaking your diet. According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, feeling guilty might find you comparing calories in different cartons of ice cream. Feeling ashamed might keep you from buying [...]The post Feeling guilty or ashamed? Think about your emotions before you shop appeared first on PsyPost.
Rare genetic disease protects against bipolar disorder A team of scientists led by researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (UMMSM) have identified what is likely a key genetic pathway underlying bipolar (manic depressive) disorder, a breakthrough that could lead to better drugs for treating bipolar affective disorder, as well as [...]The post Rare genetic disease protects against bipolar disorder appeared first on PsyPost.
New approaches needed for people with serious mental illnesses in criminal justice system Responding to the large number of people with serious mental illnesses in the criminal justice system will require more than mental health services, according to a new report. In many ways, the criminal justice system is the largest provider of mental health services in the country. Estimates vary, but previous research has found that about [...]The post New approaches needed for people with serious mental illnesses in criminal justice system appeared first on PsyPost.
Testing parents’ patience, while treating kids’ problem behavior Humans have a focus on the short term. We are more interested in a potential benefit if we can get it now. The ability to delay gratification has been studied in children with the “marshmallow experiment”: a child can have one treat now, or two if he or she can wait a few minutes without gobbling [...]The post Testing parents’ patience, while treating kids’ problem behavior appeared first on PsyPost.
Orphanage care linked to thinner brain tissue in regions related to ADHD Under the rule of dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, thousands of Romanian children were placed in overcrowded orphanages with bleak conditions and minimal human contact. Even after the 1989 revolution, the legacy of institutionalization continued. Only recently has research and public concern over early childhood environments caused changes in policies. University of Washington research on children who [...]The post Orphanage care linked to thinner brain tissue in regions related to ADHD appeared first on PsyPost.