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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Prolonged Grief Disorder: Research Brief
Coping after the death of a loved one is a universal, but unique and personal journey often filled with pain and despair. Most usually have the natural capacity to adjust to their new lives in the absence of loved ones. However, some experience more difficulty or prolonged grieving than others.... Read More.
CBT for IBS & Gut Microbiome Improvement: Research Brief
This study shows CBT tools such as muscle relaxation, worry control, flexible problem solving, patient education, self-monitoring, and relapse prevention help decrease IBS symptoms, such as abdominal pain, and bowel symptoms, not only by influencing the patient's mental status, but also contributing to healthy gut bacteria.... Read More.
Comparing In-Person to Videoconference-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Research Brief
This study shows that both in-person and videoconference therapies are equally successful in significantly reducing symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress and increasing quality of life.... Read More.
How to Handle Longer Sessions for Provider Pay Patients
Since Insurance Providers view effectiveness differently than most of us who practice TEAM-CBT, it is important to make sure you are billing the right code. In addition, the patient must be educated on what is covered by the insurance provider in the Super Bill. ... Read More.
What happens when the worlds of AI and therapy collide?
As someone who has researched and helped to build AI systems, and is now a psychotherapist, this experience has increased the urgency I have in understanding what happens if — or really, when — the world of AI and the world of therapy come together in increasingly intertwined and sophisticated ways.... Read More.
How CBT Can Help Treat Your Anxiety
It’s quite normal to feel anxious at times. You may feel anxious about a job interview or a school assignment. In certain circumstances, anxiety can be beneficial. Anxiety can help you recognize situations that may be potentially dangerous or frightening, activating your fight or flight response.... Read More.
How to Stop Putting Things Off: A Series of Steps
Procrastination is the act of delaying something. It’s getting easier than ever to keep putting things off. More people have joined these ranks in the last few years as the pandemic shifted work; working from home is now ordinary instead of exceptional. Work-from-homers might still report to a boss, but the structures, routines, and rewards of working in an office have changed drastically.... Read More.
Maximizing Efficacy of CBT Therapy for Anxiety: Research Brief
Panic Attacks occur in over 11% of adults in the United States. Interoceptive Exposure is an integral part of treatment for Panic Disorder. Unfortunately, many practitioners hesitate to use Interoceptive Exposure due to their own fears of harming or overwhelming the patient (Deacon, et. al, 2013). Practitioners often deliver smaller doses of the treatment or avoid it all together. ... Read More.
Treating Anxiety With & Without Medication: Research Brief
The most common treatment for social anxiety is cognitive therapy (CT) , medication or a combination of both. However, little research has been done on what treatment method is most effective, medication, CT alone, or a combination of the two. This research study evaluates just that. ....Read More.
10 Tips to Improve Your Relationship With Your Children | Parenting During COVID-19
With the increase in uncertainty, changes in routines, and other impacts to our family life due to COVID-19, everyday living can be a struggle for families. Here are 10 things you can do to help your relationship with your children thrive, not just survive in these challenging times: ....Read More.
Practice. Practice. Practice. & It's Impact on Effective Therapy: Research Brief
Therapists vary significantly in performance and skill. Some therapists consistently have better results for their patients than others. For consumers of psychotherapy, assessing or predicting who is an effective therapist is a challenging task. ....Read More.
Why Expressing Emotions is More Important Than You Think: Research Brief
Suppressing and expressing emotions is something we all do regularly. Emotion expression and suppression are usually thought of as two sides of the same coin. This study shows they are separate constructs, occurring independently with beneficial and detrimental impacts on personal well-being and interpersonal relationships. ....Read More.