In: Change

Strength, Rock Climbing and Recovery – Gina
September 7, 2017

Strength, Rock Climbing and Recovery I recently had a conversation with a client who started rock climbing. As a rock climber…

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Successful Job Hunting
July 14, 2017

A young man in the tech industry who worked with me for nearly a decade got me started thinking about the…

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Impatience Warning
July 8, 2017

Sometimes I wish that my depressed patients had more impatience. Eagerness for change when you have been depressed for a long…

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Tools for Change
Tools for Change
June 11, 2017

In my previous post I outlined the idea of “stages of change,” here I want to focus on some of the…

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Ready for Change
Ready for Change?
June 11, 2017

Getting Ready for Change The process of getting ready for change has been the focus of the research of James Prochaska…

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Travel Preparation for Bipolar
June 4, 2017

Travel and mood are very much related. Often a trip is associated with a significant change in mood. This can be…

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Coping with Political Uncertainty
November 15, 2016

Many of the people that I work with on a regular basis have been experiencing symptoms of depression and anxiety related…

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Travel and Mood
February 15, 2015

Travel and mood are very much related. Often a trip is associated with a significant change in mood. This can be…

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Positive Change or Mania?
December 14, 2014

Charlie is concerned that by being too positive he will trigger mania. He has been hospitalized once a year and the pattern…

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Breathing Practices for Stress Relief
September 21, 2014

Breathing Techniques One of the oldest “self help” movements is based on breathing, helping us to use our breath, and how…

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The Power of Daily Rituals: A Morning Walk
September 4, 2014

What is the power of a morning walk? Even such a simple daily ritual can have profound effects on mood. After…

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Working with a Psychiatrist Effectively
September 2, 2014

If you are a psychiatrist, sometimes you have an opportunity to experience a response to treatment that seems like a miracle. But…

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Getting Things Done: Four Quadrants and Setting Priorities
August 8, 2014

First Things First The process of getting well, or of gaining or regaining a greater sense of confidence and control over…

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Self-Esteem: A Key Aspect of Mental Health
July 20, 2014

Much has been written about the topic of “self-esteem.” Sometimes the idea almost seems like one of those “buzz” words that…

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Mindfulness and Impermanency: The Practice of Acknowledging the Temporary – Arnrow
July 9, 2014

After reading this article by TV producer-turned-mindful meditation enthusiast, Mark Koberg, I have been reflecting on how my awareness of permanency,…

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Be Mindful of Keeping Your Mind Full of Good – Arnrow
June 30, 2014

Experience-dependent neuroplasticity refers to the brain’s ability to learn, adapt, and evolve to not only our experiences, but also, and perhaps…

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Wholeness: Overcoming the War Within – Arnrow
June 26, 2014

I feel like there is a war within us– an internal battle between the different parts of us, tugging and pulling…

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Summer Vacation: Taking a Break from Therapy
June 17, 2014

Maybe because it’s summer, and everybody’s thinking about vacations, or maybe it’s just a coincidence, but we’ve been spending a lot…

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Internet Therapies Generate Interest
April 1, 2014

There is increasing interest in “apps” that can support mental health (one of our most enthusiastic readers recently posted a query…

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Reinvigorate Your New Year’s Resolutions: Connect Change with Your Values
January 9, 2014

The celebration of a new year is frequently accompanied by hopes, wishes, and goals for the coming year, which take shape…

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