In: cbt

Chronic Insomnia Treatments
June 14, 2015

A recent study confirms that cognitive behavioral therapy is effective for chronic insomnia and is often more effective than medications. “What…

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Insomnia Treatment Reduces Brain Stress
March 27, 2015

Insomnia treatment may have long-term beneficial effects on the health of your brain. Study in the Journal Biological Psychiatry published in…

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CBT for Insomnia Reduces Suicidal Thoughts
February 25, 2015

CBT for insomnia (CBTi) is clearly preferable to taking sleeping medications for most people. Studies show that cognitive behavioral therapy is associated with…

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PTSD Psychotherapy Affects Gene Activity
November 7, 2013

Mind-body dualism seems alive and well in the land of mental health. I am still surprised how often someone will…

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Therapy or Medications for Depression?
September 7, 2013

A new study published in the most prestigious psychiatric journal (JAMA Psychiatry – see reference below) strongly suggests that a brain…

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Proactivity
August 15, 2013

Proactive behavior refers to actions taken that are forward thinking, that anticipate future problems, and are aimed at avoiding those problems. They…

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Depression: “I Can’t Do This”
November 14, 2012

One of the things that we spend a lot of time thinking about is the “I can’t do that” process. How…

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Should or Could?
October 22, 2012

The idea for today’s post comes from a wonderful online resource for folks with moods –  MoodScope.com (they have an interesting…

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Practice
October 11, 2012

We have been blessed to work with many very, very intelligent people over the years. It always stimulates us to have…

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Therapy and Curling
September 20, 2012

Therapists are like the sweepers in the winter olympic sport of curling. Curling, for those who are not intrigued by the…

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Insomnia: Counting Sheep
September 19, 2012

Maybe Grandma was right. After all of the years of research and development trying to find medications to help with insomnia,…

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Self Confirming Beliefs
September 18, 2012

There are dangerous ideas that can shape an entire life. Ideas that suggest that “no one will ever really love me”…

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Endless Worry: Books to Help Manage It
June 25, 2012

Sometimes life circumstances, or our own mood, conspire to lead us into a state of endless worry. We never seem to…

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Anxiety
June 3, 2012

Anxiety often goes hand in hand with mood cycles. In fact, for some people anxiety is a bigger problem than depression….

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MoodSurfing ™ 101 : Depression – Video Included
June 1, 2012

Part of the preparation for this site has been a lot of thinking about “what works” to help people live better…

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