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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy


Diversity and representation in counseling: Improving access to mental health care with a diverse clinical team

When searching for a health care provider, we consider education, years of experience, customer reviews… and perhaps whether or not that person is like us. For certain individuals, this last consideration can be an important one: Specifically for those in marginalized communities searching for a provider who truly understands what…

Anxious parents and resilient kids: A guide for stopping the cycle of parental anxiety

The mental health of parents can influence their children environmentally as well as genetically.  When kids are feeling anxious, it may be time to look at what fearful, overcautious parents are teaching children about themselves.  Anxiety is a natural part of life, but anxious parents can model healthy coping strategies…

Use this easy to remember CBT mind routine to stop unwanted thoughts

At the core of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is the inquisitive statement: “Are my thoughts useful?” This statement relates back to the idea that many people suffer from experiencing negative thoughts—not from the thoughts themselves.  Ancient core traditions such as Advaita Vedanta, Yoga, and Stoicism all allude to the importance…

Internet Addiction: Definition, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and More

Binge-watching Netflix; getting sucked into a YouTube channel about cats or cars; scrolling through Instagram and Facebook; shopping online; engaging in a heated discussion on Reddit; playing Minecraft, World of Warcraft, Fortnite; reading the news; taking personality quizzes; gambling; googling your symptoms; swiping left and right on dating apps. What…

Video gaming promotes frontal lobe cortex development in children—but what happens when it becomes an addiction?

Since the 1970s, video games have captivated imaginative minds across the world. While they were once viewed as a new fad for younger generations to enjoy, the scientific community has begun to accept the numerous cognitive benefits that playing video games can provide to both children and adults. Today, video…

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