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Behavioral Therapy

Want Weight Loss in 2014? Here Are 5 Key Requirements

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Wanting, even with all your heart, to lose weight does not make it happen, as anyone with a stubborn weight problem knows. Hopefully, it won't take you 20 years to learn what I learned. You can learn it from me!

Getting Job-Ready With Autism

Shelley Hendrix Reynolds | Posted 02.08.2014 | Parents
Shelley Hendrix Reynolds

Recently, a friend of mine asked me how old her child should be before she starts working on job readiness. My answer? Now. Right now.

How Dieting Makes People Obese

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 10.13.2012 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Diets and dieting are not the solution to your stubborn weight problem. They are among the main causes. Learning how to eat well habitually, in a way that is more enjoyable than what you do now, is the solution -- and it is not just a matter of "willing" it.

What To Expect At A CBT Session

Judith S. Beck, Ph.D. | Posted 03.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.

I believe it's important for patients to know what to expect in a typical cognitive behavior therapy session, not only so they can assess the treatment they're receiving, but also so they're prepared for therapy and understand and agree with how treatment typically proceeds.

Techniques To Increase Motivation And Willpower

Judith S. Beck, Ph.D. | Posted 03.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.

This blog will be the first in a series designed to teach you specific cognitive (thinking) and behavioral skills that will help you increase your motivation and willpower whenever it begins to lag.

Doctors Lower ADHD Diagnosis Age For Children

Posted 12.18.2011 | Parents

Pediatricians are making news, and raising eyebrows, by lowering the official age that they can diagnose a child with ADHD from six to four. The ne...

Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Myths and Realities

Judith S. Beck, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.

For clients to improve, they need to understand themselves well. The answers are related to what they are thinking at the moment. Gaining this insight is essential but insufficient.

The How and Why of Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Judith S. Beck, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.

Not all psychotherapy is the same. Research over the past 30 years has shown that Cognitive Behavior Therapy is effective for a whole range of psychiatric disorders.

Sex, Drugs & ADD/ADHD

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael B. Laskoff

Call it what you like - ADD, ADHD, AD/HD, Attention Deficit Disorder (with or without hyperactivity) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This...