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Archives for September, 2015

General

Do You Have To Tell Your Therapist In Person That You’re Leaving?

Dedicated, skilled, and caring therapists will, together with you, discuss the right time to end therapy. Usually they'll discuss it with you in the first few sessions so you can be prepared for about how long therapy might take. They'll share with you possible treatment time-frames, and together you'll decide how to proceed.

Your therapist and you will schedule regular progress check-ins, every few sessions or even once per session, and assess how effective the therapy is for...
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anxiety

The Deeper Meaning Of Blame Vs. Punishment In The Brain

C. R. writes: A recent study from Vanderbilt University seems to show that blame and punishment are decided by two different parts of the brain:
Juries in criminal cases typically decide if someone is guilty, then a judge determines a suitable level of punishment. New research confirms that these two separate assessments of guilt and punishment -- though related -- are calculated in different parts of the brain. In fact, researchers have found that they...
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Goals and Objectives

7 Emotional Insights Borrowed From The Jewish New Year

The observance of Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year begins next Sunday night. Although it is a Jewish holiday, we are also celebrating the anniversary of the Creation of the first human being, Adam.

We believe that Rosh Hashana has universal relevance and messages for all humankind.

Beginnings are important, essential even. How we spend the New Year influences our entire year. Here are just a few important emotional insights from Rosh Hashana.
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