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Archives for April, 2013

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Normal Behavior or Mental Illness?

Several new diagnoses will appear in the soon to-be-released Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders – Fifth Edition (DSM-V).  In fact, quite a bit of controversy surrounds the inclusion of several of these new “disorders” in what is considered to be the mental health world’s diagnostic “bible,” as many question their validity and appropriateness for inclusion.

Among the new DSM-V disorders is Excoriation (Skin Picking) Disorder, classified within the Obsessive Compulsive and...
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General

Redefining Success: Today, It’s Personal.

Today, it’s personal.  This isn’t about evidence-based therapy or psychological disorders - not this time. This will, however, come full circle to quality “Therapy That Works” though, so hang in there. Trust me on this one.

If you read the news, you have likely read about Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer, and her recently published book, “Lean In,” a declaration that women need to become more assertive in the workplace and assume more leadership...
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