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PsychoTherapy Networker & IITAP: From Isolation to Connections by Chuck Medical Doctor Posted Tue 16 Sep 2008 4:56am Two Meetings, both with similar themes and with many innovative new directions: International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionalsin Scottsdale - hosted by recovery luminary and international  addiction expert Pat Carnes PhD, and  his remarkable team, and - Psychotherapy Networker >3000 attendees at the Shoreham in DC - host ... Read on »
Is phone psychotherapy more effective? by GoToSee Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 24 Sep 2008 12:23pm Telephone psychotherapy sessions are becoming more commonplace and new research suggests it may be more effective that face-to-face appointments. The study showed that patients are less likely to drop out of their psychotherapy treatment when talking to their psychotherapist over the phone than those who attend a session in person. According ... Read on »
Diabetes management may be helped by psychotherapy by GoToSee Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 1:55pm People who are diagnosed with having type 1 diabetes and struggling to control it could find help in managing their condition by implementing psychotherapy techniques, according to the latest research from British researchers. Psychotherapy methods such as cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and motivational enhancement therapy could aid psycho ... Read on »
Does Long-Term Psychotherapy Work? by Dr. Hal S. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Sun 23 Nov 2008 8:20pm In the age of managed care, long-term psychotherapy has become a dinosaur.  Managed-care prefers short-term treatment.  Now there is research that shows the effectiveness of long-term psychotherapy. The APApractice.org  had this very informative article entitled “Research Finds Psychoanalysis Effective for Patients with Complex Mental Disorder ... Read on »
Psychotherapy has as at its root ... by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Thu 21 May 2009 11:22pm Psychotherapy has as at its roots a basic premise that one' s personality, behaviors, and character traits are malleable, rather than fixed. Certainly, treatment of eating disorders champions the notion that behavior can be changed, that new habits and patterns can be formed. Turns out, we are on the right track. Recent research indicates th ... Read on »
Psychotherapy With Dr. K. by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 10:31pm I don't know, it just made me giggle when it it said Dr. K., Psychotherapist on the door to her office. Of course that's what she is, but it tickeled me nonetheless. :) The session went fine. The doctor immediately dove into my family history. She was probing for substance abuse, of which there is plenty between my Dad and my first husband. ... Read on »
Psychotherapy reduces hospital admission for bipolar sufferers by GoToSee Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 12 Dec 2008 1:20pm Bipolar disorder patients who receive group psychotherapy may be able to reduce their risk of hospital admissions for mood related episodes, according to the latest research from the US. Psychotherapy is an alternative medicine, complementary therapy and natural health method that can help with a variety of mental health problems. Psychothe ... Read on »
Effects of Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology on Hippocampal Volume in Patients with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder by annhertel Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 07 Nov 2009 10:01pm (Double click on any word for a definition from Answers.com) Authored by Ann Hertel Numerous magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies measuring the mass of limbic structures in patients with chronic non-remitting post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have consistently reported smaller hippocampal (HPC) volumes (Davis, ... Read on »
What's In The News - Breast feeding, Sleep, Mental Health and Psychotherapy by just 4 families Patient Expert Posted Wed 13 Jan 2010 5:22am As parents it can be hard to know where to look when it comes to information. Sometimes it's information overload, at other times we miss out on important information because of that overload. Here are some of the important issues to parents along with some not so important but never-the-less interesting items. We know that breast feeding i ... Read on »
How to Engage in Meaningful, Successful Psychotherapy by Dr. Silva Medical Doctor Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 11:38pm More people than ever before are seeking professional counseling services. Thankfully, the stigma of seeing a mental health professional is waning and people are becoming better educated regarding the various options available to them. Needless to say, psychotherapy can be extremely helpful and--assuming there are no major contraindications (se ... Read on »