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3 fold preference for talk-therapy by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 06 Sep 2013 6:59am I swear I don’t go looking for this stuff. This post from the British Psychological Society just popped up in my feed reader: A line was crossed in 2005 as anti-depressant medication became the most widely prescribed class of drug in the USA. … “It is unclear why the shift toward pharmacologic and away from psychological treatm ... Read on »
Antidepressant Use Rising As Psychotherapy Rates Fall by Medline Plus Posted Tue 07 Dec 2010 7:59am Study author says using both often the best treatment for depression, many not getting optimal care Tuesday, December 7, 2010 MONDAY, Dec. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Even as fewer Americans have sought psychotherapy for their depression, antidepressant prescription rates have continued to climb in recent yea ... 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 »
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 »
Evidence-Based Practice and Psychotherapy by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted Mon 28 Sep 2009 10:12pm An e-mail recently sent to members of OpenMinds.com raised three questions about the implementation of evidence based practice (EBP) in the field of psychotherapy. As a clinical psychologist and health IT inventor, I've been focused on this issue for the past 25 years. In the mid to late 90's, there was heated debate about psychotherapy out ... Read on »
ONLINE PSYCHOTHERAPY & COUNSELING: Convenient, Effective and Affordable by Peter Strong Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 10 Feb 2010 2:09pm Mindfulness-based Online Therapyhas gained tremendous popularity over the past few years. It provides the tools you need to manage depression, anxiety and emotional stress in the comfort of your own home and it is much more affordable. And, of course mindfulness is becoming the preferred awareness tool for creating the right inner environment i ... Read on »
Mindfulness: Psychotherapy for the Soul by fay23 Posted Sat 08 Nov 2008 9:17pm Mindful Therapy: Psychotherapy for the Soulby Sherry Gaba, LCSW A middle-aged woman is feeling overwhelmed, anxious, depressed, hopeless and depleted of all of her energy.   She explains to her doctor that she has been having these feelings of self-doubt and is desperate to turn back the clock to a time in her twenties and thirties when she knew sh ... Read on »
Guest post. Here’s an article wr... by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted Mon 29 Sep 2008 10:46pm Guest post. Here’s an article written by Paul G. Mattiuzzi, Ph.D. on the question of whether therapy works. Dr. Mattiuzzi was kind enough to allow me to quote the article in full. His website, the psychological resource information system, can be found here. Does Therapy Work? Yes. Countless studies have shown that psychotherapeutic ... Read on »
Exhibit A in why we won't be able control health care costs by Dr. Robert O. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Jun 2009 4:26pm If you're looking for tangible evidence of 1. how some people feel unbelievably entitled 2. just how distorted people's views of what health insurance is for 3. how distorted our legal system is Then look no farther then one Tess Sosa, one of the blessed to have ever survived a forced water landing by a commercial airliner. She a ... Read on »
ACT family-based skills study at Duke by Laura Patient Expert Posted Fri 19 Feb 2010 8:25am Duke Eating Disorders Program --Treatment Study for Adolescents. This is a collaborative study between Duke University Medical Center and Towson University. The aim of the study is to develop and test a family-based intervention that combines established eating disorder treatment components with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). The fam ... Read on »