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Kent Brooks

California
Aspiring Liscenced Independent Mental Health Professional with a variety of interests that include depression, anxiety, reactive attachment disorder, behaviorism, psychodynamic therapy, and football :)
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Critical Time Intervention (CTI) by Kent Brooks Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health   Critical Time Intervention (CTI) The prevention of homelessness among the mentally ill is a vital issue for public health.  “In the United States, men and ... Read on »
Us and Them by Kent Brooks Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Recently, during a conversation with a good friend, the words “both of us” crossed my lips.  I was immediately struck with the idea that “both of us” implied that, d ... Read on »
The Script (Part 1) Depression & Anxiety by Kent Brooks Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I believe every adult has a preconceived idea about what “should happen” as they progress though this thing called life.  At some point, and that point is likely dif ... Read on »
Would you like a forum? IRC? by Kent Brooks Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health One subscriber suggested we start a forum so that we can exchange information. Another suggestion was an IRC channel? I am also considering a Ventrillo server. ... Read on »
What do we have in common? We are all unique, maybe? by Kent Brooks Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health “No two individuals in the history of the human race have been born at the same instant, to the same parents, in to the same family and culture, with the sam ... Read on »
Time is your most valuable resource – it can not be bought, sold, or traded. It can only be... by Kent Brooks Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health   “He was seemingly born not only with a gift for language, but with a particularly nasty clock which makes him go crazy every three years or so.” ― Kur ... Read on »
Friends by Kent Brooks Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health   Today: Take the time to appreciate and thank the people who matter most. Read on »
Vygotsky’s Zone of Proximal Development by Kent Brooks Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health was able to look past other theorist’s approaches and see that don’t only learn after they develop, but that they start to learn as soon as they are born.   He al ... Read on »
What Effect Does Violence have on Kids? – Practical Application of Stanley Greenspan’s... by Kent Brooks Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I have chosen to apply the Theory of Emotional Development as seen by to .  I can see where this theory can explain how violent behavior gets embedded into a per ... Read on »
Comparing PTSD and Somatization Disorder by Kent Brooks Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Comparing PTSD and shows that there are some similarities in the symptoms but for the most part they are different.  Somatization Disorder has a lot more physical ... Read on »
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. by Kent Brooks Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. ~Hindu Prince Gautama Siddharta, the fou ... Read on »
Comorbidity of Personality Disorders and Substance Abuse Disorders by Kent Brooks Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health There are an estimated 44%-60% of people who have been diagnosed with who also qualify with symptoms pertaining to a minimum of one personality disorder.  Personal ... Read on »
The Effects of Exercise on Self-Esteem by Kent Brooks Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health How often do we hear, “Get a workout, it will make you feel better.”? Exercise is a very broad spectrum of activities; it can be walking, hiking, bicycling, ru ... Read on »
Looking for a Therapeutic Massage in Omaha Nebraska? by Kent Brooks Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health We encourage you to contact Chalee George – LMT (Licensed Massage Therapist) and investigate the benefits of a Therapeutic Massage.  You will fall in love with her ... Read on »
Quick Definition of Mental Health by Kent Brooks Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health In looking at mental health criteria I came across this definition.  From an article in the , titled says: Dianne Hales & define mental health as the capacity ... Read on »
Prozac : 50% Placebo Effect? by Kent Brooks Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health It goes by names – Fluoxetine, Rapiflux, Sarafem, Selfemra, Oxactin, Ranflutin – but it is best known as Prozac.  Prozac is a Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor ... Read on »
Trichotillomania by Kent Brooks Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health The diagnosis of Trichotillomania (TM) is synonymous with the act of recurrently pulling one’s own body hair resulting in noticeable thinning or baldness.  (America ... Read on »