Treating Mood and Behavior Disorders Without Medication

What happens in the body affects the brain, moods, and behavior. This presentation will clearly link the connection between inflammation in the body, nutrient depletion, and turned on genetics to inflammation of the brain, manifested as depression, anxiety, ADD, ADHD, and bipolar disorder. Read More… Speaker : Cindy Dupuie

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Service Provider Self-Care

As a mental health, social services and/or healthcare provider, we all are equipped with resiliency skills to bounce back after different difficulties that may arise both in our personal and professional lives. In this interactive training, participants will share & learn specific skills pertaining to “Self-Care”, will learn to manage

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Attachment in Psychotherapy: Basic Overview and Application

Attachment theory (Bowlby, 1980) provides a conceptual framework used in understanding the impact of early parent-child experiences on relational and psychological functioning across the lifespan (e.g., Hazan & Shaver, 1987). In this training, Dr. Borelli will provide background regarding attachment theory and research, and then will move towards describing strategies

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Parenting Teenagers

This presentation will describe recommended approaches for professionals who support the parents of teenagers. The presentation will review the following points regarding parenting teens: • Why teens can be challenging for parents: a developmental perspective • The adolescent brain • How to support parents in transitioning into their child’s adolescence

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“Rethinking The “War on Obesity” : The Intersection of Weight Stigma and Eating Disorder”

The so-called “War on Obesity” rages on while health reformers lament the rising numbers in the “obesity crisis.” Diets continuously fail, while studies show that weight loss is often followed by weight gain. Food rules and punitive exercise are the typical prescription, ultimately ushering in eating disordered thinking and behavior,

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Motivational Interviewing: Understand the Cognitive Requirements

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a specific form of psychotherapy intervention that facilitates the client’s intrinsic motivation to change behavior. As a therapeutic technique, it provides a goal-oriented, client-centered counseling style for eliciting behavior change by helping clients to explore and resolve the ambivalence that impedes decision-making. Read More… Speaker : Anthony

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Applying the Neurobiology of Motivational Interviewing: A Guide for Psychotherapists

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a specific form of psychotherapy intervention that facilitates the client’s intrinsic motivation to change behavior. As a therapeutic technique, it provides a goal-oriented, client-centered counseling style for eliciting behavior change by helping clients to explore and resolve the ambivalence that impedes decision-making. Read More… Speaker : Anthony

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