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ADHD/ADD

Evidence-based treatment for ADHD

ADHD affects many children. ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, can have a detrimental affect on a child’s performance in many areas including with his grades, his behavior in the classroom, relationships with others, self-regulation, daily life skills, and much more. Within the scientific...
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General

How Narcissists Use Money to Abuse

“Money is a mechanism for control,” David Korten, a former Harvard Business School professor states. And narcissists know this all too well. Even a little bit of money gives a narcissist a sense of power and domination over others. It starts off small with...
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Exhaustion

What Causes Exhaustion?

For many clients, the physical manifestation of exhaustion is a symptom of deeper psychological issues. They may report feeling tired, overwhelmed, anxious, or even depressed. On the surface, they may have too many activities, feel responsible for others, reject setting boundaries, strive to look perfect,...
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Business Advice for Therapists

8 Ways to Protect Your License & Practice

Editor’s note: Dr. Ofer Zur runs a great online institute — named, appropriately enough, The Zur Institute — that offers 175 online courses for mental health professionals. This great article appeared in one of his recent newsletters. If you’re not subscribed to his newsletter,...
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General

Why Some People Doubt Everything

Do you have a client who doubts nearly everything they did? The issue could be resolved yet they still question past decisions or actions. Their doubtfulness even extends into future choices parellizing them long before an act is required. How can they be free from...
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General

Why Some People Don’t Trust Others

Have you ever wondered why some people can’t trust?  Maybe they are a client, a spouse, or a friend. Despite positive efforts of encouragement, they still struggle with being able to trust. It seems they automatically distrust everyone including safe people. There are some...
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Business

What? A Lawyer Wants Therapy Records?

Many a psychologist has been confronted by the ever-present confusion that seems to take place when patient files are requested as part of a legal proceeding. This confusion frequently leads to a variety of questions that revolve around issues of whether these requests mandate...
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