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An initial research study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison demonstrates that Sudarshan Kriya Yoga, a method of controlled breathing, relieves the distressing hyper-arousal of the autonomic nervous system experienced by PTSD sufferers. The...
Oct 2, 2014
Beyond the amazing fitness benefits of yoga practice, are yoga’s contribution to human balance, healing, and integration. Yoga, at its root, is not for perfecting our form or realizing fitness ideals. Starting a yoga practice is the beginning of a...
Sep 23, 2014

Types of Therapy

Ecopsychology is concerned with the relationship between people and the natural environment. Although we tend to think of our psyche as something separate from nature, an ecopsychologist views this perceived split between mind and nature as the...
Jun 4, 2013
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Humanistic therapy revolves around an individual’s capacity to make rational choices and reach his or her maximum potential. It champions the concepts of compassion and respect for others. The development of humanistic therapy was highly influenced...
May 14, 2013
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Therapist Corner

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There's been A LOT of research on depression, to say the least, over the last 20 years. Much of it has focused on the benefits of therapy and medication. While both have been found to be effective as...
May 30, 2012
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This is a great question. A good way to start is to look at the therapists available in your area or online that and to scroll through their bios. Try to identify what therapeutic traits matter most...
May 15, 2012

Common Problems

Children require an emotional connection (attachment) to early caregivers to develop the skill of forming caring relationships. If a child does not develop an attachment to their caregiver(s) by the age of three years, it may be too late for their...
Apr 20, 2012
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What Are Cognitive Distortions? If you look at something through a thick block of glass, the thing may be recognizable but the image will be distorted. You will not see it clearly. There are ways of thinking about things that work just like thick...
Feb 13, 2012
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