Category Archives: Treatment

Lowering the Bar

Most of my patients have a problem with doing things.  When they feel good and energetic, they know what they want to do, they plan it, and they do it.  But much of the time they either don’t know what … Continue reading

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Ecopsychology

Some years ago I attended a UPA sponsored workshop in St. George on Ecopsychology, which I had never heard of before.  The workshop was a lot of fun (my husband came too) and I gathered the following ideas for incorporating consideration … Continue reading

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Types of Mental Health Workers

Because so many people are confused about it. Psychologist: has a PhD, EdD or PsyD (doctoral level); may specialize in terms of patient age or condition and theoretical approach; uniquely does psychological evaluations including intellectual, achievement, personality, and projective testing; … Continue reading

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Practicing Psychotherapy: Patient Aftercare

So here is a survey that I think I’ll start mailing people after they finish therapy.  I’m not trying to make it psychometrically solid or anything, I’m just trying to get feedback for improvement.  If it’s too long or asking … Continue reading

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Help for Compulsive Hoarding

Hoarding has traditionally been considered a subset of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.  It shows some clear differences from typical OCD, however, and will likely warrant its own diagnostic category in the upcoming DSM-5. One of the most difficult aspects of compulsive … Continue reading

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