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Sometimes: Therapists (cbt or other) may find that a patient may be better fit for an other kind of psychotherapy than the one they are specialized in. Just keep in mind that you may go and see the "best therapist in the world" (whatever his/her technique is), but if you don't feel understood, it is be better for you to find somebody else. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Disciplines: A psychiatrist is first an md who learns about all of medicine and can diagnose medical conditions vs psychiatric and prescribe medicines. Psychologists study the mind and behavior and have expertise in research models and psychologic treatments. Social workers do similar but usally from a system perspective of the person in society and family. All can do therapy and may ofter helpful ideas. ...Read more
Do practices based in positive psychology (gratitude, mindfulness, compassion, etc.) really help to boost my mental well-being?
Absolutely: There are more studies than you know that describe what happens to the body when the mind and brain do the right things. Early studies on meditation (TM movement) brought the benefits of meditation to the public eye in the 70"s and the research has quadrupled every year. We are what we think. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need local dr caring helpful listens understands accepts caresource. Very athletic can't run anymore inpain pt and accupunture was no help canton ohio?
Suggestions for uninsured 32yo woman to work through health phobias at home? Books, audio, internet sites? Out of work, no money to see counselor :-(
Resources: Books on cognitive-behavioral therapy by aaron beck or david burns, specifically to treat phobias and anxiety disorders. You need grounding in the cognitive model to understand your thinking, feeling and avoidant behavior better. Browse for titles on amazon then go to the library or bookstore for reading. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Licensed to : Usually someone who has been licensed by their state in that profession to practice in their field which in this case entails the musculoskeletal one in terms of rehabilitation after an injury or surgery or guidance in proper exercise and technique for specific conditions or general musculoskeletal health usually guided by a physician. ...Read more
Can counselling psychologists get post doctoral psychopharmacology training in states that allow it, or just clinical psychologists?
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Experience: Fibromyalgia is a complex, poorly understood chronic disorder for which there is no specific cure. It often affects mood and self image, which is where an experience psychologist may be helpful. Learning to "make the best of" life when one has a chronic disorder sometimes can truly be a major step forward. ...Read more
Yes, It works: . . . If you attend the sessions and practice the skills. It's support-oriented, letting you acknowledge & build on skills. It's collaborative -- attending to relationships between clients & therapists, allowing issues to be worked out. It's cognitive-based, helping to identify thinking patterns that lead to suffering. It includes both individual & group sessions - best way to learn & practice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am an adult struggling to find happiness and meaningful career. I have non-verbal learning disability and i want to find a psychologist or career counselor. Where should I look? I'm in nyc.
Dr. Lee & The LDANYC: U might find it helpful 2 read about atlanta resident, christopher lee. After learning ways 2 bypass his own learning disabilities in his adult years, he earned a pH.D. In psychology! his website: http://bit.Ly/1612xjm >> consider contacting the learning disabilities association of nyc. The organization helps connect adults & older teens 2 resources available in the city. Url: http://ldanyc.Org. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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