In this fully revised and updated second edition, you'll learn how to use MBSR to alleviate stress, anxiety, panic, depression, chronic pain, and a wide range of medical conditions. As you work through this user-friendly guide, you'll discover how to replace unhealthy, stress-promoting habits with mindful ones—a skill that will last a lifetime.
This useful and practical book is designed specifically for all licensed mental health professionals. The author, Samara, has spoken nationally for many years on the topics relevant to ethics and mental health. This book will help you sort out fact from fiction, ethical standards from legal issues, and their practical applications in clinical practice. You will gain an understanding of and an appreciation for the purpose and necessity of ethical standards. Competence, within the field of counseling psychology, is important because the information available to practicing counselors is constantly growing and changing.
Connect your mind and body for maximum wellness with this beginner's guide to Eastern and Western philosophies of body movement. Licensed physical therapist and health writer, Dr. Ziya Altug shows you exactly how to achieve total wellness by incorporating mindfulness and meditative practice into a healthy lifestyle. His book is filled with practical exercise photographs, tables, checklists and charts to help patients and clients track their progress toward their wellness goals. This book is one of the winners of the 2018 Clinician Non-Research Publication Award from the California Physical Therapy Association.
Do you want to live the longest, healthiest, happiest life you can with the best mental and physical functioning? This home-study course is literally about the secret to life: the lifestyle choices you can make that will increase the odds of having the longest and healthiest life you can. You will find out that there are 16 lifestyle characteristics that these oldest people tend to have in common, no matter where they live in the world.
This course will explore ways partners get caught in patterns of subtle and blatant deception. It will use fun stories from real couples and examples from research to examine how cognitive and emotional processes cause blindness and rationalization, and distort couples’ perceptions. This course will identify research-based strategies to increase trust and connection, and professionals can use this information to identify and appropriately address issues related to self-deception and honesty in the individuals with whom they work.
This course will explore the prevalence of children’s media use, many of the media effects that are of most concern to those interested in the well-being of youth, and the social scientific theories that explain how children’s brains cognitively and emotional process media content. Finally, the course identifies specific strategies that can be taken to help youth avoid the potentially negative effects, and enjoy the potentially positive effects, of media exposure.
Having worked as a pain clinic psychologist for over 10 years, Dr. David Cosio shares a wealth of strategies for dealing with this evergrowing epidemic in everyday circumstances—without relying on addictive medications. Pain Relief combines new insights into the perception of pain with practical, interdisciplinary treatments. Discover key coping skills for helping people with chronic pain, steps to creating a comprehensive pain management plan, and over 20 different available pain management modalities.
This course will help the reader examine the impact of common digital media usage on individuals, families, and society. Course participants will learn about both positive and negative effects of modern media, and will explore the concerning trends of societal norms in this area. Readers will receive an in-depth explanation of process addictions and the phenomenon of Internet Gaming Disorder (IGD). Guidelines and strategies for creating a sustainable relationship with digital media are set forth.