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February 01, 2021
Treating mothers with PPD with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) resulted in adaptive changes in the brains and behavior of their babies, in addition to helping the women, according to a study published in Depression and Anxiety.
January 18, 2021
Psychotherapy comes in many forms, each with its own applications, strengths, and weaknesses. Familiarizing yourself with common types can help you better recommend treatments to your patients that can help with their recovery.
December 12, 2020
A self-described sensitive empath who has had to navigate postpartum depression following the birth of her third child, singer/songwriter Alanis Morissette expressed her appreciation for the work of therapists during a discussion with Jeffrey Zeig, PhD, director of the Milton Erickson Foundation,…
December 11, 2020
When cultures, religions and epochs have the belief that they can make a positive difference in the world, that’s when progress, creativity and innovation occur, Martin Seligman, PhD, professor of psychology and director of the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania, told…
December 10, 2020
One key to getting mental health patients long mired in inactivity back to engaging in normal experiences is to start with a form of cognitive behavior therapy that doesn’t treat them as patients, Aaron T. Beck, DM, professor emeritus of psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania and Judith S.…
December 09, 2020
During a keynote session presented on Wednesday at the Evolution of Psychotherapy virtual event, John Gottman, PhD, and Julie Gottman, PhD, co-creators of the Gottman Institute shared with attendees how they have used technology not only to better assess the problems that are causing couples to…
December 09, 2020
During a keynote at the Evolution of Psychotherapy presented on Wednesday, linguistics expert Noam Chomsky, PhD, discussed the power of language that has set apart humans in evolutionary history. We now have substantial evidence that language is a recent development in the four billion-plus years…
November 10, 2020
Psychedelic treatment, provided in combination with supporting psychotherapy, was found to produce “rapid and large reductions” in symptoms of major depression in a study conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins University. Findings from the study were published in JAMA Psychiatry.
September 09, 2020
The use of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for the treatment of PTSD could receive final approval by the FDA by 2022, Rick Doblin, PhD, of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies told Psych Congress 2020 preconference attendees.
August 24, 2020
A session being presented at Psych Congress 2020 will educate attendees on the practice of combining ketamine treatment with psychotherapy for patients with treatment-resistant depression (TRD).
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