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Chemo brain: What’s going on?


Chemo brain: What’s going on? Michelle Blose, M.S. “Being forgetful doesn’t mean you’ve lost your intelligence.” According to the Mayo Clinic (2018), chemo brain is a term used by cancer survivors to describe thinking and memory problems that occur during chemotherapy. Chemo brain is partially based on body and mind […]

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Forget Me Not: A Brief Review of Working Memory Training


Forget Me Not: A Brief Review of Working Memory Training Bradley W. Reynolds, MA University of Tulsa Working memory refers to a multifaceted, dynamic system of temporary information retention, manipulation, and modification (Baddeley & Hitch, 1974; Miller, 1956; Miller & Selfridge, 1950).  A “central executive” mechanism affords top-down control of […]

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Reeds Center- Post Doc Opportunity


The Reeds Center is currently accepting applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in clinical psychology to begin in the summer of 2018.  The Reeds Center specializes in the treatment of anxiety, trauma, eating disorders, OCD and related disorders in adults, adolescents and children. The center is located in midtown Manhattan just off Fifth Avenue. To learn more please visit thereedscenter.com.  Applicants should have completed an […]

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The Integration of Mindfulness in Therapy


The Integration of Mindfulness in Therapy Micere S. Oden, M.S. Doctoral Candidate, Walden University This article includes an overview of mindfulness and theoretical orientations that utilize mindfulness. Clinical applications of mindfulness in therapy will also be addressed. The first empirical paper on mindfulness within the Western scientific perspective was published […]

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Enhancing Self-Control: Knowing How to Reach Our Goals and When to Let Them Go


Enhancing Self-Control: Knowing How to Reach Our Goals and When to Let Them Go Sarah Grace Helton, Doctoral Clinical Psychology student at Rutgers University She works with Dr. Marsha Bates in the Center of Alcohol Studies. Countless articles, self-help books, and podcasts have been devoted to unlocking the secrets behind […]

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The Survivor’s Guide to Clinical Supervision


The Survivor’s Guide to Clinical Supervision By Amanda R. Simmons, M.A. I have often been told that success in supervision depends on “fit” between supervisor and supervisee. In other words, the arguably most essential component of clinical training is a craps shoot. If compatibility between participants is vital and often […]

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What About Trauma?


What About Trauma? Samia Estrada, M. A. Alliant International University Let’s not forget trauma! The experiences of trauma can be found in the histories of adults, children, and even providers. Unrecognized trauma can mask itself as many different symptoms and/or somatic experiences.  A provider who is unaware that trauma is […]

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The Dissertation Process and Social Support


The Dissertation Process and Social Support Micere S. Oden, M.S. Doctoral Candidate, Walden University Completing the dissertation involves intensive scholarship of an area of inquiry which can be both an engaging and isolating experience. The chair and committee members serve as content and methodology experts by providing evaluation and approval […]

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Using Motivational Interviewing


Using Motivational Interviewing Michelle Blose, M.S. The following information has been provided by Drs. Linda and Mark Sobell. What is motivational interviewing (MI)? It is a directive, patient-centered counseling style that elicits behavior change by helping patients explore and resolve ambivalence. It helps resolve ambivalence by increasing discrepancy between patient’s […]

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