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Effectiveness of an Extended Yoga Treatment for Women with Chronic PTSD

Yoga has been found to be an effective posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment for a variety of trauma survivors, including females with chronic PTSD. To read more please click on the link: Effectiveness of an Extended Yoga Treatment for Women with Chronic PTSD

Teaching Trauma-Sensitive Yoga

The following document is as follows: A DISSERTATION SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF THE TEXAS WOMAN'S UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY AND PHILOSOPHY COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES BY EVAN ALYSE BODINE, M.A. DENTON, TEXAS AUGUST 2017 To read more please click [...]

Bridging Body and Mind…

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is defined by the experience of a traumatic event followed by the development of four clusters of symptoms, including intrusive symptoms (e.g., memories, nightmares, dissociation), avoidance symptoms (e.g., avoidance of memories or cues that are reminders of the traumatic experience), negative alterations in mood or cognition, and increased arousal or reactivity. [...]

Yoga for posttraumatic stress disorder – review

Yoga is increasingly used as a therapeutic treatment and seems to improve psychiatric conditions such as anxiety disorders and depression. The aim of this systematic review was to assess the evidence of yoga for reducing symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). To read more please click the link: Meta-Analysis of yoga for PTSD

Welcome to Spring and our 2019 Newsletter.

Welcome Spring and welcome to the second edition of our 2019 newsletter.  It has been a while since we had heard something from us, and we hope you are doing well. Spring is here !! Everything is in full bloom and perhaps you have already started spring cleaning or maybe you have already enjoyed the sunshine. Fortunately, the [...]

3 Key Factors in Healthy Relationships The main question you are asking your partner

By Jenev Caddell, PsyD Dr. Sue Johnson, clinical psychologist and creator of emotionally focused therapy (EFT) for couples, has found three key factors that relationships must have in order to be truly healthy. She notes that when couples are arguing with each other, and it is one of those blood-boiling kinds of arguments, it's not really about the dishes, [...]

John Gottman on Trust and Betrayal He explains why trust is essential to couples and communities and how we build it.

  For more than 40 years, Dr. Gottman studied what makes marriages work. I’ve observed thousands of couples, and many of them—the masters—can skill-fully solve their problems. Yet many others get stuck in their conflicts. Even couples who attend one of my institute’s workshops or therapy sessions have a hard time putting what they learn [...]

Love in the age of loss: there are no rules to grief

It helps during these challenging years of our lives to accept that loss and sorrow are the natural order of things. By accepting loss, we can make the moments and relationships between richer and more meaningful. Recently I had a small issue on which I needed advice. I was ringing friends and relatives to have [...]

The sentences you need to stop saying to your kids

THERE is no rule book when it comes to parenting. We say things to our kids that come naturally. And often we say things that our own parents said to us. But unfortunately research has indicated that some of these simple sayings can have negative long-term effects. Innocent sayings like “naughty boy” or “don’t be [...]

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Toxic boss at work? Here are some tips for coping.

  New research has found even one or two toxic behaviours by a manager can significantly harm the mental health of employees. In Australia, workplace health and safety legislation effectively holds employers responsible for ensuring the emotional, psychological and physical wellbeing of employees. Mental stress claims lodged by affected employees against their employer increased by [...]