Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Is Your Teen Always Tired?

May 9, 2022

Sleep deprivation shows up across a variety of diagnostic categories. Approximately 30% of adolescents between 13 and 25 suffer from a sleep disorder. When I ask teens how they’re feeling, they will frequently answer, “Tired.” One of the first questions…

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Conversations In Counseling: What’d I Say?

May 9, 2022

“WHAT’D I SAY?” When a former counseling client says, “I’ll never forget what you said. It’s always stuck with me,” I hold my breath praying, “please God, let it be something I wouldn’t regret saying or at least let it…

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Starting Over (And Over)

March 23, 2022

Blog Post from Rev. Dr. Dave Barnhart, Jr.https://davebarnhart.wordpress.com/2021/01/12/spirituality-and-mental-health-starting-over-and-over/ The late leaves hanging on the plum tree, by cogdogblog, from Wikimedia Commons I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a…

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Improving attention for kids: Shaping attention in virtual school

March 23, 2022

The following program utilizes a response cost strategy conducted between the parent and the child in an unobtrusive manner.  This program has been used effectively by regular classroom teachers with students who have high rates of off-task behavior. This program…

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Find a Patch of Pavement. Ride or Walk.

March 23, 2022

When I see a new client in our clinic, I will always ask about exercise. A core part of mental and physical health optimization and recovery, exercise produces chemistry in our brains and bodies that will change our brain state…

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