Hypnosis With Children, by Richard B. Dauber, Ph.D.

Having a specialty in clinical hypnosis, I am often asked about doing hypnosis with children. Research has shown that children make excellent hypnotic subjects. In fact, they are typically more easily hypnotizable than adults. Kids have very active and creative imaginations, and therefore, usually learn hypnosis more quickly than adults because they can rapidly enter…

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Pediatric Neuropsychology by Daniel DaSilva, Ph.D.

Pediatric neuropsychologists are often asked by parents when a child would ever need this kind of evaluation. Other common questions center on not knowing why a physician has made the referral or not knowing why the evaluation is needed in addition to the traditional child study team assessments. The simplest definition of neuropsychological assessment describes…

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Understanding OCD, by Francine Rosenberg, Psy.D.

Consider the phrase, “just in case.” For many individuals, these three short words may bring about the image of a person who is ultimately prepared in life. They cause parents of young children to carry snacks and band aids every time they leave the house and others to grab an umbrella on a cloudy day.…

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Aviation Psychology and Neuropsychology Daniel DaSilva, Ph.D.

Much as in the aftermath of many modern-day disasters and tragedies, the weeks and months following the Germanwings disaster in Europe have brought increased attention on mental health and mental health in aviation, in particular. In this case, there is heightened awareness and call for greater scrutiny of the psychological well-being of aircrew. Indeed this…

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Life Cycles, by Toby Dauber, L.C.S.W.

As a psychotherapist in private practice for over 30 years, I have had the pleasure and privilege of knowing people intimately. What I do gives me purpose and self-satisfaction. I often find myself wishing I could help someone more or wanting to understand something deeper. I take time during the week to jot down notes…

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Josh Glawe, LCSW: Dismantling the Disdain

Dismantling the Disdain Welcome and thank you for taking the time to read my first blog post. Moving forward, I plan to write a series related to alcohol and drug related problems (AOD) in the United States. It is one of the most prolific issues with which society has to contend. Most people have either…

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