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Clinicians on the Couch: 10 Questions with Therapist Nathan Feiles - PsychCentral.com (blog)

Clinicians on the Couch: 10 Questions with Therapist Nathan Feiles - PsychCentral.com (blog) | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Clinicians on the Couch: 10 Questions with Therapist Nathan Feiles PsychCentral.com (blog) In his private practice, Feiles specializes in relationships — including couples counseling — life adjustments and transitions; stress reduction and...
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Social Work Career Development: Best in Mental Health (week of 6 ...

Social Work Career Development: Best in Mental Health (week of 6 ... | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
This post is part of a weekly series, Best in Mental Health, featuring the best posts of the week, in social work, psychology, evidence-based practice/healthcare, non-profit and private practice concerns on Social Work Career ...
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Five Questions to Ask a Potential Therapist

Five Questions to Ask a Potential Therapist | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Hands down the question I’m asked most frequently, in person and online, is about how to find a therapist. I understand why. I’ve been a mental health patient myself for 20 years and know that locating a therapist can be a daunting task. It is a...
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White House Chief of Staff Has Harsh Words For Israeli Leadership

White House Chief of Staff Has Harsh Words For Israeli Leadership | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough brought a strong message to an American pro-Israel conference on Monday, telling a crowd of 3,000 attendees that “an occupation that has lasted for almost 50 years must end, and the Pales...
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Thanks #GOPuritans for letting #bibi used what they spied on against us.

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Signs You’re Stuck in Unrealistic Thinking

Signs You’re Stuck in Unrealistic Thinking | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
One of the greatest things we can do for ourselves is to become self-aware. When we’re self-aware, we take notice of our thoughts and feelings. We observe them. We examine how they drive our decisions and shape our lives. And we have the opportunity...
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Google Steps Up Chrome Warnings for Safer Surfing | Enterprise Security Today

Google Steps Up Chrome Warnings for Safer Surfing | Enterprise Security Today | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Tech giant Google wants to save Internet users from themselves. The company's Chrome Web browser will now warn users before they visit questionable sites that could cripple their computers.
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Chrome is a virus magnet and Safari ran out bullets. 

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Strong Parental Bond Helps Protect Shy Babies from Future Anxiety

Strong Parental Bond Helps Protect Shy Babies from Future Anxiety | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Having a strong infant/parent bond is vital in preventing shy babies, and particularly males, from turning into anxious teenagers, according to a new study at the University of Waterloo. Researchers have long been aware that toddlers who react with behavioral...
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Judge Temporarily Halts Obama's Immigration Actions

Judge Temporarily Halts Obama's Immigration Actions | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction on Monday that will temporarily prevent the Obama administration from moving forward with its executive actions on immigration while a lawsuit against the president works its way through t...
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University apology for mental health masks ‘stereotype’ | The Times

University apology for mental health masks ‘stereotype’ | The Times | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
A university was forced to apologise yesterday after using life-like masks of people with mental health issues for student training
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Maybe actual hands on work would be beneficial instead of using fakes. Time to redraw training curriculum!

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The Truth About ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences): Infographic by RWJF

The Truth About ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences): Infographic by RWJF | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
[Adverse Childhood Experiences Infographic credit: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation] According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, childhood experiences can have a tremendous effect in various ways throughout a person’s life. Three Types of ACEs RWJF...
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A Secret Cause & Cure for the Socially Anxious

A Secret Cause & Cure for the Socially Anxious | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
The Fatal Flaw: A deeply buried, un-nameable sense that:
Something is wrong with me. I am missing some vital ingredient that other people have. I am set apart, different. I do not quite fit in anywhere.
Fortunately the Fatal Flaw is not as bad as it...
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How To Respond When You’ve Been Wronged

How To Respond When You’ve Been Wronged | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
One key to good relationships is to not take personally another person’s actions. Recently, when my mother passed away I had every reason to take her final actions personally. She changed her will without telling me, and the change was to my disadvantage....
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Beware the Magnet Facebook scam infecting more than 55,000 users a day

Beware the Magnet Facebook scam infecting more than 55,000 users a day | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Over the past week, security researchers in Romanian have spotted at least two ‘tag campaigns’. They work by tagging no more than 20 friends of the victim in a malicious post (pictured).
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Brian Williams suspended for six months

Brian Williams suspended for six months | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
The NBC anchor is being suspended without pay for his false story about Iraq.
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They fired others for less #NO-BC

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How to Tell if Your Decisions are from Your Evolved or Primitive Brain

How to Tell if Your Decisions are from Your Evolved or Primitive Brain | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Decisions can be motivated by thoughtful consideration from our higher mind (frontal lobe/executive functions) or fear-based survival instincts (amygdala, impulses) from a more primitive mind. When decisions are informed by our higher mind, they are more...
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10 Simple Ways to Feel Calmer Right Now

10 Simple Ways to Feel Calmer Right Now | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Maybe you’re having a rough day at work. You’re clashing with a colleague. You just got out of a pointless meeting. Or maybe you squabbled with your spouse or best friend. Maybe you’re exhausted or nervous about an upcoming presentation or exam. Whatever...
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EXCLUSIVE:Rapist says his victim is ruining his life

EXCLUSIVE:Rapist says his victim is ruining his life | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
The sicko rapist who wants to get married before he's moved to an upstate prison claims that his victim is “terrorizing” him.
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Speechless. #insightless
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Student, 16, 'hacked school computers to improve grades'

Student, 16, 'hacked school computers to improve grades' | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Eric Walstrom, a junior at New Dorp HS in Staten Island, New York, allegedly cracked software security and set up a network so he could access data from his cell phone.
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Not muy bueno!

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Why ransomware is spreading, and how to guard against digital hijackers (+video)

Why ransomware is spreading, and how to guard against digital hijackers (+video) | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Ransomware is malware that encrypts victims' data until they pay up. A popular variety known as CryptoWall has infected an estimated 1 million victims and collected approximately $1.8 million in ransom.
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The Great SIM Heist: How Spies Stole the Keys to the Encryption Castle

The Great SIM Heist: How Spies Stole the Keys to the Encryption Castle | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
American and British spies hacked into the internal computer network of the largest manufacturer of SIM cards in the world.
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MI5 Accused of Covering Up Child Sex Abuse

MI5 Accused of Covering Up Child Sex Abuse | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
TEHRAN (FNA)- British spy service MI5 is facing allegations it was complicit in the sexual abuse of children, the high court in Northern Ireland will hear on Tuesday. Victims of the abuse are takin...
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Google gives its rivals an ultimatum

Google gives its rivals an ultimatum | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
The Palo-Alto based company assembled a crack team of hackers and programmers called Project Zero in July to trawl its own – and its competitors – software for security flaws.
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Why it’s Better to “Like” than be “Liked”

Why it’s Better to “Like” than be “Liked” | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
In my recent novel, “Don’t Try to Find Me”, social media plays a significant role.  And for many of us, it’s hard to go a day without being on some form of social media.
The act of posting and hearing back from others can be a...
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Doctor’s Attire Affects Patient’s Trust

Doctor’s Attire Affects Patient’s Trust | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Patients are more likely to have trust and confidence in doctors who are wearing either suits or white coats, compared to those in casual attire, according to a new analysis by the University of Michigan Health System. The exception is during an emergency...
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7 Free Therapeutic Valentine’s Day Gifts

7 Free Therapeutic Valentine’s Day Gifts | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
 
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On Valentine’s Day people often bend over backwards to show how much they love their loved ones. This can cost a lot of money. There are men or women who take their spouses to expensive candlelight restaurants, surprise...
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Software lets people track Whatsapp users by despite privacy settings 

Software lets people track Whatsapp users by despite privacy settings  | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
The software, created by Dutch developer Maikel Zweerink, exploits a ‘design flaw’ in the service’s optional status feature which lets other users know whether someone is online.
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10 Nutritional Deficiencies that May Cause Depression

10 Nutritional Deficiencies that May Cause Depression | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
I’m not sure why more psychiatrists don’t first test for nutritional deficiencies before dispensing Zoloft or Prozac, and especially antipsychotics like Seroquel and Zyprexa. The good ones will send you to get lab work done before upping your meds...
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