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Contact Your Senators Today To Urge Mental Health Vote!

This important message is reprinted from The American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP):   IT’S NOT TOO LATE! CONTACT YOUR SENATORS TODAY TO URGE MENTAL HEALTH VOTE [aacap.informz.net] It is not too late; we still need you to contact both of your U.S. Senators today on behalf of CAPs and your patients [aacap.informz.net]. It [...]

By |September 23rd, 2016|mental health|0 Comments

Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week – James Framo: Theory in Clinical Practice

This week’s Healthy Minds “Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week” is intended to provoke thought and discussion pertaining to James L. Framo’s work as it relates to theory of change, the role of the therapist, and therapeutic techniques. James Framo is considered a pioneer within the field of marriage and family therapy. Mr. Framo [...]

Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week – Virginia Satir: Theory in Clinical Practice

This week’s Healthy Minds “Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week” is intended to provoke thought and discussion pertaining to Virginia Satir’s work as it relates to theory of change, the role of the therapist, and therapeutic techniques. Virginia Satir is considered a pioneer within the field of marriage and family therapy. Her views toward [...]

By |March 12th, 2015|Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week|0 Comments

Intergenerational Patterns

This week’s Healthy Minds “Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week” pertains to Intergenerational Patterns within Family Systems. In a previous “Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week” we looked at “Family Therapy w/o Child Present” and examined the nuances how “Family Therapy w/o Child Present” is different from “Individual Psychotherapy.” The intention of this “Therapeutic Thoughts [...]

Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week: Goal Setting – Long Term Goal vs Short Term Steps (Goals)

This week’s Healthy Minds “Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week” pertains to the concept of “goal setting.” During this time of year, many individuals think about setting New Year’s resolutions with the earnest intent on making new and positive changes in the upcoming New Year as well as intend on potentially accomplishing or fulfilling [...]

By |December 29th, 2014|psychology, Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week|0 Comments

Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week: Attachment in the Context of Multiple Caregivers

Some of our Healthy Minds providers recently participated in the Early Childhood Service Intensity Instrument (ECSII) training which is a tool to assist providers caring for young children to determine intensity of services for infants, toddlers, and children from ages 0-5 years. The ECSII is targeted to children and their families with emotional, [...]

Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week: Treatment Team Meeting Facilitation

A Treatment Team Meeting may also be known as a Child and Family Team meeting; however dependent upon the System of Care there may exist some nuances that differentiate between the two titles thus viewing them as distinct and different meetings. For purposes of this discussion we will view these two terms as being [...]

By |October 8th, 2014|Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week|0 Comments