15 12, 2020

Talking to your teens and tweens about suicide

2020-12-15T10:36:42-04:00December 15th, 2020|Mental Health, Psychology|

For over 4 years, the Nevada Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (Nevada AAP) has led in-person Walk with a Doc events to encourage families to learn about pediatric health topics and then go for a walk with doctors in our community. Starting in April 2020, the Nevada AAP temporarily changed our monthly in-person [...]

14 12, 2020

Polarizing politics & your children: interview with Dr. Lisa Durette

2020-12-14T17:33:36-04:00December 14th, 2020|Mental Health, Psychology|

Healthy Minds' Medical Director, Dr. Lisa Durette, was recently interviewed by Las Vegas's News 3 about how parents can talk to their kids (and people with different political ideologies) within the context of a highly polarized political environment. Your children watch how you behave and interact with other people, so it's a good idea to [...]

23 03, 2015

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

2018-07-10T18:25:30-04:00March 23rd, 2015|Mental Health, Psychiatry, Psychology, Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week|

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 [...]

24 02, 2015

Intergenerational Patterns

2018-07-10T18:36:14-04:00February 24th, 2015|Mental Health, Psychiatry, Psychology, Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week|

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 [...]

29 12, 2014

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

2018-07-10T18:33:55-04:00December 29th, 2014|Psychology, Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week|

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 [...]

20 11, 2014

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

2018-07-10T18:28:38-04:00November 20th, 2014|Mental Health, Psychiatry, Psychology, Therapeutic Thoughts of the Week|

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, [...]