The Evidence… Gary Elkins, Ph.D., is a prominent hypnosis researcher and teacher. He is also the editor of the International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (IJCEH), the premier specialty journal in the field of hypnosis. Gary has made available to anyone and everyone interested in the effective treatment of anxiety – just about every clinician on the planet I’d guess – free access to … Continue reading So, Just How Good is Hypnosis for Treating Anxiety?
“Ok. don’t panic. Don’t panic. It’s only a VISA bill. It’s a piece of paper; I know exactly how much this VISA bill will be…. It’ll be about … $200. Three hundred, maybe. Yes, maybe $300. Three-fifty, max… …Instead of doing what I normally do – look at the minimum payment required and ignore the total completely – I find myself staring straight at the … Continue reading Getting to the Root of Compulsive Overspending
David Brooks, author of The Social Animal (a great read on love character and achievement) wrote the New York Times how technology-driven losses in attention span are interfering with our ability to become deep and complex people. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/10/opinion/david-brooks-building-attention-span.html?smid=nytcore-ipad-share&smprod=nytcore-ipad Continue reading On Technology and its Effect on Human Complexity
A few years ago, after attending Evolution of Psychotherapy in California and meeting Martin Seligman, founder of Positive Psychology, I started incorporating a gratitude practice into my end of day routine. Each night, the last thing I do is to share with my spouse 3 things I am grateful for. He does the same thing in return. The 3 things do not have to be … Continue reading NOVEMBER IS GRATITUDE MONTH
The following Position Statements have been formally adopted by the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta. Albertans have a right to work in psychologically healthy workplaces Mental and behavioural health publicly funded services must reach parity with funding for physical health publicly funded services based on the burden of disease. All Albertans, regardless of income, should have access to psychological services Mental health counsellors and psychotherapists should … Continue reading Position Statement of the Psychologists Association of Alberta