Jennifer Sartin

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I tried meditating for a year and a half, but nothing worked until I tried this app

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Flickr/homethodsBeing mindful is no easy task.<p>Most of us know taking the time to live in the present moment has many positive benefits. But …

Grapevine police use compassionate approach for drug addicts

When Suzanne Seward’s daughter Cassidy died of a heroin overdose, she vowed that the teenager’s death would not be just another drug-related casualty.<p>…

Fort Worth settles suit involving group home for addicts, alcoholics

The city has agreed to pay $145,000 to settle a lawsuit that accused city officials of discriminating against a group home for recovering addicts.<p>The …

What are marijuana's long-term effects on the brain?

Substantial evidence from animal research and a growing number of studies in humans indicate that marijuana exposure during development can cause …

Neuroscience

The Four Horsemen: The Antidotes

All relationships, even the most successful ones, have conflict. It is unavoidable. Fortunately, our research shows that it’s not the appearance of …

How To Do Grief with Your Clients | Private Practice Kickstart

Thank you to Jill A. Johnson-Young, LCSW for this great guest post.<p>Grief, loss of a loved one, and bereavement are some of the most common key words …

Utilizing the Present Moment in Sessions

Mindfulness has come a long way from the fringes of psychotherapy to a widely used, empirically-supported tool with a host of proven benefits. But …

Cheat Sheet for Counselors | The Recovery Expert

<b>Empathy</b> – the ability to understand and identify another person’s experience and communicate that perception back to the person is one of the main …

Cheat Sheet for Common Mental Illnesses Co-Occurring with Substance Abuse | The Recovery Expert

I tend to work with addicts, alcoholics, abusers, and abuse victims. Often, others are not quite sure what some of the typical symptoms are of some …

31 Books That Will Help You Better Understand Mental Illness And Disorders

Whether you live with mental illness or know someone who does, these books might help you make sense of it.<p><i>Always consult with your doctor about your personal health and wellness. BuzzFeed posts are for informational purposes only and are no substitute for medical diagnosis, treatment, or</i> …

CBT Psychoeducation (Guide)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has become one of the leading approaches to psychotherapy due to its strong research support and quick treatment …

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Between Therapy Sessions: 3 Handy Coping Skills for Trauma

While it’s true that working with a good trauma therapist enhances healing, not all trauma work happens in the therapy room. Even when a person …

The Key to Intimacy for Any Relationship

We all want to feel a part of the fabric of life. We want love and intimacy rather than the grinding pain of loneliness. But how to create closeness …

Why Do People Become Addicted?

“Every habit he’s ever had is still there in his body, lying dormant like flowers in the desert. Given the right conditions, all his old addictions …

Dealing With Sexual Side Effects of Antidepressants

Several months ago, I made an important change in my clinical practice. I started screening more closely for sexual side effects related to …

Q & A With the Expert: Treating Returning Veterans

<b>TCPR: Dr. Moore, you have worked as both a civilian psychologist and in the field as an active duty member of a combat stress team. Please tell us</b> …

A 20-Year Study on Marijuana Use Yields 5 Surprising Finds

With long-term studies lacking, this recently released 20-year study on marijuana use delivers mixed results.<p>Marijuana laws and public perception …

Legal marijuana will generate heavy costs

Alcohol and tobacco products are legal for those old enough to buy them. Alcohol and tobacco products generate wealth, business opportunities and …

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High rate of insomnia during early recovery from addiction

Insomnia is a "prevalent and persistent" problem for patients in the early phases of recovery from the disease of addiction — and may lead to an …

Dog approved people food

More in Food and treats<p>Alimentos de consumo humano recomendados para perros<p>To cuddle or not to cuddle...<p>Dog constipation: Causes, symptoms, and …

Synthetic Drugs: A National Epidemic

In the last three years, researchers have seen a dramatic increase in the production and abuse of synthetic drugs. Remi L. Roy, a contributing author …

OTC Agents for Depression, Anxiety & Insomnia

More than 38 percent of Americans use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) yearly, with 12.7 percent using so-called “natural products” …

Psychiatry - Mood, Affect, Thought Process Flashcards

Claims Reports

Claims Reports for Healthcare Professionals​​​<p>HPSO does more than offer professional liability insurance coverage to healthcare providers in over 80 …

‘The most dangerous drug out there’

When you opened this blog post, what were you expecting to see as ‘the most dangerous drug out there’? Methamphetamine, opiates, oxycodone or crack …

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3 Practices to Calm An Anxious Mind

Anxiety affects all of us in varying degrees. You don’t have to be diagnosed with a clinical disorder to feel its insidious or intrusive effects. …

5 Ways to Stop a Worry-Filled What-If Cycle

What-if thoughts aren’t necessarily problematic. They become problematic when they’re chronic, and we experience a lack of control, said L. Kevin …