A Proven Clinical Hypnosis Treatment for IBS

A Proven Clinical Hypnosis Treatment for IBS Developed by Olafur S. Palsson, Psy.D.* Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract often listed among the top ten presenting problems in primary care settings. Estimates are that 10-15% of adults in the United States suffer from IBS. A similar prevalence is […]

Breakthrough Treatments Help Those Suffering from PTSD Find Rewarding Lives

“Time Perspective Therapy is a powerful breakthrough at a time when the need has never been greater.” Dr. Phil McGraw. Having specialized in trauma, grief and loss of the past eight years here in our mountain community, I am deeply aware of the pain and suffering those with PTSD endure: the horrifying nightmares and flashbacks, […]

COPE Program to Help Teens and Adolescents Manage Depression

Each national tragedy involving a young person with symptoms of a mental health disorder renews interest in providing all youths with better access to mental health care. Thank goodness because: Adolescence is a period of risk and opportunity. The young person’s brain is undergoing massive reorganization between ages 12 and 25. These brain developments make […]

Mindfulness Training Program

Mindfulness CBT a 10-Week Program for Depression, Anxiety and Bi-Polar Conditions  Many scientific studies have found that mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MCBT) appears to offer immense practical benefits for the lives of those suffering from the varying forms depression, including bipolar disorder.  They strongly suggest that during an evidence-based program such as the 10-Week MBCT Program, […]

Are You or a Love One Suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress (PTSD)?

What Is PTSD? Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), war-shock, or shellshock was once thought to be a condition only caused by war. Yet, mental health experts found that this condition can also be a direct result of physical and emotional abuse as well as other traumatic life experiences. A trauma can be any event that is […]