Terrorism: The news seems to constantly filled with stories of bombings and plots. Over and over again, we hear “remain vigilant.” Clearly, our world seems more frightening than ever. Fears seem ever-present. The news can make all of us have many fears. Will we become victims of the next terror act? Should we be on […]
A new study (Pelham, et al., 2016) published in the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology reports that when children with ADHD receive behavioral therapy, particularly along with medication therapy, they follow the classroom rules better and receive better ratings from adults. The abstract states “The group beginning with behavioral treatment displayed significantly lower […]
Dr. Arnold has published a new blog on dealing with depression. In the blog, you’ll find five steps to overcoming depression by replacing it with joy and meaning in your life.
Many popular articles have recently been written about staying present and being mindful. Some folks describe it as focusing your attention on the sensory experiences in the moment–like hearing the wind blow or feeling the temperature on your skin. But mindfulness can be more than simply distracting your attention. The Metacognitive Therapy folks in England […]
Do you have fear that disrupts your life? Exposure Therapy is an effective strategy for a variety of anxiety problems, including PTSD, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Phobias. The core of most exposure therapy strategies consists of reducing anxiety by overcoming avoidance, and learning new “safety” ideas. Learning to be Afraid: Anxiety often is the result of […]