Health Psychology Interview

I had the privilege of speaking to Patricia Martin as we discussed practical steps to facilitate positive brain changes and improve your well-being using health psychology. We spoke about the following topics: Addressing the mental health stigma Teaching emotional intelligence in childhood How to manage anger using the STOP technique Focus on values to improve…

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Gambling Disorder Treatment

Are you concerned that you can’t control your gambling? Have you lost a significant amount of money from betting? Do you hide your activities? Do you neglect work and/or personal responsibilities? Gambling is a recreational activity that many people enjoy. Legalized gambling has significantly expanded how many people gamble. However, for some, gambling can cause…

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Driving Phobia Treatment

Do you fear driving on expressways? Do you avoid driving on certain roads? Do you constantly worry that you will have an accident when you’re in the car? Do you experience panic attacks when driving? Do you worry about large trucks, construction zones, or tunnels when you’re behind the wheel? A driving phobia is defined…

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What is Resourcing in EMDR Therapy?

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a well-researched treatment for PTSD, mood and anxiety issues. EMDR therapists follow an 8-phase approach to facilitate healing from disturbing memories, thoughts, images, and bodily sensations. The initial phases of therapy focus on identifying traumatic events and what will be targeted for processing. Resource development and installation is…

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15 Journal Prompts

Benefits of Journaling Regular journaling has been shown to improve mood, facilitate insight, and spark creativity. Journaling allows you to explore your emotions and reflect upon your life situation. When you use writing for behavior change, it makes you accountable. What do I write about? You can write about anything. There are no rules to…

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