EMDR Effective for Depression

What is EMDR? Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy (EMDR) is a widely recognized efficacious treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). EMDR is an eight phase treatment protocol that includes evaluation, preparation, stabilization, and processing of traumatic memories. The theory behind EMDR is that memory networks storing traumatic events are unable to connect to adaptive…

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Why Are We So Stressed?

According to a recent study published by the American Psychological Association, financial concerns and work demands continue to be the top two reasons why adults are stressed. Additionally, adults find that family responsibilities, health and lifestyle changes are more stressful than in previous years. Almost 70 percent of adults reported experiencing a chronic illness and…

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Why do we have emotions?

An emotion refers to an affective state that brings about a temporary physiological change, such as an increase in heart rate or fluttering in the stomach. We know what emotion we are experiencing by what we think. For example, if our hands begin shaking, then we may cognitively associate this physiological state with fear. Emotions…

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25 Most Popular Diets

With so many diets to consider, this list compiled the 25 most popular diets. Ideal Protein ranked first, above Weight Watchers and Nutrisystem. At our practice, we offer the Ideal Protein weight loss protocol and have found this diet to be the most effective for dieters. Ideal Protein is a 4 phase medical weight loss…

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How to Save Your Marriage

“If you could offer couples only one piece of advice or guidance on how to save their marriage, what would it be?” 25 therapists from all over the country, including Dr. Mazzei, share their advice. Many of the suggestions involve include keeping communication open and honest, remaining committed to the relationship, and changing your perspective. Although each couple’s…

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