Gottman’s Couple Therapy

for better for worse

I just finished reading a journal article titled “Examining the Effectiveness of Gottman Couple Therapy on Improving Marital Adjustment and Couples’ Intimacy”.  If you would like to read the study in its entirety, please click on the link. The objective of the study was to examine the effectiveness of Gottman couple therapy on improving marital…

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Healthy People 2030

Healthy People 22030

Healthy People is a national effort that sets goals and objectives to improve the health and well-being of people in the United States. Healthy People 2030 is the fifth edition of Healthy People. It aims at new challenges and builds on lessons learned from its first 4 decades. The initiative began in 1979, when Surgeon…

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NMT helps a teacher

autism counseling

I just came across a blog from a teacher in Australia who has spent most of his career teaching what you and I would call troubled youth. What really struck me about his posts is how many times he mentions Dr. Bruce Perry and the help his work has been to him. Some of his…

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Stress, Trauma and Mental Health

somatic experience

Our Brains are like sophisticated operating systems. When they are overwhelmed, they experience glitches and can even temporarily shut down. We have all experienced these types of glitches. For example, it might be forgetting where we put our keys or entering a room and wondering what we came there to do? We have all experienced…

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Level II Training – Sensorimotor Psychotherapy

lifelong learning

Three of the Center’s therapists have worked hard this year (Deborah Pettitt, Kent Bertrand and Danen Downs) and are poised to complete Level II training (Treatment of Developmental Injury) from the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute. This training consists of 126 contact hours divided into 7 multi-day modules, for a total of 21 days. Modules are typically…

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