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Infidelity and Couple Therapy Outcomes

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Infidelity and Couple Therapy Outcomes 5 Years Following Therapy

Infidelity is a common marital problem in the United States, with prevalence rates estimated between 20-40% (Atkins, Baucom, & Jacobson, 2001). Approximately 42% of all divorcees reported more than one extramarital affair during the course of their marriages (Janus & Janus, 1993). Infidelity is linked to increased marital distress, conflict and divorce (Amato & Rogers, 1997).

Paternal Post-Partum Depression

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Paternal Post-Partum Depression

Post-partum depression has long been identified as a serious condition after the birth of a child. There has been extensive research on maternal post-partum depression, which has revealed many predictors (Beck, 2001). However, there have not been a lot of studies conducted on what causes fathers’ post-partum depression. From the little data available, it seems that maternal post-partum depression is the strongest predictor of paternal post-partum depression (Paulson & Bazemore, 2010).

Mindfulness and Yoga for College Athletes

Yoga and Mindfulness

Traditional Sports Psychology for College Athletes

College student athletes are a unique group in terms of being at increased risk for emotional and behavioral difficulties (Proctor & Boan-Lenzo, 2010).

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Panic Disorder

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Panic Disorder

A panic attack is a brief period that involves a sudden onset of intense apprehension, fear, or terror and the sense of impending doom. During a panic attack, symptoms of heart palpitations, shortness of breath, chest pain, choking sensations, and the fear of going crazy or losing control can be present.

DBT Treatment Components

DBT Skills Group Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy Overview

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) was originally developed by Marsha Linehan for the treatment of individuals diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). In recent years many new psychotherapies have been studied for the treatment of BPD; however, DBT has been the most studied and most widely practiced of all. According to Swenson (2000), some of the reasons for DBT’s popularity are strong empirical support for the treatment, integration of four domains (biological, environmental, spiritual, and behavioral) into a unique treatment approach that appeals to many people with different backgrounds, and the synthesis of acceptance and change strategies.

Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Pain Management

CBT Therapy for Pain Management

Psychological Reactions to Pain

Pain is an essential biological function that signals damage in the body, prevents further damage by limiting mobility of the affected area and promotes healing. Pain can become chronic as a result of abnormal healing, additional damage or failed medical interventions.

DBT for Suicidal Risk in Adolescents

DBT Therapy for Suicidal Adolescents

Adolescents and Suicide 

Suicidal behavioral is a significant health concern for adolescents. It is the third leading cause of death preceded only by accidents and cancer for ages 10-14, and accidents and homicide for ages 15-19 (Martin et al., 2008).