23 Jul, 2024
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Back-to-School Tips for Children with Autism: Effective Morning Routines

With the last few days of summer approaching, many of your are getting your kiddos ready for a new morning routine when the school year begins. Mornings can be hectic for any family or individual due to the number of tasks that need to be completed in a short amount of time. For children with […]

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One Therapist’s Take on Lawyer Addiction & Mental Health

This is a guest blog by Nicole Roder, LCSW-C, a bilingual DBT therapist in Bethesda, MD, certified by the DBT-Linehan Board of Certification. She is intensively trained in DBT, DBT prolonged exposure for PTSD, DBT for parents, couples, and families, and DBT for substance use disorders. In her practice, she treats adults and adolescents with […]

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The Importance of Managing Stress for Health Care Professionals

Health care professionals should take steps to manage their stress, to prevent it from adversely affecting work performance, emotional wellbeing, and health. Krystal M. Lewis, PhD, explains how stress affects the body and shares ideas for how health care professionals can manage the stress they experience in their professional and personal lives. Q: What is […]

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Mental Health Care | Anew Era TMS & Psychiatry

Mental health care is a critical component of overall well-being, addressing various mental health conditions that can significantly impact individuals’ lives. When seeking mental health services, patients often encounter two primary types of healthcare professionals: nurse practitioners (NPs) specializing in mental health and psychiatrists. Understanding the critical differences between these professionals can help you make an informed […]

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Championing Client Dignity – 10 Best Practices for Working with Autism

When working with individuals with autism, championing their dignity is paramount. Autism, a complex developmental condition, influences how a person thinks, interacts with others, and experiences their environment. This article offers ten best practices for supporting individuals with autism, fostering an environment of respect, understanding, and empowerment. 1. Championing the Cultivation of Trust and Rapport […]

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How I overcame the painful effects of parentification trauma

There are so many interesting and lifesaving things to learn about emotional and mental illnesses. And the best lessons are often presented by those who have been there. I’d like to share my parentification trauma story with you. The saddest part is how my anger, justified or not, had nowhere to go. It turned inward, […]

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Managing Nerves to Get School Ready!

How Can Parents Help Their Children with Autism Manage Their Anxiety Before Starting the School Year? Starting a new school year can be both an exciting and nerve-wracking chapter of any child and their family’s life. But for children and teenagers with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), managing symptoms of autism and anxiety while preparing for […]

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3 musculoskeletal injury complications that can be life-threatening – Trauma System News

The Trauma Nursing column is produced in partnership with the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN®), developer of the Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN®) certification. Approximately 7 out of 8 blunt trauma patients have some type of musculoskeletal injury. While most complications of musculoskeletal trauma are not life-threatening, these injuries can lead to some […]

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Responsive Mental Health Care | Anew Era TMS & Psychiatry

Culturally responsive mental healthcare (CRMH) is an essential approach to addressing mental health disparities and improving treatment outcomes for diverse populations. This method recognizes culture’s significant role in shaping individuals’ mental health understanding and experience. Understanding Mental Health Disparities Mental health disparities are prevalent, with certain racial and ethnic groups experiencing higher rates of conditions […]