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Exposure Therapy: Helping Your Child Overcome Anxiety Disorders through Facing Fears by Dr. Michelle Gryczkowski

Posted by on Feb 24, 2015 in Anxiety, Building Resilience, Parenting, Phobias, Stress, The Wire |

Anxiety is a normal, adaptive emotion that motivates us to prepare for future threats. For some, it occurs too frequently, more intensely than what is called for by the situation, and/or is present in the absence of a real threat.

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Part II: How Young Children Learn About the Meaning of Death by Dr. Barney Greenspan

Posted by on Feb 20, 2015 in Building Resilience, Culture & Society, Facing Death & Dying, Grief |

In our contemporary Western societies many children do not develop a clear and coherent idea of death. This is mainly because many parents find it so difficult to be in tune with their youngsters’ observations and thinking in this area and to talk with them about it at their level of interest and understanding.

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Five Ways to Argue Constructively with Your Partner by Dr. Larry F. Waldman

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Anger Management, Culture & Society, Marriage & Family, Stress, Women’s Health |

Marriage involves blending two persons, who come from different backgrounds. Issues concerning power, money, in-laws, sex, roles, and the children, to begin with, are inevitable. “Discussions,” therefore, are necessary in any relationship to allow it to grow and flourish but the process must be constructive.

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Find Self-Help Books in our New Bookstore!

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in The Wire |

The Bookstore features a large selection of popular self-help books. From improving relationships, to finding tips to handle stress, browse our Amazon store below to learn ways to improve your health and wellness.

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Psychologist Spotlight: A Graduate Student’s Leap from Army Engineer to Psychology

Posted by on Jan 27, 2015 in Anxiety, Building Resilience, Culture & Society, Depression, Military, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Postpartum Depression, Psychologist Spotlight, The Wire |

Army Capt. David Barry, a graduate student in USU’s clinical psychology program, took a giant leap in a new direction when he arrived on campus three years ago. Until then, he’d spent his entire professional life working as an engineer officer in a mechanized infantry brigade.

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