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What is Psychology?

Psychology is an academic and applied discipline involving the scientific study of mental processes and behavior. Psychology also refers to the application of such knowledge to various spheres of human activity, including problems of individuals' daily lives and the treatment of mental illness.

Psychology differs from the other social sciences — anthropology, economics, political science, and sociology — in seeking to explain the mental processes and behavior of individuals. Read More
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Colour Reading Cards
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Jin Shin Do®:Bodymind Acupressure® books
JIN SHIN DO®:BODYMIND ACUPRESSURE® BOOKS AND BOOKLETSThe Joy of Feeling: Bodymind Acupressure by Iona Marsaa Teeguarden (364 page book, 1987, 2003; JSDF) $34.00The same classic book about the bodymind connection, with a beautiful NEW COVER (painting of the "5 Lands" on p. 64). Replete with case stories. Integrates
Psychotherapy and Consulting
PSYCHOTHERAPY SERVICES OFFERED: Adults, Adolescents, Children IndividualsCouplesFamiliesBrief to Long-term TherapyExpert Witness ConsultationCritical Incident Stress DebriefingCONSULTING SERVICES OFFERED: Corporate & Organizational ConsultingExecutive CoachingSPECIALIZATIONS:DepressionAnxietyStressRelationshipsSelf-Esteem, Insecurity, EmpowermentLife TransitionsAddictions Substances (alcohol, pot, marijuana, cocaine, party drugs, etc.)Behaviors Sex addictions Compulsive sexOnline pornComputer addictions - all kindsGamblingSpending, shoppingFood, EatingTrauma/PTSD Victims of Violent CrimeRapeDomestic ViolenceAdults
How to Pick the Perfect Holistic Health Practitioner for You
Your therapists, physicians, acupuncturists, massage therapists, body workers and energy workers need to be interviewed and checked out just like your roofer! I don't know about you but finding a good roofer is might-near-impossible. Psychological outcome research has shown that half of the therapists make us better and
REBUILDING TRUST – PART II
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DO YOU LOVE A NARCISSIST?
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Managing The Stress Of Ending A Relationship
Sometimes it can be difficult to manage the stress and depression of ending a relationship with someone. You feel sad and anxious and you do not feel that great. Here is a list of ideas on what you can do to help manage the stress of ending a
Saying "YES" to Less Stress - Part 2
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Don't Shy Away From Mental Health Care
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Codependent Problems in Relationships
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Why Watson's Little Albert became the most distorted study in the history of psychology
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Managing Your Life's Stresses and Anxieties
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Prenatal exposure to pesticides linked to attention problems
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Indian Head Massage - Don't understimate it!
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Avoiding Obesity With Healthy Eating, Exercise and Hypnosis
The latest research figures show that forty million Americans are now classified as being obese. Take, out of the current population figures of there being just over three hundred million citizens in American, that means that almost 15% of all Americans are obese. To make matters worse there
How Hobbies Help with Depression
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