Archive for August, 2008

Aug 15 2008

Five Years of Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Education: Assessing the Impact By Debra Hauser, MPH, Vice President, Advocates for Youth

Debra Hauser, MPH, Vice President of Advocates for Youth has written an excellent report on the impact of 5 years of abstinence-only sex education.

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Aug 12 2008

Research supporting “talk therapy” with the use of medication for depression

A study looking at the role of inter-personal or talk therapy used along with anti-depressants, shows that clients will make more rapid progress than with just medication or talk therapy alone.

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Aug 12 2008

Women’s Sports Foundation: Check out this story about a high school soccer player and her parents efforts to hold abusive coaches accountable

Click here for the story.

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Aug 11 2008

Have a narcissist magnet? Read Emotional Vampires: Dealing with people who drain you dry, by Albert J.Bernstein, Ph.D

Do you wonder if you have a magnet that attracts people who only want to take from you and drain you dry?

If so, you should read Albert Bernstein’s book, Emotional Vampires… so you can learn to spot a narcissist quickly. Here are some of the characteristics to look for in emotional vampires…

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Aug 06 2008

You may have seen this inspirational father-son video…it’s worth watching again

Check it out here.

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Aug 06 2008

Free Cognitive Restructuring Worksheet

This is a worksheet for you to use to practice your ability to challenge and reframe your own thoughts and beliefs.

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Aug 04 2008

Cognitive restructuring (CR): The ABCDE way to change automatic negative, self-defeating beliefs into more affirming messages

Cognitive restructuring is a therapy exercise which can help you evaluate negative and perhaps irrational beliefs and turn them into more positive, life affirming messages.

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Aug 04 2008

Cognitive therapy: The Beck Institute Blog

If you are reading my blog, you know I’m writing about Cognitive Therapy.

In the spirit of offering you links to websites that offer great information, click here for the Beck Institute Blog.

You will find a wealth of information related to Cognitive Therapy, including commentary from Aaron Beck, one of the co-founders of the Cognitive Therapy.

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Aug 02 2008

Billie Jean King: Advocating for Youth and Adult Women in Sports

Billie Jean King founded one of the most influential foundations supporting and advocating for women in sports today, the Women’s Sports Foundation.

Click here for the success stories of the girls and adult women who have had to fight for their rights in American sports.

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