Teens’ struggles with peers forecast long-term adult problems

Teens’ struggles with peers forecast long-term adult problems

Society for Research in Child DevelopmentTeens' struggles with peers forecast long-term adult problemsTeenagers' struggles to connect with their peers in the early adolescent years while not getting swept along by negative peer influences predict their capacity to form strong friendships and avoid s ...
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How we do it…Contemplative Neuroscience.

How we do it…Contemplative Neuroscience.

We are often asked to consult with other clinicians or organizations. At some point the question comes up asking, "what model do you use?" The person asking the question is usually wondering what field within psychology we apply to motivate and change behavior. It is a complicated question, but a re ...
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Great Tutorial in Setting Effective Behavioral Goals

Great Tutorial in Setting Effective Behavioral Goals

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By Rachel FreemanThe Gale GroupSTEPS FOR REACHING EFFECTIVE GOALSBEHAVIOR GOALS AND OBJECTIVES IN EDUCATIONCHARACTERISTICS OF BEHAVIORAL OBJECTIVESIMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS FOR DESIGNING BEHAVIOR OBJECTIVESEveryone has had some experience setting personal goals. Perhaps the most common goal people se ...
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NY Times: Our Failed Approach to Schizophrenia

NY Times: Our Failed Approach to Schizophrenia

Our Failed Approach to SchizophreniaTOO many pendulums have swung in the wrong directions in the United States. I am not referring only to the bizarre all-or-nothing rhetoric around gun control, but to the swing inmental health care over the past 50 years: too little institutionalizing of teenagers ...
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Resources for Dealing with Tragedy

Resources for Dealing with Tragedy

Mr. Lonny R. Webb 1609 Willamette Falls DriveWest Linn, Oregon 97068 December 15, 2012Dear Mr. Webb :As the leader of the National Center for Crisis Management and the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, I want to write to the membership to address the tragic event that occurred ...
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If Understanding Neurology Can Soften a Judge, How About a Parent?

If Understanding Neurology Can Soften a Judge, How About a Parent?

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We spend a lot of time with clients answering how should I consequate a child, adult dependent or even a loved one's behavior. We operate from a behavioral premise, but we view that premise through the lenses of diagnoses, history of trauma and neglect, and experience. This means that a consequence ...
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How Psychotherapy and Journaling Help

How Psychotherapy and Journaling Help

At NBx, we use psychotherapuetic journaling to aid in our clients therapy sessions. Not only does it serve as record of what transpired between sessions allowing us to "replay" significant events and look for patterns and meaning, but it may also support and reinforce the development of neural pat ...
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Positive Effects of Physical Activity on the Brain

Positive Effects of Physical Activity on the Brain

Bruce Perry, MD whose website can be accessed here, is a leading expert in the field of maltreatment and traumatized children.  I have participated in workshops, conferences and even a year long academy that Dr. Perry led and always found his insights helpful. Dr. Perry always has great blogs and t ...
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Nova: Life’s Greatest Miracle

Nova: Life’s Greatest Miracle

When working with children who have experienced early maltreatment we often use Nova's video on Life's Greatest Miracle as a visual journey in early development. The video is now avalible to be streamed from Nova's website and we have linked to it here.Watch Life's Greatest Miracle on PBS. See more ...
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The MindWorks© Series: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Training

The MindWorks© Series: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Training

The MindWorks© Series:Strategies for Understanding and Helping Individuals Diagnosed Alcohol Related Neurodevelopmental DisordersNeuroBehavioral Concepts is pleased to offer a 1/2 day training with the objective of helping families, organizations and professionals better understand ...
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