Pathways News & Blog

June 7th, 2018

The American Psychiatric Association defines Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) as “a behavioral condition that makes focusing on everyday requests and routines challenging.” There are 3 types of ADHD, the first being inattentive type. Those with the inattentive type often struggle with remaining focused on the task at hand because their mind wanders. The second is hyperactive type, which has a behavioral component to it, and those with this type often are found fidgeting or…

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April 13th, 2018

By Zach Simms,MS,LPC Experts in the field of psychology reveal how they assist parents in monitoring their children’s time and experiences with today’s tech. Among the strategies mentioned are tech contracts which specifically outline how much time the child spends with the device(s) in comparison to activities throughout the day. Dr. Jaime Maurella, Licensed Clinical Psychologist at Pathways, outlines a number of specific strategies: “Tech time should follow completion of daily…

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January 26th, 2018

According to a recent article in The Washington Post; two significant shareholders of Apple have encouraged the company to take action on countering the ill effects that excessive screen time can do to children. An open letter to Apple’s board of directors this month from Jana Partners and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System, which combined control $2 billion worth of Apple stock, presented scientific research showing the harmful consequences to young people from the pervasive…

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September 26th, 2017

Christine Malm, MS, LCPC, is planning on reintroducing her DBT-Informed counseling group for college-age females and young adults. The group will be a combination of skill-based DBT guidance and processing orientation. Christine Malm, MS, LCPC, has run these groups for adolescent and young adult females for over eight years. These groups are a popular referral source for psychiatrists, therapists, and schools in the area. Group counseling can provide treatment benefits not available in…

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September 26th, 2017

Adolescent and Adult Increased awareness and understanding of the link between physical health and psychological well-being has become well-established in the medical community leading to sub-disciplines in the mental health field that include health psychology, nutritional counseling, and health and wellness counseling. Problems addressed: • Overeating and obesity • Migraines • Fibromyalgia • Pain Management • Lupus • Diabetes • Chronic…

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