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Brisbane military veterans turn to yoga to ease post traumatic stress disorder

Brisbane military veterans turn to yoga to ease post traumatic stress disorder http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-06-19/military-veterans-turn-to-yoga-class-brisbane-run-to-ease-ptsd/7466410 Mr Stevenson began practising yoga as a coping mechanism and became a qualified instructor in November last year. He introduced free classes for both veterans and emergency service workers to help bring peace to his peers. "I still have PTSD, I

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Misuse of therapists position

http://www.pennlive.com/nation-world/2016/02/pa_psychologist_who_used_touch.html TATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania psychologist who used "touching therapy" on two female sexual trauma patients will spend three to six years in prison. State prosecutors say the therapy really amounted to sexual abuse. Fifty-four-year-old Richard Lenhart, of State College, was sentenced Thursday in Centre County. He previously pleaded

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Virtual reality exposure therapy to treat trauma-related PTSD

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-06-virtual-reality-exposure-therapy-military.html Clinical researchers in Emory's Veterans Program will study the use of virtual reality exposure therapy to treat people suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) due to military sexual trauma. The virtual reality exposure therapy system, called BRAVEMIND, has been used to treat combat-related PTSD in veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan

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Pope backs down on gay conversion therapoy

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/aug/28/vatican-erases-popes-remarks-about-psychiatric-help-for-gay-children The Vatican has rolled back on a recommendation by Pope Francis that parents seek psychiatric help for children who show homosexual tendencies. The pope made the comments to journalists as he was flying back to Rome from Ireland, but the Vatican later removed his phrase from its official account, saying he

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Does online therapy work ?

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/feb/12/online-therapy-thousands-but-does-it-work Marc Bush, chief policy adviser at Young Minds, said that while online counselling services are valuable, “they shouldn’t replace face-to-face therapy with a trained professional. If a young person is struggling, we would encourage them to talk to their GP in the first instance, or to contact an established service

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Talking to therapist rewires your brain

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/therapy-brain-changes_us_587e440ce4b07b9dd704c13b If you can change the way you think, you can change your brain. That’s the conclusion of a new study, which finds that challenging unhealthy thought patterns with the help of a therapist can lead to measurable changes in brain activity. In the study, psychologists at King’s College London show that

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