Expert Q&A

Becoming Successful Despite ADHD

Topics: ADHD | Psychotherapy

CCPR: Dr. Katz, how did you get interested in this topic? Dr. Katz: There’s a body of research exploring the lives of those who overcame a range of adverse childhood experiences, including learning-related challenges. I’ve always been interested in this work. Parents at our center are often surprised to learn that successful adults in every prof

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Behavioral Strategies for Suicide Prevention

Topics: Depressive Disorder | Psychotherapy

What can you do—beyond prescribing medications—to help your patients who have suicidal ideation? There are many strategies that you can teach your patients, even in the context of brief psychopharm visits. In this article, I’ll describe eight behavioral strategies that your patients are likely to find helpful. They are adapted from cognitive behav

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Expert Q&A

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for Children and Adolescents

Topics: Child Psychiatry | Psychotherapy

CCPR: Welcome, Dr. Scarlet. We hear a lot about a variety of therapies for children and adolescents, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT). More recently, we are hearing a lot about acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). Can you tell us what ACT is? Dr. Scarlet: ACT seeks to teach us to mindfully observ

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CME Post-Test

CME Post-Test - Street Drugs, CATR, March/April 2017

Topics: Addiction | Practice Tools and Tips | Psychopharmacology | Psychotherapy | Research Update | Substance Abuse

The post-test for this issue is available for one year after the publication date to subscribers only (December 31, 2017). By successfully completing the test you will be awarded a certificate for 2 CME credits. Click here to take your CME test. Note: All of the CME tests are available in the “My Account” section of the site when you are log

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Managing Pain: A Cognitive Behavioral Therapist’s Approach [Free Article]