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Weekend Workshops With the Founders: David and Diane


Join founders, David & Diane, as they host 3 weekend workshops for graduates of the 6-Day Hypnotherapy Certification course focused on specific and topical education to help broaden the mind and develop your professional toolkit.

Choose 1 or all 3, and see how they can transform you.  Spaces Limited!

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Could wearables capture well-being?

Applying machine learning models, a type of artificial intelligence (AI), to data collected passively from wearable devices can identify a patient's degree of resilience and well-being, according to investigators at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York.

The findings, reported in the May 2nd issue of JAMIA Open, support wearable devices, such as the Apple Watch®, as a way to monitor and assess psychological states remotely without requiring the completion of mental health questionnaires.

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Major psychologists' group warns of social media's potential harm to kids

For the first time, the American Psychological Association has issued recommendations for guiding teenager's use of social media. The advisory, released Tuesday, is aimed at teens, parents, teachers and policy makers.

This comes at a time when teenagers are facing high rates of depression, anxiety and loneliness. And, as NPR has reported, there's mounting evidence that social media can exacerbate and even cause these problems.

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Providers predict longer wait times for mental health services. Here’s who it impacts most

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, health care providers across the country have seen an increase in patients of all ages seeking mental and behavioral health treatment. To meet the growing needs of the public and to protect practitioners from burnout, psychologists are exploring strategies to address the mental health workforce shortage.

Psychologists are concerned that, if unaddressed, the shortage could have serious and lasting effects on patients throughout the country, but particularly on people of color because of the limited number of practitioners serving marginalized communities.

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