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Suicide and the Inner Voice: Risk Assessment, Treatment and Case Management

…answers to both questions are at the heart of Suicide and the Inner Voice. Dr. Firestone believes that the key to understanding suicidal behavior comes from a knowledge of the destructive thought processes of those at risk and an awareness of their origins in early family interactions. He tells us that the negative events in our lives are not nearly as harmful as what we tell ourselves about them. From an understanding of how one begins a downward…

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The Price of Being Strong: Risks to the Mental Health of Athletes

…cted, many athletes may face increased mental health risks without getting the help they need. Physical strains endured by athletes are common and considerable. Yet, psychological strain comes not just from bodily injury, but can also rise from the immense pressures of competing, and ultimately the grief of parting with the sport you love. After retiring, athletes may experience a sense of loss. They may lose touch with their identity and purpose….

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PsychAlive Event Calendar

…here Sep. 10 Understanding and Preventing Suicide Free Webinar Presenter: Dr. Lisa Firestone 11am – 12pm PST Learn more or register here Sep. 11 Cottage Hospital Grand Rounds Suicide: What Mental Health Professionals Need to Know Santa Barbara, CA Learn more here Sep. 12 Help Save a Life: Suicide Prevention Response CSU Channel Islands Suicide Prevention Week Channel Islands, CA Learn more here Sep. 17 Suicide: What Every Professional Should Know…

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Video Playlist: Dr. Robert Firestone

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Loving a Trauma Survivor: Understanding Childhood Trauma’s Impact On Relationships

…m an intimate relationship may lead to frightening missteps and confusion. How can we better understand the impact of trauma, and help survivors find the love, friendship and support they and their partner deserve? How People Cope With Unresolved Trauma Whether the trauma was physical, sexual, or emotional, the impact can show up in a host of relationship issues. Survivors often believe deep down that no one can really be trusted, that intimacy is…

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Videos

…ts Playlists Self-Development Parenting Relationships Dr. Robert Firestone Dr. Lisa Firestone Dr. Carol Gilligan Dr. James Gilligan Dr. James and Dr. Carol Gilligan Dr. James Garbarino Dr. Kirk Schneider Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn Dr. Dan Siegel Dr. Peter A. Levine Dr. Pat Love Dr. Sheldon Solomon Dr. Donald Meichenbaum Dr. Donna Rockwell Dr. Daniel Zamir Dr. Christine Courtois Dr. Allan Schore   « prev 1 2 … 3 4 5 … 15 16 next » Lisa Firestone‘s…

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Psychological First Aid

…, unless that is the expectation. Once you’ve heard what they have to say, you can simply reply something like, “I’m sorry you are going through that, how can I help?” This then becomes a good time to help the person make a plan to address the problem, if possible, or to develop a plan to help them better cope with a problem that might persist. If the person declines your assistance then you might just say, “Well let me know if it turns out there…

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VIDEO: Dr. Allan Schore on the Roots of Suicide and Early Attachment

…nteract. And it’s been said that nature and nurture first come together in the mother/infant relationship. And as you’re well aware now, all the major psychotherapy models now are coming back to the centrality of this early development. And that’s what I want to talk about. And also we’re seeing another shift now. We’re also seeing a shift, if you will, maybe three decades ago we were into behavior and behavioral models and then it shifted to cogn…

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Understanding & Preventing Suicide

How can you know if your family member or friend may be suicidal? How do you recognize the warning signs? How can you help? The Glendon Association has produced a program to inform the public about suicide prevention. This powerful new film highlights the lives of three individuals, Kevin, Susan and Trish, who made serious suicide attempts and lived. Listen to their remarkable stories and journeys to recovery. Learn from experts in suicide preven…

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Faces of Suicide

…as they openly share their experiences and reveal how making the Quilt has helped them in their healing process. The words and actions of these individuals poignantly demonstrate the devastating emotional effects of suicide on the survivors, while at the same time underscoring the importance of reducing the stigma of suicide. In making this documentary, the film’s creators and producers hope to raise awareness about suicide as the widespread commu…

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