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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain

Cognitive behavioral therapy, or C.B.T., in essence teaches people to restructure how they think about problems. Drug-free pain management is now a top priority among researchers at the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, a division of the National Institutes of Health.

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Tips for Parents Supporting Children with ADHD

The school environment can be challenging even for a child with optimal psychological health. The responsibilities such as school assignments, homework, interaction with other children, and co-curricular activities all can contribute to considerable stress in a child. The level of stress in children who suffer from ADHD can be even greater because of the unique challenges they confront due to their symptoms.
The following pointers can help prepare a child with ADHD for school:

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Plan Ahead to Help Your Child with ADHD: Tips for Mastery of the Classroom Experience

Children with ADHD benefit from knowing what to expect before they arrive to the classroom. This will not only prevent any potential issues (e.g., behavioral, academic) during the first days or weeks of school, but it will also provide the child with a much-needed boost of self-confidence, as they won’t be as overwhelmed with their new classroom environment, new teacher(s), classroom rules, peers, and the numerous other distractions and challenges they will face.

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Therapy Podcast – Forgiving Yourself for a Bad Day

In this Podcast with Dr Gordon: Forgiving yourself for bad day. “Self talk” and having faith in yourself.

Dr Gordon Pathways Neuropsychology Associates | Psychologists | Toms River, Manahawkin, Freehold, NJ

Therapy Podcast – Supporting Significant Others During Diet Part 2 & Self Image

In this Podcast with Dr Gordon: Supporting Significant Others During Diet Part 2. Plus
Taking day off and treating yourself….Believing you could do it (most important thing)… Self Image

Dr Gordon Pathways Neuropsychology Associates | Psychologists | Toms River, Manahawkin, Freehold, NJ

Therapy Podcast – Supporting Significant Others During Diet & Exercise

In this Podcast with Dr Gordon: Supporting Significant Others During Diet & Exercise

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The IQ Test Broken Down

The IQ, Intelligence Quotient, test is a standardized test created to measure intelligence. It is a helpful tool to predict academic and vocational success. The idea behind the IQ test is that by assessing certain measurable cognitive abilities of a person, one can make predictions regarding a person’s abilities and future functioning. Questions on the test range…

Dr Gordon Pathways Neuropsychology Associates | Psychologists | Toms River, Manahawkin, Freehold, NJ

Therapy Podcast – Keeping Things in Perspective

In this Podcast with Dr Gordon: Keeping things in perspective— “Apreciation of chaos”— while raising children; Guy or girl say “I love you” first?

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Prozac Nation Is Now Xanax Nation

While to epidemiologists the disorder is a medical condition, anxiety is starting to seem like a sociological condition, too: a shared cultural experience that feeds on alarmist CNN graphics and metastasizes through social media.

Dr Gordon Pathways Neuropsychology Associates | Psychologists | Toms River, Manahawkin, Freehold, NJ

Therapy Podcast – Self Awareness

In this Podcast with Dr Gordon:

Keeping your cool when stuck with children for very long time during winter break; understanding we arent perfect; self-awareness; taking vacations