Getting Back to Your Center When You Feel Off-Balance

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Balance in one’s life is essential to functioning at our best and accomplishing the things we set out to do. Martial Arts participants, sports enthusiasts and those who meditate all know the great importance of balance to experience power and flexibility. Balance may be the most important thing we can achieve in life, giving us […]

Holistic Treatment for Depression

Posted on Posted in CBT, Depression, Therapy

Traditionally depression has been treated with Cognitive/Behavioral Therapy or other forms of psychotherapy, and if severe, antidepressant medication prescribed by a physician. Today more people are looking onto options for all their health care, and emotional health is no exception. If you or someone you know is suffering from a deep depression with suicidal thoughts […]

Tips for Attaining Balance for Very Busy People

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Balance in one’s life is essential to functioning at peak performance and accomplishing goals. Anyone who has studied business strategies, martial arts, skiing, golf, or serious sorts of any kind, knows the essential importance of balance to experiencing power and flexibility. Balance may be the most important thing we can achieve in life, giving us […]

Pain Management with Relaxation Techniques

Posted on Posted in Anxiety Disorders, Pain, Pain Management, Therapy

For centuries many cultures have relied on relaxation techniques, trans-states, and altered consciousness to help people control chronic and acute pain. Today we tend to rely on quick and easy solutions such as pain medication. Most of us have lost the ability to control and manage our discomfort ourselves.     The pathways that conduct […]

What is Cognitive Behavior Therapy?

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Cognitive Behavior Therapy is a relatively short-term form of psychotherapy based on the concept that the way we think about things affects how we feel emotionally. It is action-focused and addresses thought patterns (cognitions) that lead to disruptive behaviors and uncomfortable emotions. CBT is oriented toward current problem solving by changing maladaptive thought patterns, behaviors […]

About Dr. Lois Nightingale

Posted on Posted in Alcohol/Addiction, Anger, Anxiety Disorders, CBT, Depression, Divorce, EMDR, Parenting, Postpartum Issues, Relationships, Therapy, Tolerance/Compassion, Work Stress/Anxiety

             Dr. Lois Nightingale is one of the very few psychotherapists licensed both as a Clinical Psychologist and as a Marriage, Family and Child Counselor. This means she holds both a masters degree and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, has completed the thousands of hours internship requirements for each therapeutic specialty […]