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Leslie’s “Go-To” Granola Recipe

A Recipe to Improve Attention & Focus

Dr. Leslie Korn shares a brainpower-promoting recipe from her book, Eat Right, Feel Right.

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Managing Diabetes: Tools for Nurses and Patients with Diabetes

Free printable tools to help manage diabetes

Mary Ann Rosa, MSN, GNP-BC, CDE, DNP-S, The PESI Team

Mary Ann Rosa, MSN, GNP-BC, CDE, DNP-S, offers printable infographics and worksheets to help patients improve their diabetes management skills and avoid complications and hospitalizations.

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Five lifestyle factors that can help clients make progress faster

How the acronym “SEEDS” can improve emotional stability, cognitive function, and resilience.

Are you missing the big picture? Learn how five simple lifestyle changes can help treat trauma, anxiety, and depression.

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A Guide to Understanding ABGs

What You Need To Know About Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) Tests

Cyndi Zarbano

A simple cheat sheet to reference when reading Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) test results.

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The Insomnia Epidemic

Americans are notoriously sleep deprived, and those with psychiatric conditions are even more likely to be yawning or groggy during the day.

Chronic sleep problems affect up to 80% of the clients in your practice, and sleep disorders are particularly common in clients with trauma, anxiety, depression, and chronic pain. That's why we created this FREE high-quality visual

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Straight Talk: Understanding Antidepressant Selection Medications for Depression

What’s important when Initiating Antidepressant Selection

By Joseph Wegmann  With medication management playing an increasingly pivotal role in the treatment of mental health disorders, the challenges faced by clinicians are increasing.

It's more critical than ever for mental health professionals to understand how to effectively collaborate with practioners prescribing medication. Here's what you need to know...

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The Importance of Mental Stretching

FREE printable worksheet!

Warm-ups can be considered “mental stretching.” They are usually five to ten minutes in length and help clients become familiar with drawing, self-expression and communicating with others

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Calm & Alert

Yoga and mindfulness practices to teach self-regulation and social skills to children.

Calm and Alert is an innovative approach to teaching self-regulation and social skills to children by utilizing their bodies, minds, and breath through yoga and mindfulness practices. Get started with three basic practices available for FREE here.

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Free Yourself from Feeling Boxed in By Anger

Free strategy from the Letting Go of Anger Card Deck

The following, easy to visualize, empowering metaphor can quickly help clients free themselves from feeling trapped in by anger.

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Beyond Lip Service: Confronting Our Prejudices Against Higher-Weight Clients

Therapists should not only be aware of their potential prejudices toward higher-weight clients, but should commit themselves to challenge those attitudes as well.

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