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Bio for Dr Shawn K Centers

Bio for Dr Shawn K Centers Dr Shawn K Centers, DO, MH, FACOP, is the Medical Director of the Osteopathic Center for Children and is a Board Certified Pediatrician, specializing in Integrative Medicine and Osteopathic Pediatrics. Dr Centers is an internationally known expert in Osteopathic Pediatrics, nutrition, and herbal medicines as they apply to children. […]

Is Emotional Maturity Required for Success?

Is Emotional Maturity Required for Success? By Erica Goodstone, Ph.D., LMHC With political debates, caucuses and name -calling campaigns in full swing, it seems as though emotional maturity is not only unnecessary for success, but a negative attribute.  Those candidates who quietly withstood attacks and refused to retaliate have lost their standing and several have […]

Integrative Treatment Pilot Study: An Extended Care Holistic Treatment Facility for Women with Co-occurring Disorders

Integrative Treatment Pilot Study: An Extended Care Holistic Treatment Facility for Women with Co-occurring Disorders Tricia Chandler, PhD, LPC, BCPC Consulting Clinical Director and Researcher Key Words: Integrated care, co-occurring disorders, addiction, mental illness, complementary therapies Learning Objectives 1. Discuss the differences in needs of women from men in treating addiction issues and underlying co-occurring disorders. […]

The Compassionate Mind: A New Approach to Life’s Challenges

The Compassionate Mind: A New Approach to Life’s Challenges Written By: Paul Gilbert, PhD Publisher: New Harbinger Publications Inc., 513 pages Reviewed By: Dr. Susan Stuntzner PhD, LPC, CRC, NCC, DCC, FAPA Assistant Professor University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Rehabilitation Services and Counseling College of Health Affairs Compassion and self-compassion have gained […]

Allergy Season – You know it is bad when….

Allergy Season – You know it is bad when…. Published April 16th, 2014 in Allergies Every year we look forward to spring, the longer days, warmer temperatures, flowers and outdoor activities. What many of us don’t look forward to, are seasonal allergies, sinus headaches, itchy eyes and skin. This year we knew allergy season was going […]