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Pioneer of mind body medicine Herbert Benson discusses his book, "The Relaxation Revolution: Enhancing Your Personal Health Through the Science and Genetics of Mind Body Healing," presented by Harvard Book Store. In the 1970s, Dr. Herbert Benson of Harvard Medical School ushered in a new era of understanding in the field of mind body medicine. Coining the term "relaxation response," Dr. Benson identified the body's physiologic reaction that is the exact opposite of the stress (fight-or-flight) response. In the four decades since that initial discovery, Benson and his colleagues have established the first effective therapy to counteract the harmful effects of stress. "The Relaxation Revolution" details Dr. Benson's recent work with colleagues in the field of genetics.
Here is an excellent video describing CBT and several cognitive behavioral tools and strategies that I also use with my clients.
This video is Part 5 of a 6 part series on Stress Management and Wellness delivered by Dr. LuAnn Helms (Psychologist) of Utah State University's Counseling and Psychological Services, this presentation reviews several cognitive behavioral tools to deal with stress, anxiety and overwhelming emotions.
Guided Imagery starts at about 3:30 mins. Physician, author, speaker, researcher, and consultant Martin L. Rossman, M.D., demonstrates the use of guided imagery to reduce stress and anxiety, relieve pain, change lifestyle habits, and live with more wellness. Series: UCSF Mini Medical School for the Public [3/2010].
Martin Seligman, a pioneer in the field of positive psychology, discusses how psychology over the next 10 years will be improving and how positive psychology is ushering in a new era of psychology.
Positive Psychology has three areas of focus:
What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)?
What is CBT? According to the Beck Institute, founded by Aaron Beck who is known as the father of cognitive therapy, CBT is a unique form of therapy that is designed to focus on solving problems associated with various mental health issues. The 4 Steps of CBT are:
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