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S. Freud’s Models of the Mind Part 1

By Dr Martina Paglia | 06 November 2018
S. Freud’s Models of the Mind

This is the first article in our series on history of psychology. This post will look at the development of S. Freud’s early ideas about human psychology and the discovery of the unconscious mind. 1. The Affect-Trauma Theory At the beginning of his scientific career Freud had been greatly influenced by Charcot, the French psychiatrist...

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Anxiety Disorders

By The International Psychology Clinic | 31 October 2018
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety Disorders

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety Disorders CBT for GAD Anxiety in London. When you suffer from panic attacks, unrelenting worries, incapacitating phobia, or obsessive thoughts, it is important to realise that you don’t have to live with it forever. You have choices that you can make to feel better. Therapy is the most effective choice...

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How to Reinforce Positive Behaviour in Children and Adults with Challenging Behaviour Part 3

By Mary Egan | 24 October 2018
How to Reinforce Positive Behaviour in Children and Adults with Challenging Behaviour

This is the third and last blog in our series on how to deal with challenging behaviour. In this post I will discuss antecedent-based interventions. In my previous post of this series I discussed differential reinforcement strategies. You can read the second post of this series by clicking here. Antecedent-based strategies are used to reduce...

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Psychosocial Developmental Milestones from Birth to Age 2

By Dr Martina Paglia | 08 October 2018
Psychosocial Developmental Milestones from Birth to Age 2

This is the third of a series of articles on child development from birth to 2 years. To read the second article click here. Child development is not an exact science. Every infant grows and develops at its own pace. However, the information about psychosocial development provided in this article are a useful reference for every new parent....

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How to Reinforce Positive Behaviour in Children and Adults with Challenging Behaviour Part 2

By Mary Egan | 01 October 2018
How to Reinforce Positive Behaviour in Children and Adults with Challenging Behaviour

This is the second blog in our series on how to deal with challenging behaviour. In my previous post I discussed the principles of reinforcement, extinction and punishment. You can read the first post of this series by clicking here. All techniques in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) are based on these three principles. One of...

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How to Reinforce Positive Behaviour in Children and Adults with Challenging Behaviour Part 1

By Mary Egan | 24 September 2018
How to Reinforce Positive Behaviour in Children and Adults with Challenging Behaviour

This is the first blog in our series on how to deal with challenging behaviour. Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) has become a well-known system of supporting individuals, particularly those with diagnoses of learning disabilities, autism, or dementia. This system was developed from Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), which uses behavioural principles to increase or decrease behaviours....

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Cognitive Developmental Milestones from Birth to Age 2

By Dr Martina Paglia | 19 September 2018
Cognitive Developmental Milestones from Birth to Age 2

This is the second of a series of articles on child development from birth to 2 years. To read the first article click here. Child development is not an exact science. Every infant grows and develops at its own pace. However the information about cognitive development provided in this article are a useful reference for every new...

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Biosocial Developmental Milestones from Birth to Age 2

By Dr Martina Paglia | 12 September 2018
Biosocial Developmental Milestones from Birth to Age 2

This is the first of a series of articles on child development from birth to 2 years. Child development is not an exact science. Every infant grows and develops at its own pace. However the information provided in this article are a useful reference for every new parent. 1. Body Shapes and Dimensions At birth, the...

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5 Tips for Managing Conduct Disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder

By Mary Egan | 03 September 2018
5 Tips for Managing Conduct Disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder

A diagnosis of Conduct disorder is given when the following characteristics are exhibited frequently: Aggression towards people and animals Property destruction Deceitfulness Antisocial behaviour, e.g. theft and rule violations. A diagnosis of Oppositional Defiant Disorder is characterized by: Problems with anger Frequent non-compliance with rules Argumentativeness Misattribution of blame towards others. Of course, many of...

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5 Tips to Manage Social Anxiety

By Daphne Catsamba | 13 August 2018
5 Tips to Manage Social Anxiety

Social anxiety feels quite similar to stage fright. Many people experience the fear of public performance and it can be overwhelming. Situations such as public speaking, especially in front of a big audience, meeting a very important person, being the centre of attention or attending different social encounters, could be very difficult to handle effectively....

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