Monthly Archives: October 2014

Invitation to Post

I would like to encourage Everyone to use this blog. Community members, our counselors, past and current, as well as our school-based colleagues, please leave comments about the challenges our community faces, suggestions for coping with different mental health, substance-related, relationship-related issues. Find useful information in your readings, continuing education workshops? Post it here, share it and open it up for conversation!

Resolve to Have Fundraiser Dinner October 27, 2014

Resolve October Fundraising Dinner at The Netherwood Bar & Grill
1370 South Avenue, Plainfield, NJ 07062   908-753-4500

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Restaurants Union County – Netherwood Bar & Grill’s- Union County Restaurants

The Netherwood Bar & Grill’s menu options make us one of the most popular restaurants in Union County NJ. Our menu will satisfy even the most critical diner…

Working with Children At Resolve

Resolve Comarticle-2544745-1AE8B36600000578-554_154x115munity Counseling in working with children strives to utilize evidence based treatments.  That is the type of psychotherapy chosen to aid a particular child is that which is most appropriate for his or her problem and one that is based on the latest based research.  For example, very often girls with eating disorders will have elements of a borderline personality.  The most effective treatment for this is Dialectical Behavior Therapy.  If that is indicated to be appropriate for this child, psychotherapists will skills in that protocol will bechosen.  We are not satisfied with merely helping children feel better but determining the underlying problems in their personality, personal view of life, attitudes, and behaviors that need to be fundamentally changed to guide them to a better life.

Theoretical Foundations of CBT and REBT in Psychotherapy

The evidence in psychotherapy now supports a de-emphasis of early childhood explorations. While REBT and CBT accepts the fact that neurotic states are sometimes originally learned or aggravated by early teaching or irrational beliefs by one’s family and by society, it holds that these early-acquired irrationalities are not automatically sustained over the years by themselves.Instead, they are very actively and creatively re-instilled by the individuals themselves. In many cases the therapist spends very little time on the clients’ parents or family upbringing; and yet helps them to bring about significant changes in their disturbed patterns of living. The therapist demonstrates that no matter what the clients’ basic irrational philosophy of life, nor when and how they acquired it, they are presently disturbed because they still believe this self-defeating world- and self-view. If they will observe exactly what they are irrationally thinking in the present, and will challenge and question these self-statements they will usually improve significantly.