Identifying Signs of Anger

“If you are patient in one moment of anger you will avoid 100 days of sorrow.” Confuscious Many people who have not learned to understand anger within themselves struggle to recognize it as it approaches, only becoming aware once it has exploded and become overwhelming. Learning to identify anger as it begins to escalate is… Continue reading Identifying Signs of Anger

American Psychological Association’s Best First Line Treatment Options

In order to aid in the treatment of several mental health disorders, the American Psychological Association has defined the best first lines of treatment. We at The Academy at Sisters understand the importance of a consistent philosophical approach to changing at-risk behaviors and use a cognitive behavioral therapy model which follows evidence-based validated best practices.… Continue reading American Psychological Association’s Best First Line Treatment Options

Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing: is a directive, client centered counseling style for eliciting behavior change by helping clients explore and resolve ambivalence. • Motivation to change is elicited from the client and not imposed from without. You can’t give someone motivation much like you can’t give them self-esteem. This relies upon identifying and utilizing the client’s intrinsic… Continue reading Motivational Interviewing