psychology

October 5, 2014

How does therapy work?

That’s a good question. Most of us go to the doctor or the dentist starting from a very young age, so we grow up with something […]
October 2, 2014

Examining the Evidence for Evidence-Based Practices

It’s a mantra in grad-school that one’s theoretical orientation and the services they provide in their therapies should center on “evidence-based practices.” With the demand for […]
September 24, 2014

On the psychology of Learning Gender Roles

So, all psychologists have their “thing,” an area or a particular topic in the field that they find really, really fascinating. Gender is my “thing.” Sex […]
September 15, 2014

Over the teeth and through the gums: Prenatal environment and Evolutionary taste preferences

The other day, I heard a story about someone who absolutely loves hot sauce – she can basically chug it. Apparently, she’s been a hot sauce […]
September 9, 2014

How Behavior Shapes the Brain

When we talk about human nature, we often say that we’re “hardwired” to be a certain way, that we’re “programmed” to behave in a particular manner. […]
September 2, 2014

Rage on the Road: The Psychology of Aggressive Driving

In the United States, the average commute to work is about 25 minutes. About 8% of the population has a commute 60 minutes or longer, and […]
August 26, 2014

I Spy with My Culturally Shaped Eye

At some point in your life, perhaps at the eye doctor or during a check-up by the school nurse, you have probably been asked to look […]
August 11, 2014

Are crows smarter than your toddler?

Something to crow about Aesop’s Fable, “The Crow and the Pitcher,” tells the story of a thirsty crow that comes across a pitcher of water. There […]
July 30, 2014

Upcoming Event: Women’s Business Breakfast

Where: The Art of Floating, Bloomsburg, PA When: Wednesday, August 30th, 2014 Time: 7:30 a.m. Our very own Sara Grier, LCSW, CCPT will be talking to the Art of […]
July 8, 2014

Therapeutic Alliance Formation: CBT or Psychodynamic? An Empirical Investigation

Goldman et al. (2013) provides a unique voice to the ongoing discussion of effective psychotherapeutic techniques by way of an analysis of an integrative psychotherapeutic model. […]
June 25, 2014

Natural Aggression in Childhood

Thanks to Sara Grier for this contribution. You can read more of her work on her blog: www.newpaththerapy.com The recent spate of shootings in malls, schools, on […]
June 23, 2014

The Neurological Basis of Political Opinion

“Although many people want to believe that their positions on moral, religious, and political issues are the product of rational, conscious thought, the reality is that […]