A Crash Course in School Refusal

School refusal behavior is one of the most stressful things that can happen to a family. It is woefully understudied. Only recently has the term begun to be more commonly acknowledged as providers give more attention to this issue. This topic is also one I am quite personally interested in treating as comprehensive treatment often […]

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What Do 50 Years of Youth Therapy Research Show Us?

This week we have a really unique study. Here’s the reference: Weisz, J. R.W, Kuppens, S., Ng, M. Y., Eckshtain, D., Ugueto, A. M., Vaughn-Coaxum, R…. et al. (2017). What five decades of research tells us about the effects of youth psychological therapy: A multilevel meta-analysis and implications for science and practice. American Psychologist, 72, […]

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Research Review: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for OCD

Approximately 10% of individuals diagnosed with OCD don’t get better with traditional treatment. Researchers are always identifying new strategies for these “treatment resistant” cases, one of which is called transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). The following article reviews the literature: Blom, R. M., Figge, M., Vulink, N., & Denys (2011). Update on Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation […]

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