Tag: <span>Atlanta psychologist</span>

The Downward Spiral of Narcissism

From the time we are in the crib and examining our own fingers and toes, our fascination with ourselves spans the ~8 decades of our lives. What we call pride, and others would call narcissism, is expressed in the adulation for our early drawings, oh-too-cute vocabulary and our initial attempts at physical skill and stamina. …

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Fit for Duty, but…still in Pain

Pain The final months of treatment in workers’ compensation sees the surgeon complete his/her role in the patient care. The management of residual symptoms has been referred to pain management. In the latter case, injections and physical therapies have been discontinued, and, ideally, a medication regimen has been determined that will assist the patient in …

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Grievous Error in Psychotherapy

There is a growing body of research that psychological care (Eg. cognitive behavioral psychotherapy) may not be effective with some patients. It tends to exacerbate symptoms in some populations. The generic term counseling‚Äù refers to listening to someone, exchanging opinions and ideas, providing consultation and guidance. The term applies any time you believe that an …

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Narcissistic Insult

The Narcissistic Insult Concept Narcissism is excessive self-involvement. The patient sees him/herself as being possessed of great talent or achievements and wants recognition for obvious superiority. Such individuals perceive themselves as powerful, brilliant and/or beautiful, and they believe that they are special, unique and want a great deal of admiration. They have a sense of …

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Going Both Ways

Going Both Ways

“Going Both Ways” I have often discussed the impact of delayed care and procedure approval on injured workers. …
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For Whom is Brief Care Effective or Ineffective

If someone truly does need psychotherapy following injury, what are the current standards of care…and why? For most …
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Resistance

Treatment Resistance

The concern is “treatment resistance” mental disorder. In the scientific literature, there has been a 25 fold …
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