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Behavioral Health Resources

Behavioral Health Resources BHR was founded in 1956 as the Thurston Child Guidance Clinic under the leadership of Dr. Phillip Vandeman, the first President. During the ensuing years, much has changed in the community and the field of public mental health. BHR is honored to have been supported by Phil Vandeman through his life. They were saddened by his passing early in 2009...

Institute of Behavioral Research at TCU

Institute of Behavioral Research at TCU The Institute of Behavioral Research (IBR) was established in 1962 by Saul B. Sells to conduct research on personality structure, personnel selection, social interactions, and organizational functioning. This work included pioneering research using first-generation computers for integrating personality theories through large-scale factor analysis...

The Australian Centre for Psychoanalysis

The Australian Centre for Psychoanalysis Established in 1986, the Australian Centre for Psychoanalysis Inc is a not for profit association dedicated to the practice, study and teaching of psychoanalysis, the training of analysts and research in the psychoanalytic field established by Sigmund Freud and extended by Jacques Lacan. Practising psychoanalysts of the Centre have undergone...

St. Mary's Home for Children

St. Mary's Home for Children Since 1877, St. Mary's has been caring for Rhode Island's children. While receiving some support from the Episcopal Diocese, they are a secular, non-profit agency offering comprehensive treatment programs for boys and girls traumatized by abuse or experiencing the challenges of psychiatric disorders. Children are treated and cared for in both the...

New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy

New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy They are the original Gestalt therapy institute, established by Fritz and Laura Perls in 1952. As they were then, so are they now a membership organization which is a teaching/learning community where they explore ever-evolving Gestalt therapy theory as experiencable in and expressed through practice. Anyone with an interest in Gestalt therapy is...

Gestalt Therapy Institute of Philadelphia

Gestalt Therapy Institute of Philadelphia The Gestalt Therapy Institute of Philadelphia welcomed its first class of trainees in September, 1984. The Institute, now widely known as GTIP, was begun in 1982 by Joyce Lewis and Mary Lou Schack, two therapists who had studied Gestalt Therapy and saw potential in starting a new theory-and-practice-based training program in the Philadelphia...

Sidran Institute

Sidran Institute Sidran (SID-run) began in 1986 out of a family tragedy when a beloved family member who had been abused in childhood was subsequently diagnosed with serious, debilitating psychiatric problems and a related life-threatening medical disorder. Frustrated in their search for help for the complex needs of their family member at the time, the Sidran...

Center for Advancing Health

Center for Advancing Health CFAH is working to ensure that everyone is prepared to live a healthy life and make good choices about their health and health care. Since it was founded in 1992, CFAH has aimed to increase the influence of evidence on health-related behavior and its determinants in the development of policies, practices and programs that draw this evidence to...

Symbolon Institute for Gestalt Therapy

Symbolon Institute for Gestalt Therapy Symbolon The Institute offers over 20 years in-service supplementary training in the branches of Gestalt therapy with adults, Gestalt therapy with children and young people and shape advice and is now one of the largest German Gestalt therapy institutes. Their training participants come from all parts of Germany as well as Switzerland, Austria and...

Dr. Diane

Dr. Diane Dr. Diane specializes in brain injury resources. Dr. Diane conducts presentations and workshops on coping with the physical and emotional symptoms of brain injury and has written the first book "Coping With Mild Traumatic Brain Injury" to address these symptoms from personal experience and extensive research. Mission Statement: "Within each person...

National Institute on Drug Abuse

National Institute on Drug Abuse The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is the Federal focal point for research on drug abuse and addiction. Established in 1974, NIDA became part of the National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, in October 1992. NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and...