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The Heart of Being Helpful

The Heart of Being Helpful

The Heart of Being Helpful

The Heart of Being Helpful: Empathy and the Creation of a Healing Presence by Peter Breggin, M.D. Paperback published by Springer Publishing Company   Dr. Breggin illustrates the importance of developing a therapeutic bond, or healing presence, between helping professionals and their clients. He provides useful vignettes, case studies, and personal insights to help beginning […]

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How to Be Helpful to Almost Anyone, Anytime

Want to be helpful to almost anyone under almost any circumstances? Want to be a better friend, husband or wife, doctor or teacher, therapist or police officer?Maybe you just want to make this holiday season as pleasant as possible for everyone around you. Almost every kind of help begins with building a positive relationship. And for many kinds of help, a good relationship is the single most helpful thing you can offer. But what makes for a positive or good relationship?

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Daily Breaking News & Information – April 2020

News April 2020 Coping with Anxiety & the Covid-19 Pandemic    News & Information for April 30, 2020 Wuhan lab scientists investigated; Locals dispute CCP claim of no new cases   For a healing hike, try forest bathing Naturalist and author John Muir wrote, “In every walk with nature, one receives far more […]

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News March 2020 Coping with Anxiety & the Covid-19 Pandemic      News & Information for March 31, 2020 How To Help: Getting Protective Equipment (PPE) to Our Healthcare Heroes. Healthcare workers are front line fighters against COVID-19, but they face critical shortages of Personal Protective Equipment nationwide. PPE enhances their safety so they […]

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Daily Breaking News & Information – February 2020

News – February 2020   News & Information for February 29 – March 1, 2020 Epidemic Anxiety – The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 02/26/20  Epidemic Anxiety. A life-changing presentation! I examine the causes and recovery from anxiety of all kinds from the corona virus, global warning and political threats to severe clinical anxieties […]

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Breaking News and Information – August 2019

Current News   News & Information for August 31 – September 1, 2019 ★ Explaining depression biologically increases prognostic pessimism A recent study published in Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, and Practice examines the effects of psychoeducation on perceptions toward depression. The study tests how biological and person-environment interaction explanations differ in effects on treatment preference, […]

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