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Mitigating the Children's Health Crisis

Recently, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent panel of experts in disease prevention and evidence-based medicine, recommended that children between the ages of 8 and 18 be screened for anxiety. This call to action follows the...
3-May-2022 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Palo Alto University Teams with Eleos Health to Implement Voice-Based Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Clinical Training

Palo Alto University (PAU) is partnering with digital health startup Eleos Health to implement the company’s voice-based artificial intelligence (AI) in the PAU eClinic. The eClinic has a unique model for teaching students how to incorporate...
24-Mar-2022 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) Names Dr. Margaret Lamar 77th President

Margaret Lamar, Ph.D., LPC, LPCC, NCC will serve as the 77th president of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) the premier organization dedicated to quality education and supervision of counselors in all work settings. ACES...
8-Mar-2022 12:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Tackling The College Mental Health Crisis

Today’s college students are facing a serious mental health crisis, driven in part by the pandemic. After nearly two years of remote schooling and constant testing, many students are anxious, depressed and are overwhelming campus mental health...
14-Feb-2022 1:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Effectiveness of a chatbot for eating disorders prevention: A randomized clinical trial

Prevention of eating disorders (EDs) is of high importance. However, digital programs with human moderation are unlikely to be disseminated widely. The aim of this study was to test whether a chatbot (i.e., computer program simulating human...
10-Jan-2022 9:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

Integrating SMS Text Messages Into a Preventive Intervention for Postpartum Depression

Perinatal women report barriers that interfere with their ability to advocate for their mental health needs, often expressing a lack of knowledge regarding psychological symptoms or help-seeking resources [13], as well as mental illness stigma or...
1-Dec-2021 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Palo Alto University Sets Standards for Delivery of Online Mental Health Services

A new online training program for psychologists and counselors, conducted by some of the nation’s leading experts in digital therapy, offers the foundational knowledge, training and best practices necessary to incorporate digital therapy tools...
9-Sep-2021 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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First Study on Artificial Intelligence-Based Chatbot for Anxiety & Depression in Spanish-Speaking University Students

A study conducted by researchers at Palo Alto University has shown artificial intelligence-based chatbots to be effective as a psychological intervention in Spanish speaking university students. The study took place in Argentina and showed promising...
30-Aug-2021 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Palo Alto University Addresses Mental Health Needs of Senior Living Communities While Providing Training Opportunities for Beginning Clinicians

13-Jul-2022 8:00 AM EDT

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April is National Counseling Awareness Month: Tips for Finding a Counselor

1-Apr-2022 2:05 PM EDT

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April is National Counseling Awareness Month

Counseling is a great tool for learning how to navigate the stressors in our lives. However, finding the right counselor is often challenging and can be overwhelming. “It is essential to find a good counselor with whom you connect,” advises...
1-Apr-2022 2:05 PM EDT

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Brain Injury Awareness Month: When is it Safe to Return to Play After a Concussion?

Researchers at Palo Alto University’s (PAU) Behavioral Research and Assessment in Neuropsychology (BRAIN) Lab, are compiling data to help families and sports organizations assess when it is safe for student-athletes to return to play after a...
21-Mar-2022 2:35 PM EDT

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Therapist Offers Tips for Coping With Valentine's Day Blues

9-Feb-2022 4:50 PM EST

Helping Veterans navigate the sometimes difficult pathway to mental health: A combat veteran, a daughter of a combat veteran and renowned PTSD expert share their experiences and offer advice

10-Nov-2021 1:05 PM EST

Ricardo Munoz, PhD available to discuss @theNAESM new online tools to help kids, teens, parents manage stress during COVID-19

27-Sep-2021 3:55 PM EDT

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LGBTQ+ Youth: A Year of Trauma & Resilience Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

15-Jun-2021 12:15 PM EDT

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