Treatment doesn’t work for me: Alternatives to the 12-steps

“When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills.” -Chinese Proverb 12-step support groups and philosophies can be a helpful resource and tool for individual’s ...

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Why Can’t I Sleep!

“When I lie down, I start to think of all kinds of things. Suddenly my mind is busy, and I can’t turn it off.” “I can fall asleep in my chair in front of the TV, but as soon as I get into bed ...

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Misunderstood: Violence and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Our own Dr. Amy Saborsky, a clinical psychologist specializing in child and developmental psychology at Center for Integrated Behavioral Health, was recently featured in a Psychology Today blog  di...

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New Website Highlights Cognitive Behavioral Treatment Programs In Lehigh Valley

Center for Integrated Behavioral Health in Downtown Bethlehem is proud to reveal our new website created by J Taylor Design. Our new website highlights our specialty programs offering cutting edge, re...

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Dropping a Bomb to Kill Mosquitos

A recent long-term study, reported by the Philadelphia Inquirer, on effects of maternal cocaine use during pregnancy has blown the doors off the “Crack baby” theory. The study indicates that pover...

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Time for a Change: Improving Treatment for Substance Abuse

The Drug and Alcohol treatment industry has failed to address the complexity of individuals who struggle with substance abuse problems. The above conclusion is reflected in recent publications that sh...

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Publication Bias and a Call for Evidence-Based Mental Health Treatment

In the United States our mental health care system is dominated by the pharmaceutical companies marketing machine. A surprising and unfortunate ignorance exists in our culture regarding evidence based...

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The Paradox of Avoiding Emotional Pain

There is a paradox involved in human suffering. The more we attempt to avoid emotional pain the more likely we are to experience it. I become personally concerned when patients enter my office with a ...

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Lasting Benefits of CBT for Anxiety Disorders

Recent study confirms lasting benefits of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety Disorder. CBT is considered as the first line treatment for Anxiety Disorders around the world. If your physician is ...

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Secrets to a Longer Life

I happened upon a December 2011 article from the American Psychological Association’s Monitor on Psychology discussing an 8 decade research project examining the longevity of more than 1,500 childre...

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Suicide By Lifestyle Choice

When we think of living a healthy lifestyle much of the attention, and deservedly so, is focused on nutrition and exercise. As a nation we are suffering the consequences of decades of abuse. We consum...

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