Thomas Giles (Street Articles Author)
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Founder Thomas R. Giles, Psy.D.

Dr. Giles was a clinical psychologist for 20 years before taking on an administrative role with Westsdie Behavioral Care, Inc., in Denver, Colorado. While a psychologist, he specialized in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder and bulimia, and published numerous papers on these and related subjects. For a number of years he served as executive director for Cigna Behavioral Care of Colorado, and he collaborated with several managed care companies to maximize the effectiveness of psychotherapy across a broad range of disorders. Dr. Giles is author/editor of three books: Cognitive-Behavior Therapy: A Restructuring Approach (with Rian McMullin, Ph.D.), Managed Mental Health Care: A Guide for Practitioners, Employers, and Hospital Administrators and Handbook of Effective Psychotherapy.

Marriage Therapy Concepts: The Advantages Of Acceptance
Few things in life can make us feel crazier than expecting something from someone who has nothing to give. Few things can frustrate us more than trying to make a person someone he or she isn’t. We feel crazy when we try to pretend that person is someone he or…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Mental Health   Mar 25, 2016  
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What is the Difference Between A Licensed Clinical Social Worker (lcsw) And A Licensed Professional Counselor (lpc)?
What is the distinction between LCSWs and LPCs? The short answer to this, from a clinical perspective, is: Not much. Both sets of professionals earn Masters degrees (e.g., Master of Social Work vs Master of Psychology). Both degrees require approximately 2 years of academic work accompanied by a year-long internship…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Mental Health   Mar 22, 2016  
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Prolonged Exposure May Be the Treatment Of Choice for Post - Traumatic Stress Disorder
Although many therapists are familiar with EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) for treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) - and although quite a few are trained in this therapy method - a lesser known option, and one that may be even more effective than Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, is…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Mental Health   Mar 08, 2016  
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