Springer Publishing Blog

Posted on November 21, 2017 by Dr. Stephen Dansiger | 1 comment
My coauthor Jamie Marich and I came to collaborate on our book through a yin yang circle of EMDR therapy and mindfulness. While Jamie came to mindfulness through EMDR therapy, my journey started with mindfulness. In 1989 my drinking and drug use had long been a problem. It had resulted in many losses in career, relationship and social bonds. As early as 1987, I began to try to stop that train, but didn’t have any clear path toward resources that might have helped, so I relapsed on a regular...
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Posted on September 6, 2017 by Dr. Jamie Marich | 0 comments
Springer Publishing author Dr. Jamie Marich was recently featured as a contributor to The New York Times. David Gelles, author of the "Meditation for Real Life" series sought out Jamie for her expertise in mindful movement and dance/the expressive arts as pathways to mindfulness. Jamie is the creator of the Dancing Mindfulness approach to expressive arts therapy and the Dancing Mindfulness...
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Posted on July 3, 2015 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
For many Americans, the fireworks displays that take place across the country are the highlight of Fourth of July weekend, but for others, fireworks can be the trigger of traumatic and painful memories. Loud, sudden noises that sound like gunfire or other explosives can set off post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in combat veterans and it's important to stay sensitive to the needs of those living around us who may be struggling with the memory of traumatic experiences. ...
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Posted on December 18, 2014 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
In this monthly feature, we collect a few excerpts from reviews of our books.  Here is a sampling of our November book reviews: The Neuropsychology of Cancer and Oncology, by Chad A. Noggle, Raymond S. Dean (Eds), Thomas Tarter, Gary Johnson, Rhonda Johnson (Assoc. Editors) "Psychological and neuropsychological publications in oncology have not reached this level of development,...
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Posted on August 20, 2014 by John O'Brien | 1 comment
Addictions are a major public health issue in American society. Approximately 50% of individuals presenting to mental health clinicians have problems with either their own alcoholism or that of a family member. In addition, 24 million Americans are users of illicit drugs. For many individuals, substance use and compulsive behaviors have become a way to manage untreated mental health issues. Undiagnosed trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder are present at much higher rates in those with addictions...
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