When B.F. Skinner founded behaviorism what did he discover? He claimed that just like any other animal humans can be trained through a series of reinforcements and punishments. Over the years the field of applied behavior analysis has used these founding principles to create a systematic approach to learning. It turns out, you and me . . .
One thing they do share is the prefix of psych. In Ancient Greek, psyche (ψυχη) meant the soul or spirit. Another source, Free Dictionary, states the origin from Greek psūkho-, soul, life, which came from psūkhē. In English, the prefix psycho- or psych-refers to mind, mental. Definitions Psychotherapy: The treatment of mental illness or related issues . . .
If you already know that you want to help people cope with personal problems and mental health issues, you might think that you have already narrowed down your career choices. That's true to some extent, but the world of mental health professionals is larger than you might realize at first. Let's dig into the differences . . .
If you're passionate about wellness and fully believe that the mind, body and spirit are intertwined, a career as a holistic counselor may be the perfect fit for you. This human services career combines a focus on helping people cope with life problems and mental health disorders with a whole-person approach that may even include . . .
If you've ever had a good massage, you know how therapeutic the experience can be. Massage professionals are trained to use specialized, therapeutic touches to manipulate the soft tissues of the body to achieve relaxation, stress reduction, improved circulation, pain relief and other therapeutic effects. There are plenty of career opportunities for massage therapists, who . . .