Dr. Halverson on the FOCUS Program | Rogers Behavioral Health

So the FOCUS program is an exciting new option here at Rogers Memorial Hospital We are really trying to take patients in this transition of life where they’re moving from adolescence to adulthood When you’re leaving your family it’s when you’re establishing roots It’s when you’re going to college getting a job These are very important developmental milestones It’s very […]

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Dr. Park discusses treatment in San Francisco East Bay | Rogers Behavioral Health

I’m a licensed clinical psychologist And I used to work as a clinical instructor a faculty member over at Stanford University at the School of Medicine and prior to that I did some of my training also at Massachusetts General Hospital in Harvard Medical School, so I’ve seen a lot of different types of patients and pretty high level high […]

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Eating disorders: an athlete’s story of recovery | Rogers Behavioral Health

My name is Paul Schomer, and I’m a member of the U.S. biathlon team When I was 15 years old I was a patient at Rogers where I spent three months as a resident at the eating disorder Center When I was in eighth grade there was a weightlifting board in my middle school And I knew I could get […]

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Careers | Rogers Behavioral Health

It’s just a great place to work I’m passionate about behavioral healthcare and I think that because we use behavioral interventions that are empirically supported and we do a lot of research to demonstrate our outcomes It just really reinforces the learning that we as employees have plus our patient success I enjoy it because It keeps me on my […]

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What is prolonged exposure for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? | Rogers Behavioral Health

There’s a whole theory behind prolonged exposure which is a cognitive behavioral therapy And the theory is emotional processing theory and basically what that says is there are parts of our brain that are responsible for learning and memory And our brains job is to try to survive and thrive and if we’re surviving, then we’re allowed to thrive as […]

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TMS Treatment | Rogers Behavioral Health

What we’re actually treating is the left prefrontal cortex of the brain we’re seeing lack of blood flow to this area of the brain where we think it’s Impacted by depression with this magnetic impulse that we’re sending to that area what we’re seeing is increased blood flow to that area and ultimately alleviation of the depressive symptoms when you […]

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Eating disorders: Theresa’s journey to recovery | Rogers Behavioral Health

My name is Teresa, and I suffered with an eating disorder anorexia nervosa I’ve never been happy with the way I looked since even since I was a child and I saw these people who looked happy, and then I thought they had perfect bodies when I was in eighth grade I thought okay well I’ll just try to lose […]

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Exposure and response prevention (ERP): how does it work? | Rogers Behavioral Health

All right, Nathan how about we move ahead with our plan today to try out the pie for a full exposure Okay, that sounds good Great Well before we get started let’s go ahead and discuss some of the specifics of this exposure I’m specifically looking at what we want to accomplish so obviously we will both be eating together, […]

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Celebrating Sobriety: Kate’s Mini Documentary | Rogers Behavioral Health

St.. Patrick’s Day has always been a day celebrated by myself with some of these streamers and with family My mom has put everything together and she’s cooking in the kitchen and my Dad’s just moving things Zoey you want to help me hang some streamers up? We have a party today? Yeah But today has a very special meaning […]

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Dr. Jacobi on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) | Rogers Behavioral Health

I’m Dr. David Jacobi my title here at Rogers is Behavior Specialist and Clinical Supervisor Cognitive Behavior Therapy or CBT is really, sort of, the overarching term that we use. We’re looking at the inner relationship between thoughts, behaviors and emotions and sort of understanding how problems are maintained. And what we’re able to do with our interventions is to […]

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