The Gamer Group

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Did you know there is a growing consensus that a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational counseling can help people who game excessively to restore balance in their lives?

Groups are forming now to begin!!!

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The Parent /Teen Weed Wars: What Parents Can Do

The Parent /Teen Weed Wars: What Parents Can Do
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During this podcast episode, Liz Jorgensen, the Owner and Director of Insight Counseling, discusses the “Weed Wars” that occur between parents and teens and what parents can do to help their child.

Liz has 30 years experience as a psychotherapist specializing in adolescent psychotherapy and substance abuse counseling. She is a nationally recognized expert in substance abuse counseling, engaging resistant teens and motivating them to change. She is also a consultant to independent schools and agencies and is a popular speaker on parenting pre-teens and teenagers. She has presented nationally, including at Harvard University and Dartmouth College. She is also a recipient of a Congressional Award for her work as an educator and community prevention activist. Liz worked for 18 years at Danbury Hospital, where she helped develop all the adolescent substance abuse and Dual Diagnosis programs. Liz is a gifted speaker and her parenting programs routinely receive outstanding reviews.

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This Episode We Discuss…

  • Advice to Parents about Setting Limits with Weed Use
  • Peer Acceptability of Smoking Weed
  • Increase in High Schoolers Smoking Weed
  • Higher Concentration of THC in 2018 Weed Compared to 1970s/80s
  • Dabs/Wax and Vapes: What it is, How is it Produced
  • Effect of THC on the Brain
  • Symptoms and Long Terms Effects from Weed Use
  • Psychotic Reactions from High Potency Weed/Edibles
  • Types of Edibles
  • Resources Mentioned

Stay tuned for the next new episode of “Insight Says”! New episodes are released on the 15th of every month. See what else we are up to on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. Questions/inquiries can be sent to info@insightcounselingllc.com.

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Meet Dr. Murphy

Meet Dr. Murphy
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Meet Dr. Mary Murphy on this episode of Insight Counseling’s podcast, “Insight Says”.

Dr. Murphy is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in counseling, executive functioning, academic coaching, and biofeedback. She is the Director of Psychology and Testing Services at Insight Counseling.

She completed her PhD doctoral training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and fellowship training at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Murphy also holds a Connecticut state license in substance abuse counseling.  She has extensive training and experience in psychological testing needed to diagnose children and adults. A large part of her current practice is providing comprehensive psychological evaluations needed for student 504s and IEPs. Her counseling practice focuses on helping adolescents and adults with ADHD, concussion, depression, anxiety, and substance use.

This Episode We Discuss Dr. Murphy’s

Stay tuned for the next new episode of “Insight Says”! New episodes are released every month. See what else we are up to on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. Questions/inquiries can be sent to info@insightcounselingllc.com.

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Meet Liz Jorgensen

Meet Liz Jorgensen
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Meet Liz Jorgensen in the first episode of Insight Counseling’s new mental health and counseling podcast, “Insight Says”.

Liz Jorgensen has 30 years experience as a psychotherapist specializing in adolescent psychotherapy and substance abuse counseling. She is a nationally recognized expert in substance abuse counseling, engaging resistant teens and motivating them to change. She is also a consultant to independent schools and agencies and is a popular speaker on parenting pre-teens and teenagers. She has presented nationally, including at Harvard University and Dartmouth College. She is also a recipient of a Congressional Award for her work as an educator and community prevention activist. Liz worked for 18 years at Danbury Hospital, where she helped develop all the adolescent substance abuse and Dual Diagnosis programs. She is the Owner and Director of Insight Counseling LLC. Liz is a gifted speaker and her parenting programs routinely receive outstanding reviews.

This Episode We Discuss Liz’s

  • Specialization in Adolescent Psychotherapy and Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Training to Become a Counselor
  • Counseling Style and Approach
  • Journey Starting her Business
  • Mentors and Advice
  • Student Recommendations 

Stay tuned for the next new episode of “Insight Says”! New episodes are released every month. See what else we are up to on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. Questions/inquiries can be sent to info@insightcounselingllc.com.

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Announcing Insight Counseling’s New Podcast, “Insight Says”

Announcing Insight Counseling’s New Podcast, “Insight Says”
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We are excited to announce our new mental health and counseling podcast, “Insight Says”! Our show will feature therapists, psychologists, nurse practitioners and other clinicians from Insight Counseling LLC in Ridgefield, Connecticut. This new show is for anyone curious about mental health such as teens, adults (like parents), and prospective students.

Head over to Apple podcasts, Google Play – or wherever you listen to your podcasts – and subscribe to “Insight Says”. Our first episode will be released this August and features a conversation with the owner and director of Insight Counseling, Liz Jorgensen. 

Look out for a new episode on the 15th of every month! Join us to learn and discover more about mental health. 

Any questions or comments can be sent to info@insightcounselingllc.com.

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The Sober Chicks: E11, “Ethics in an Age of Change”

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“Ethics in an Age of Change: The Intersection of the Law, Ethics and Practice in Behavioral Health”

In this episode of Straight Talk, Sober Chick Elizabeth Driscoll Jorgensen, CADC, gives an interactive lecture on “Ethics in an Age of Change.” Follow along with the PDF of the presentation below.

 

Ethics in an Age of Change

 

If you, or someone you know, is struggling with addiction or any other mental health issue please feel free to contact us. Insight Counseling is located in Ridgefield, CT, we have a great team of mental health professionals that can help. Contact us at info@insightcounselingllc.com or call: 203-431-9726.

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