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Open Dialogue: A Video Introduction

August 29, 2011

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Description: Trailer for “Open Dialogue,” a 74-minute documentary on the Western Lapland Open Dialogue Project, the program presently getting the best results in the developed world for first-break psychosis — approximately 85% full recovery, a far majority off anti-psychotic medication. Filmed in Finland. Directed by Daniel Mackler. http://www.iraresoul.com From David Macklers website: My name is Daniel Mackler […]

Dan Fisher, MD on Psychosis and Open Dialogue: Eliminating Schizophrenia

August 26, 2011

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This is a quote from Dan Fisher on the Open Dialogue Model in cases of extreme distress… “This approach has virtually eliminated new cases of schizophrenia from developing in West Lapland, in a population of 72,000 over a 10 year period. They use a team of network therapists who work to re-establish dialogue between person […]

Paula J. Caplan: Losing Labels to Find Ourselves – YouTube

August 25, 2011

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Watch this or view Paula’s other lectures on YouTube: Paula J. Caplan: Losing Labels to Find Ourselves – YouTube. More from Paula Caplan on her Blog at Psychology Today here.  About Paula Caplan….an excerpt from her blog: Paula J. Caplan, Ph.D., is a clinical and research psychologist, author of books and plays, playwright, actor, and director. […]

Change Is In The Air; The New Format at PP

August 23, 2011

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Change Can Be A Good Thing As things go…things change and the Proactive Planning blog is no different. :) I’d been interested to provide a magazine format that would allow an easy access overview of the most recent articles posted yet maintain a friendly inviting space. Thus – you’ll notice today the change has been implemented […]

Food As Medicine by Angela Clark

August 11, 2011

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  Today we are excited to introduce Holistic Healer and Reiki Practitioner Angela Clark. Angela will be bringing her wisdom and experience in the healing journey as a regular contributor to the Proactive Planning community. Making small changes over time can lead to some big payoffs. Today Angela introduces her new column Food As Medicine […]

Thought for Today by Gandhi

August 10, 2011

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Do It Once; Time and Task Management

August 7, 2011

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Whether we are supporting others or taking action to create our own proactive plan of action to reduce or withdraw from dependence on psychotropic medications there are many life skills that can support creating that stable state of well being. A couple of those skills are time and task management. Very often when life and […]