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NMSU research team emphasizes mindfulness to deal with stress, life challenges

Several years ago, New Mexico State University professor Eve Adams began feeling stressed and in need of something to improve her well-being. “I was pretty much burnt out and feeling like I needed something to help replenish me,” Adams said. Adams used her sabbatical leave to attend workshops on mindfulness, and a new idea for…
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Perceived Discrimination, Intergenerational Family Conflicts, and Depressive Symptoms in Foreign-Born and U.S.-Born Asian American Emerging Adults

Asian American Journal of Psychology, Vol 6 No 2, (June 2015) Feature Article:Perceived Discrimination, Intergenerational Family Conflicts, and Depressive Symptoms in Foreign-Born and U.S.-Born Asian American Emerging Adults by Hsiu-Lan Cheng (New Mexico State University), Shu-Ping Lin (Tamkang University, New Taipei City, Taiwan) & Chu Hui Cha (New Mexico State University) Do you think your…
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CEP Student: Desa Daniel Receives the Toy Cadwell-Colbert Student Contribution Award from APA Division 45

Desa Daniel, an M.A. student received the Toy Caldwell-Colbert Student Contribution Award from Division 45.  This is a nationally competitive award to acknowledge an outstanding student who has distinguished themselves in terms of professional and/or community service efforts.  The award will be presented at the APA Convention in August, 2015 in Toronto, Canada. A Toy…
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CEP Student: Desa Daniel Receives the Toy Cadwell-Colbert Student Contribution Award from APA Division 45

Desa Daniel, an M.A. student received the Toy Caldwell-Colbert Student Contribution Award from Division 45.  This is a nationally competitive award to acknowledge an outstanding student who has distinguished themselves in terms of professional and/or community service efforts.  The award will be presented at the APA Convention in August, 2015 in Toronto, Canada. A Toy…
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NMSU’s Counseling Psychology program featured in national report

A health care program at New Mexico State University that not only provides care to underserved communities but also trains health care workers to be more culturally aware is receiving national recognition. The Ph.D. Program in Counseling Psychology, part of the Counseling & Educational Psychology department in the College of Education, was recently featured in…
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2015 National Conference for the Association for Women in Psychology

The 2015 National Conference for the Association for Women in Psychology was held in San Francisco March 5-8 and the NMSU Counseling Psychology was well-represented. The focus of the conference was on Feminism and Restorative Justice. Chelsea Bridges-Twiss presented a poster entitled “Pretending Orgasm and Sexual Satisfaction in Women” (see image above) and Dawn Bates…
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Integrated Behavioral Healthcare: New Mexico’s Evolution in Healthcare Delivery

By Daubney M. Harper, Ph.D., NMSU College of Education, La Clinica de Familia In primary care and family medicine, providers know that many of their patients face psychological conditions that impact their well-being, physical health and family life. We know that mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression that go untreated can adversely affect…
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Psychopharmacology Celebration

NMSU College of Education Psychopharmacology Program held a reception October 17th honoring retiring champions, Dr. Elaine Levine and Dean Michael Morehead, and a certificate ceremony for 7th program iteration graduates & a welcome to the incoming students for the 8th program iteration. Guest speakers included Keynote Speaker: Senate President pro tempore MARY KAY PAPEN Special…
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Illinois law allows psychologists to prescribe

Illinois joins New Mexico and Louisiana as states that allow licensed clinical psychologists with advanced, specialized training to prescribe certain medications for the treatment of mental health disorders. Read more in the APA Journal September 2014, Vol 45, No. 8

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