Your Brain Has One Job - with Dr. Amy Cavanaugh
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Today on the podcast is Dr. Amy Cavanaugh. Amy is a Psychologist with over 16 years experience working with cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, play therapy and others. 

On todays episode we dive into:

  • Your brain's one job
  • How you think, how you feel, and how you behave are all to use that to improve your mood, performance, and feelings.
  • Some great techniques to help if someone is feeling anxious, nervous or depressed?
  • How can mental health cause physical symptoms?
  • What activities can we do to improve our mental health?
  • Pandemic effects both good and bad on our mental health
  • The most important time for brain development and what we can do about it...
  • Breaking the intergeneration transfer of trauma
  • What's the first lab Dr. Cavanaugh would order for someone feeling anxiety, depression or stress
  • What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and how is it used? 
  • What is positive psychology?

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