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What is Psychotherapy and Who Does It Help?

We all need our safe spaces where we can just “be” and speak freely. Psychotherapy may be that space.

You might or might not be surprised to learn that what you may have considered a therapy staple is, in fact, a rare occurrence. Few psychotherapists really have a chaise lounge for you to lie on.

In fact, not all psychotherapists work in the same way or offer the same services. The psychotherapy experience can vary widely depending on the therapist, modality you choose, and your goals.

The duration of therapy can also vary. It could be short term, or it could go on for years, depending on your needs and preference.

And with the ebb and flow of life, it’s not uncommon for many people to go through short-term therapy many times during their lifetime.

It’s also not uncommon to have questions and even reservations when deciding if and when

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Ivy Rehab Network Opens Physical Therapy Clinics in Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Connecticut | Corporate Expansion

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Ivy Rehab Network (Ivy) is proud to announce the opening of several new state-of-the-art facilities across its network. A national leader in outpatient musculoskeletal rehabilitative services, and pediatric and ABA therapy, the Ivy Rehab Network is known for delivering best-in-class care at over 275 clinics in the US.

Providing access to high quality care remains a priority and fuels Ivy’s continuous growth efforts, with new facilities recently opening in; Ardmore, PA, Park Ridge, IL (Pediatrics), and Avon, CT. Additionally, Ivy has plans to open 15 more facilities over the summer months. 

“We are thrilled to continue our extensive growth and to open these new community-based facilities,” said Troy Bage, COO for the Ivy Rehab Network. “Each of these new clinics are staffed with teammates who bring immense passion, dedication and selflessness with them when they come to

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Physical Therapy One Partners with the Ivy Rehab Network | Licensing Marketing Agreements

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Ivy Rehab Network (“Ivy”), a national leader in outpatient musculoskeletal rehabilitative services, is proud to share that it has partnered with Physical Therapy One (“PT One”) to expand further into southwestern Michigan. This new partnership bolsters Ivy’s leading footprint across the state of Michigan, bringing the total count of clinics in the state to over 40.

Founded in 1997 by Joe and Leah Walters, PT One is comprised of three clinics in southwestern Michigan, located in Portage, Kalamazoo, and Vicksburg. With a history spanning nearly 25 years, PT One is deeply rooted in its communities and is committed to serving its local patients with the highest quality of care for optimal results. The mission of PT One is to help all patients “get back in the game of life.”

“We are very excited

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Home- Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Antimicrobial Stewardship


Drug Shortages

Minor cefoxitin, cidofovir, erythromycin IV, primaquine, tobramycin 1.2 gram powder, meropenem

Critical: penicillin G sodium, neomycin/polymyxin B irrigation

Unavailable: ceftolozane-tazobactam


Antimicrobial Stewardship Schedule

Antimicrobial Stewardship Updates


The health system has developed preliminary treatment guidance for patients diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) infection. To view these guidelines, click this link. We encourage you to check these guidelines frequently, as they may rapidly change based on new information.



To get the ILÚM app, search and download on iTunes or GoogleTM Play. The app can be used to request antibiotic approval, perform predictive analytics, search guidelines, and see UPHS antibiograms. The same functionality is also available on the ILÚM website.

The antimicrobial stewardship team in partnership with nursing leadership at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is implementing a nursing-managed allergy de-labeling intervention.

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Dolce&Gabbana’s “light therapy” collection celebrates life | Nation & World Business

MILAN (AP) — Dolce & Gabbana are coaxing men off their sofas and back into the world with a resplendent collection inspired by the extravagant lighting installations of southern Italian street festivals.

Designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana called their collection “light therapy” for a world that has been mostly denied large gatherings for the last 15 months. Their live runway show Saturday with a socially distanced audience of invited guests was the first inside their showroom since the pandemic forced Milan Fashion Week to go mostly digital in recent seasons. They are just one of several brands with live shows this season.

“Fashion is emotion,’’ Gabbana said backstage before the show. “We experimented last season with a digital show. It is not the same. It was without adrenalin.”

The designers bedecked the showroom with “luminaria” lighting installations reminiscent of southern Italy and sent the models down the runway in

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Essent Biologics Launches Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells For Regenerative Medicine, Biopharmaceutical And Cell Therapy Research | New Products Services

CENTENNIAL, Colo., June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Essent Biologics, a nonprofit biotechnology company setting a new standard in human-derived biomaterials and comprehensive data for research, today announced the launch of its human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) for regenerative medicine, biopharmaceutical and cell therapy research. Essent Biologics will provide highly-characterized, low-passaged hMSCs. Each vial will contain over one million cells at thaw and have a passage level of P0 or P1 to ensure potency.

The company’s hMSCs are the first commercial hMSC product that is recovered, expanded and cryopreserved without the use of antibiotics or animal products. Additionally, with each order of hMSCs, Essent Biologics can provide full donor information coupled with a source biopsy called the Essent Origin Sample™.

“This is an import milestone in getting our products into the hands of brilliant researchers,” said Corey Stone, Executive Director, Essent Biologics. “Our stem cells are

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Therapy For Black Girls



Black.Girls.
Thriving.

Start Here ⎯ Ready to get started with therapy?
Our guide will help with the first steps!


Black.Girls.
Thriving.

Start Here ⎯ Ready to get started with therapy? Our guide will help with the first steps!


Successful therapy depends on a great client-therapist fit.

Find trusted, culturally competent therapists that know our feelings and can help navigate being a strong, black woman.

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Successful therapy depends on a great client-therapist fit.

Find trusted, culturally competent therapists that know our feelings and can help navigate being a strong, black woman.

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Join The Movement to De-stigmatize Mental Health.

Support making mental health topics more relevant and accessible

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Bill Cosby denied parole after failing to participate in ‘sex offender’ therapy program | Tribune

Bill Cosby was denied parole in his sex assault case this month in part because of his failure to complete a prison program for sex offenders, the Pennsylvania Parole Board said.

The comedian isn’t eligible for release until Sept. 25 at the earliest, but the board starts interviewing candidates three to five months in advance and spoke to Cosby by video conference on May 7, board spokeswoman Laura Treaster told the Daily News on Thursday.

Based on the interview, the board denied his parole, Treaster said.

In a letter detailing its decision, the board cited Cosby’s failure to complete the therapy, failure to develop a parole release plan and a “negative recommendation” from corrections officials.

The next time Cosby goes before the board, officials will look to see whether he has “successfully participated in/successfully completed a treatment program for sex offenders and violence prevention,” the letter shared by Treaster said.

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No-cancel culture: How telehealth is making it easier to keep that therapy session | Tribune

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced behavioral health providers to stop seeing patients in person and instead hold therapy sessions remotely, the switch produced an unintended, positive consequence: Fewer patients skipped appointments.

That had long been a problem in mental health care. Some outpatient programs previously had no-show rates as high as 60%, according to several studies.

Only 9% of psychiatrists reported that all patients kept their appointments before the pandemic, according to an American Psychiatric Association report. Once providers switched to telepsychiatry, that number increased to 32%.

Not only that, but providers and patients say teletherapy has largely been an effective lifeline for people struggling with anxiety, depression and other psychological issues during an extraordinarily difficult time, even though it created a new set of challenges.

Many providers say they plan to continue offering teletherapy after the pandemic. Some states are making permanent the temporary pandemic rules that allow providers

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‘In Treatment’ review: Uzo Aduba takes over the therapist’s chair, in an HBO show tailor-made for the times

It’s also a pretty shrewd format for HBO (like CNN, a unit of WarnerMedia), with back-to-back episodes to play each Sunday and Monday, taking the 24-episode show through one “week” every week over a six-week span. And while Aduba (“Orange is the New Black”) stars as Dr. Brooke Taylor, Byrne’s presence lingers, starting with a photo of the two together displayed in the fabulously posh house — complete with killer view — where she plies her trade.

As always, the casting and individual stories help carry the show, and the producers have done an exceptionally shrewd job on that score, beginning with Anthony Ramos, the “Hamilton” alum who should be even more prominent this summer with “In the Heights” to hit theaters and HBO Max.

Ramos plays Eladio, the caregiver to the disabled son of a wealthy family, which is paying for his therapy. His sessions are conducted via Zoom,

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