Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: Break the Cycle of Depression

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The cycle of depression can feel impossible to break when you’re in it — and relapse can seem inevitable. It’s the nature of the disease. “In depression, the things we go through begin to create neurological changes resulting in a powerless, hopeless, helpless feeling that persist,” said Todd K. Favorite, Ph.D., board-certified clinical psychologist and director of the University Psychological …

Psych Clinic Social Work Job Opportunity

Psych Clinic Job Opportunity – Social Worker, Senior MSW

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Job Opening ID: 162727 The University Psychological Clinic at the Mary A. Rackham Institute – UM has an opening for a senior-level social worker, MSW, to provide care to adults at the clinic. This role includes the following responsibilities: Direct clinical practice (24 hours per week, and clinical supervision with social work trainees 2-4 hours per week). Apply evidence-based treatment …

UCCF Social Worker Job Posting

UCCF Job Opportunity – Clinical Social Worker

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Job Opening ID: 162724 The University Center for the Child and Family (UCCF) at the Mary A. Rackham Institute – U-M has an opening for a clinical social worker to provide clinical care to children and families. This role includes the following responsibilities: Clinical Work (26 billable hours per week = 65% effort) that includes providing mental health services to …

Fall CBT Group for Adults with Social and Performance Anxiety – Registering Now!

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Registration is open for the University Psychological Clinic’s fall CBT group for adults with social or performance anxiety. People with social anxiety often worry about seeming incompetent, unintelligent, or awkward in social situations. That worry can manifest itself in symptoms of heart pounding, shaking, sweating, dry mouth, or “blanking out.” People with social anxiety may continue to worry about how …

MARI Closed Sept. 3, 2018

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The MARI offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, in observance of Labor Day. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, Sept. 4. Have a safe and happy holiday! Please note: MARI is not a crisis center. If you or someone you know needs help immediately, contact U-M Psychiatric Emergency Services at (734) 936-5900 or go to your …

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month – September 2018

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September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. and, although advocates are working throughout the year to increase effective suicide prevention, September is a special time to spread the word and increase awareness even more. Throughout the month, the Mary A. Rackham Institute will share information from other organizations, like …

Speaking American English: A Communication Skills Workshop for English Language Learners – Fall 2018

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The University Center for Language and Literacy offers a special workshop designed for English Language Learners who want to expand their communication skills. If English is not your first language and you are interested in building confidence in your use of American English, our program provides the perfect environment for you to reach your goals!  Our certified Speech and Language …

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop – October 2018

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Join the University Center for the Child and Family (UCCF) for a free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop 7 p.m. Monday, October 1, 2018. If you’re going through a separation or divorce and would like help navigating the pitfalls and potential minefields — and ensure your children are receiving the support they need — consider attending our free workshop. This program …

Putting Aside the Rivalry for Recovery: A Loyal Buckeye Fan Seeks Treatment at U-M

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Name: Cris Assif Hometown: Champions Gate, FL Cris Assif is a self-proclaimed “Buckeye for life,” but after a stroke paralyzed the entire right side of his body and left him unable to even swallow, he knew he needed the best treatment — treatment he found at the University of Michigan through the U-M Aphasia Program (UMAP). Six months ago Cris …

Theron & Amy: Tackling Aphasia, Together

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Client: Theron Coleman  Hometown: Suttons Bay, MI  Theron and Amy Coleman make a great team — whether they are working on their family-owned cherry farm or parenting their three kids. Together, they have weathered Theron’s stroke and subsequent aphasia and their partnership is as strong as ever, even if it’s a little different now. Two years ago Theron was enjoying …

Ann Arbor Art Fairs Notice 2018

Ann Arbor Art Fairs: July 19-22, 2018

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It’s that time of year again — the Ann Arbor Art Fairs are running Thursday, July 19 to Sunday, July 22, with set up on Wednesday afternoon and evening. More than 1200 artists set up throughout the streets of Ann Arbor, attracting more than 500,000 people each year. Parking may be difficult for clients, visitors, and staff members from Wednesday, …

In Their Words: Aphasia Experiences – Al Part 2

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 In the spirit of Let’s #TalkAboutAphasia, the National Aphasia Association‘s nationwide aphasia awareness campaign, we wanted to do just that — talk about aphasia — but we also wanted to ensure the voices of people with aphasia were part of our conversation. Which is why we launched a video series called In Their Words: Aphasia Experiences.  In Al’s second video …

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop – August 2018

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Join the University Center for the Child and Family (UCCF) for a free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop Monday, August 6, 2018. If you’re going through a separation or divorce and would like help navigating the pitfalls and potential minefields of what is typically a stressful time in life while ensuring your children are receiving the support they need …

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Closed July 4, 2018

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The MARI offices will be closed Wednesday, July 4, 2018 in observance of Independence Day. We will resume our normal business hours on Thursday, July 5.  Have a safe and happy holiday! Please note: MARI is not a crisis center. If you or someone you know needs help immediately, contact U-M Psychiatric Emergency Services at (734) 936-5900 or go to …

In Their Words: Aphasia Experiences – Chris

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 In the spirit of Let’s #TalkAboutAphasia, the National Aphasia Association‘s nationwide aphasia awareness campaign, we wanted to do just that — talk about aphasia — but we also wanted to ensure the voices of people with aphasia were part of our conversation. Which is why we launched a video series called In Their Words: Aphasia Experiences.  In part 4 of our series …

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Children’s Preschool and Communication Program – Summer 2018

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Do you know a child who is experiencing challenges in developing or advancing their language skills?  The University Center for Language and Literacy Preschool and Communication Therapy (PACT) Program can help! PACT addresses the communication needs of children 2-4 years old, who are struggling to learn a language. Through a combination of individual and group therapies with licensed Speech-Language pathologists, children …

In Their Words: Aphasia Experiences – Theron

News, Success Story

In the spirit of Let’s #TalkAboutAphasia, the National Aphasia Association‘s nationwide aphasia awareness campaign, we wanted to do just that — talk about aphasia — but we also wanted to ensure the voices of people with aphasia were part of our conversation. Which is why we launched a video series called In Their Words: Aphasia Experiences.  In Part 3 of …