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Randall Allen Kavalier
(515) 267-1003
1003 Grand Avenue
West Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Child Psychiatry

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Clarice L. Warren Weil
(515) 267-8098
764 Knolls Ct
West Des Moines, IA
Services
PostTraumatic Stress Disorder or Acute Trauma Reaction, Play Therapy, Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Disorder Diagnosed in Infancy-Adolescence (e.g., ADHD, LD, MR, or Pervasive Devel Disorder)
Ages Served
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Argosy University - Twin Cities
Credentialed Since: 1996-04-08

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Kerrie J. Hill
(515) 226-2512
939 Office Park Rd. #200
West Des Moines, IA
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Credentialed Since: 1993-09-16

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Jankowski Mary Lmhc
(515) 277-1124
7405 University Ave
Clive, IA
Industry
Mental Health Professional

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Jospeh Patrick Bertroche
(515) 334-9484
2190 Nw 82nd St
Clive, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry

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Kent E Kunze
(515) 288-5570
939 Office Park Rd
West Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Child Psychiatry

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Donner Dewdney
(515) 288-5570
939 Office Park Rd
West Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Child Psychiatry

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Rhonda Sue Lovell
(515) 277-6897
950 Office Park Road
West Des Moines, IA
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Iowa State University
Credentialed Since: 2010-11-23

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Elaine Brenda Hoversten
(515) 241-2300
Couns Centers of Central Iowa, Ste 200
West Des Moines, IA
Services
Individual Psychotherapy
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Indiana State University
Credentialed Since: 1997-07-28

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Jenkins Todd Lmhc Lmft
(515) 241-2300
6000 University Ave
West Des Moines, IA
Industry
Mental Health Professional, Midwife, Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist, Psychologist

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Hidden Benefits of Stress-Managing

By Elizabeth Bohorquez, RN, C.Ht

We all know about stress, but few work to manage it in the "moments", where it is needed most. This "moment" of stress release can also be utilized to program the mind for high level creativity & goal achievement.

Managing stress moment to moment is key in high level performance & in the attainment of optimum health. Those who manage stress well are highly rewarded in many different areas of their life. Those that don't, also reap benefits. Take some time to look around you & spot check who manages stress well & who doesn't. Look at the differences in outcomes.

Life is like a big classroom with lots of experiments going on at the same time. It is a good idea to "tune in" to the lessons being presented. This will help you weed out those that bring negative consequences. This way you won't have to experience them for yourself. Someone else is doing you this favor!

Stress Management "To Do" List

Watch out for sugars, caffeine, alcohol & other stimulants.

What you put in your body affects your mind. Learn to notice body changes in relation to food, especially hypoglycemic dips. Dietary problems lead to increased stress, tension & anxiety. They are often the reason for sleep disorders. What happens at breakfast, or what doesn't happen at breakfast can affect your level of sleep that night!

Stop smoking for obvious reasons & for some not quite so obvious.

Tune into your body! Learn to practice mental biofeedback/body scanning. This subconscious mind program will not only decrease stress chemical production during the day, but will help in- crease concentration, focus & flexibility of thought.

Read your body tension frequently during the day & release.

This ongoing attention to the stress chemical levels with leave you feeling energized at the end of your day. Learn the power of insight meditation. Meditating brings your body into a healthy balance, allowing the exit of stress through healthy channels, helping to decrease the power of negative emotional turmoil while increasing your power of concentration, focus & flexibility.

Cultivate the art of mindfulness.

Learning to "notice" & be aware are the most important tools you can acquire. The large majority of people roam the earth in a trance-like state. It is only when you wake up to what is really going on, that you can make progress on all levels. Watch out for striving & excessive efforting. These are deadly.

Develop visualization skills.

The subconscious mind does not know the difference from reality or something imagined. Use this to your advantage. Certainly be aware when your imaginings are planting negative messages ! Remember, all thoughts are chemically coded. Positive images will take you to any goal & also design the "to do" steps.

Learn to recognize the VOJ ( voice of judgement).

Practice the art of noticing in relation to all judgments. Be careful not to judge the judgment. Utilize self-hypnotic techniqu...

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