Author: Evan Post

Feb
12

Sports Psychology: Peak Performance

If you had an eye on the NFL playoffs this past season, you probably saw a few strange things—the lowest scoring Super Bowl in decades, the (now) Los Angeles Chargers winning their first playoff game in 5 seasons, and the Chicago Bears losing a game on a heartbreaking field goal attempt that agonizingly bounced off of one of the uprights and back toward where it […]

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Jan
16

The California School of Management and Leadership at Alliant University Awarded ACBSP Accreditation

Alliant’s Press Release on the ACBSP Accreditation: January 16, 2019 Contact: Cielo Villasenor Alliant International University 858-635-4050 cielo.villasenor@alliant.edu www.alliant.edu The California School of Management and Leadership at Alliant University Awarded ACBSP Accreditation SAN DIEGO, Jan. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The California School of Management and Leadership (CSML) at Alliant International University has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners. […]

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Jan
14

Seasonal Depression: More Than Just Holiday Blues

Last year we at Alliant posted a blog entitled, Seasonal Depression: Combating the Holiday Blues. It is a thoughtful, insightful look at how the pressure of the holiday season can couple with the cold weather and early darkness and, in some people, create a seasonal depression—more clinically known as Seasonal Affective Disorder. Seasonal Affective Disorder is a sad reality for many Americans and is, in […]

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Dec
20

San Francisco Clinical Psychology PhD Program Given 10-year Re-Accreditation by APA

Alliant’s Press Release on the APA Re-Accreditation: December 14, 2018 Contact: Cielo Villasenor Alliant International University 858-635-4050 cielo.villasenor@alliant.edu www.alliant.edu California School of Professional Psychology’s San Francisco Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program Given Highest Level of Re-Accreditation by the American Psychological Association (APA) San Diego, California—The California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) at Alliant International University’s Clinical Psychology PhD degree program at its San Francisco campus has […]

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Dec
17

Lifting the Lid on Medical Marijuana Research

Let’s be blunt—marijuana is a topic that is still being hotly debated as the plant gains legal status in states throughout the nation with each new election cycle. Part of this debate is its long standing as illegal, first in the 1930s, and then again when it was placed as a Schedule I drug by the Nixon administration in 1971; Schedule I drugs, “are illegal […]

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Nov
15

How We Deal With PTSD in Our Veterans

While we are well removed from this year’s Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day—celebrated on every June 27th since 2010—this does not mean that we can ignore the effects of this illness on both those who suffer from it and the society that is tasked with helping them in their recovery. And even though we are now past Veterans Day, it does not mean the […]

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Nov
15

Why Is Counseling Important in Schools?

They used to be called “guidance counselors” and they were often portrayed as overly nice people who invited trouble-making students to have awkward conversations that they dreaded. My high-school guidance counselor was also our hockey coach, and he only worked as a counselor because our school didn’t allow people to just be coaches. The two state championships that team went to, and the one that […]

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Nov
15

Psychological Assessments Explained

Mental health is a process. Diagnosis, therapy sessions, medication, internal confrontation, growth, change—these are all broad explanations of the commonly thought of steps that a person in the mental health process can, and very well might go through during their path of recovery. However, one item missing from that list is testing and assessment. In many ways, psychological assessments are like more standard medical tests. […]

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Nov
15

Are Freud and Psychoanalysis Still Relevant?

Sigmund Freud, 80 years after his death, is still, arguably, the most well-known name in psychoanalysis in the world. Considered the father of modern psychology, his theories and ideas on the connections that exist between the conscious mind, the subconscious mind, the body, and the world around us are still as widely known as they were when he first espoused them at the turn of […]

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