mental health

As a licensed massage practitioner, Cynthia Price learned that teaching body-awareness skills to clients gave them more resources to care for themselves.

Dr. Gabor Maté, the renowned author on addictions, last week told more than 100 UW health-sciences students that the educational framework they are being taught is woefully inadequate because it separates the mind from the body.

A UW survey -- one of the first in the United States to examine attitudes among mental health professionals -- suggests that increased personal and professional experience lead to more empathy toward clients.


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