Health psychology is about understanding the connection between mind and body. Sometimes referred to as behavioral medicine, Health Psychology is traditionally viewed as a specialty area that focuses on understanding how individuals react, cope, and live with illness. At MindBodyHealth, we believe that Health psychology…
Mindfulness is learning to how maintain moment to moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, and physiological experiences, while simultaneously cultivating an awareness for the people and situation unfolding around us. Mindfulness is as simple and difficult as…
Chronic pain affects nearly one third of the U.S. population. It is a serious problem that negatively impacts quality of life, mood states and interpersonal relationships. We offer treatment strategies aimed at symptom improvement and…
Sports and Performance
Excelling in competition requires commitment to training both body and mind. Sports and performance psychology improves the mental, emotional, and behavioral factors in order to help you perform at your best. Working with a sports psychologist…
There is not a single health, medical or psychological condition that isn’t exacerbated by stress. Stress alone can be and become its own medical condition. And each and everyone of us is prone to experiencing some aspect of stress in our lives. Learning how to manage stress in a proactive, positive way is vital for optimal health and wellness as well as preventing disease.
Biofeedback is the process of using technology to monitor and measure a number of physiological responses within the body. This promotes greater mind-body awareness with real-time data to support the connection between emotional states, thinking patterns and bodily function; including heart rate, heart rate variability and nervous system responding…
Eating Disorders Treatment
At MindBodyHealth, we are committed to the prevention and treatment of a full range of eating disorders and disordered eating, including: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, and Eating Disorder NOS. We offer comfortable, quality individualized outpatient treatment for adults, adolescents, children, and families…
Traditional psychology, counseling and therapy has focused on dysfunction or problem areas in our lives. Positive Psychology approaches our lives by focusing on a resiliency, strengths based manner; that each and everyone of us can work to live rich, meaningful lives…
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MindBodyHealth is a clinical psychology, therapy and counseling practice in Denver, CO that was created by Drs. Justin Ross and William Clancy in 2007. MindBodyHealth provides numerous modes of therapy and counseling services for many related conditions and treatment approaches. We believe in the following treatment approach:
Strengths Based Treatment
Aligning with values and meaning in life
Working together to address acceptance and change
Multidisciplinary approach to healing and growth
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meditate-on: allowing the breath to breathe itself The breath is always with us and allows us a ready-made focal point for mindfulness meditation. Bringing simple, non-judgmental attention to the breath can be more complicated than it sounds. Our breath is so tied to our mood states: when we are anxious we may notice a corresponding shortness Read more about meditate-on: allowing the breath to breathe itself[…]
When we meditate we are intending to bring attention to something. When I teach meditation I initially ask clients and students to bring detailed attention to the sensations they find present as they breathe. Growth in mindfulness practice often comes when we experience this type of present-focused attention. Concurrently, skillful management of distractions when focusing Read more about meditate-on: the breath[…]
Stress and pressure are a natural part of the training cycle as you approach race day. Optimal performance in your event comes down to many factors, many of which have been set in motion in the previous months during your training cycle. Improperly managed emotion, stress, or anxiety in the days leading up to a race, Read more about Embrace Pre-Race Anxiety to Fuel High Performance[…]
We are excited to announce that MindBodyHealth & Associates is now in network with Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield Insurance, effective August 15, 2017. Anthem is added to a growing list of accepted insurance providers, in our expanded effort to make services more widely available for those seeking integrative, health, wellness, and psychological care. We are currently able to work Read more about Now Accepting Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield![…]
Dealing with illness, disease or injury is both physically and psychologically demanding. The psychological impact of illness or injury is profound, and for many, more difficult to manage than the physical components. Yet, so often these psychological experiences go unrecognized or untreated. No where do I see more of a psychological impact than with those who Read more about Dealing With Illness and Injury[…]
IT’S BOSTON MARATHON WEEK! I can hardly believe that it’s upon us. A lot of people (including myself) have dedicated countless hours training, working extremely hard to earn the right to toe the line at the Boston Marathon. For many, this is a once in a lifetime achievement. Performing well at the Boston Marathon will require Read more about Managing Race Week Excitement/Anxiety – Boston Marathon Edition[…]
High Performance Mental Skills Training You’ve seen the scenario play out before: You start something athletic-related—a training program, a tempo session on the track, a self-care practice like foam rolling, your target race—and you are gung ho. You are confident you will NAIL IT this time. Then, an obstacle hits. The flu invades your house, Read more about High Performance Mental Skills Training[…]
Preface: I never imagined I’d be writing a blog post about my cat. But here I am, and here we go. On Wednesday, February 22 our beloved 13-year-old cat, Aspen went missing. This was most unusual for several reasons. First, she’s an indoor cat only who’s spent maybe a total of 3 hours of her Read more about What I Learned About Mental Toughness From My Missing Cat[…]
What Is Kaizen? I’ve heard the idea of Kaizen spoken about A LOT in 2016. Numerous authors have used this concept in their works on self-improvement, performance enhancement, productivity, and climbing the corporate ladder. Kaizen has been spoken about on podcasts and featured in blog posts in much the same way, often being alluded to as Read more about What is Kaizen?[…]
I recently had the opportunity to be a guest on the Strength Running Podcast with Jason Fitzgerald, talking about sports psychology as it relates to running. We talk a lot in this interview on the enormous mental component involved in sports, especially endurance sports. Knowing that without having the right mindset about running, training, and performing, you’re destined Read more about Strength Running Podcast With Jason Fitzgerald[…]