What’s New at Cognitive Health Solutions?
We’ve been growing lately, and with growth comes new, exciting things. This online blog, along with our new newsletter, is our new way of keeping you updated as we expand and sharing interesting, helpful mental health tips and information with you. You can now visit this blog for updates on the company, short articles on mental health tips, features helping you get to know our team a little better, and more!
Recently, we’ve brought on new front desk team members to better serve our patients. With new faces around, we’ve started implementing a patient photo policy where pictures of patients’ faces are added to their files to help the front desk staff serve them more efficiently. The photo policy has been a success in Hanover, so we’ll be introducing it to the York Office soon as well.
On September 20, we finished a three part Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) collaboration with Hanover Hospital. Our provider, Karen Jones, heads our mindfulness efforts, and said the experience was “a great opportunity to collaborate with Hanover Hospital in offering an introduction to MBSR practices to the community.” Research shows that practicing mindfulness regularly can positively influence one’s physical and psychological health, and “This collaboration gave us the opportunity to contribute to the health and wellbeing of our community.” September also began the third running of Cognitive Health Solutions’ 8-week MBSR group, which provides more in-depth teaching and practice of MBSR.
We recently also ran a continuing education workshop titled “Solution-Focused Counseling in Schools: Practical Skills & Strategies.” John J. Murphy, Professor of Psychology & Counseling at the University of Central Arkansas, came to speak about Solution-Focused Counseling, a “research-supported approach to building solutions with young people and caregivers by recognizing and applying their unique strengths and resources.” Offering more continuing education is one of Cognitive Health Solutions recent efforts to enrich the community, so you will see more workshops hosted by CHS soon.
Thank you for being a part of the process of our growth. Have a happy, healthy, and not too spooky October!