1. psychological well-being and satisfactory adjustment to society and to the ordinary demands of life.
2. the field of medicine concerned with the maintenance or achievement of such well-being and adjustment
1. the state or quality of being mindful or aware of something.
a) a technique in which one focuses one’s full attention only on the present, experiencing thoughts, feelings, and sensations but not judging them: The practice of mindfulness can reduce stress and physical pain.
b) the mental state maintained by the use of this technique.
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1. the variation and differences in neurological structure and function that exist among human beings, especially when viewed as being normal and natural rather than pathological:
recognizing autism as an example of neurodiversity
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Insights Psychology DMCC is a specialist psychology clinic based in Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai, UAE. We are a licensed psychology clinic with the Community Development Authority, Dubai, and we are a licensed training center with the Knowledge and Human Development Authority, Dubai.
We specialize in community based services for Child, Adolescent and Educational Psychology, Counselling Psychology and Organisational Psychology. That means, we believe in the delivery of services in the places that you need them: the clinic, the home, the school and the workplace.
At Insights Psychology we are committed to providing contemporary and up-to-date psychological services. We work passionately as a team to ensure that we provide the highest level of care with compassion and attention to detail. Through our culturally sensitive, collaborative, and solution-focused approach we ensure confidentiality, emotional safety and empowerment to help each client work through their unique challenges.
In addition to working with individuals, we know that any person is part of a broader system that sometimes also needs support. When appropriate and relevant, we also offer support and training for a person’s family, school or workplace.
Upcoming Course: October 2019
Girls and Autism: New Perspectives – Many Voices: With Professor Barry Carpenter (CBE, OBE, PhD,)
Girls with autism are often overlooked for support because their identifying behaviours can be different to that of boys. Without a diagnosis, girls on the autism spectrum can struggle with extreme stress, leading to mental health issues, problem behaviours, school refusal or other outcomes which impact on their quality of life.
Traditionally, professionals have worked to a 1 girl to 4 boys ratio. However, through emerging research, evidence has shown that the diagnostic instruments used are ‘blunt’, male orientated, and do not adequately illuminate the female profile of Autism. Collaborative work across a range of disciplines, (education, psychology, neuroscience etc,) with families, and with girls and women with Autism has captured new information which has strengthened the support and interventions we are now able to offer to girls with Autism. What are the implications of these new findings for evidence based practice in Education? How can practitioners improve their observations and enhance engagement, leading to earlier identification of girls with Autism?Learn more about the course
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