Month: <span>September 2018</span>

Growing Pains of Change

When my good friend and colleague Dr. Bodden asked me if I would like to contribute to our blog, I spent some time thinking about what I would like to discuss.  I have a lot of thoughts and a lot of opinions!  After thinking over topics for some time, I decided to discuss something close to home.  Dr. Bodden’s most recent blog post referencing embracing opportunities felt like the perfect jumping off point for this current blog post I am sharing.

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Ready. Set. Breathe.

For more information, tips and skills from Dr. Bodden, check out her blog at: Ready. Set. Breathe.

Direct Links to Articles Below:

Ready. Set. Breathe. – Dr. Bodden discusses the benefits of relaxation and walks you through her favourite type of Deep Breathing.

Think Happy. Be Happy. – Cognitive Restructuring is one of the main techniques in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.  Here Dr. Bodden shows you how to take control of your thoughts and increase postivity.

How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep – Sleep is important to allow our body to rest and recharge.  Dr. Bodden gives you strategies that you can use today for a better sleep tonight.

Assertiveness – The Art of Effective Communication – Dr. Bodden outlines the different Communication Styles and outlines Assertiveness to help you by more effective in your relationships and daily interactions with others.

Fair Fighting to Build Relationships – Here Dr. Bodden takes it a step further to walk you through helpful strategies to resolve conflicts and improve relationships.

Radical Acceptance – How to Not Cry Over Spilt Milk – Sometimes there are situations that we must deal with that are out of our control.  Here Dr. Bodden discussed Radical Acceptance to help you accept the circumstances and move through the situation.

The Gifts of Gratitude – Give Thanks. Get Happy. – Gratitude is a great way to increase our positive focus and energy.  Dr. Bodden outlines the practice of Gratitude and how to incorporate it into your daily routine.

These and more are available on Dr. Bodden’s website!

Suicide Prevention Awareness

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.  Did you know:

  1. Worldwide there is 1 death by suicide every 40 seconds
  2. Suicide is the third leading cause of death for individuals aged 15-44 years old
  3. In Cayman , a PAHO report examining 848 students indicated that 22.6% of students had thought about suicide, with 57.9% of those youth considering a plan of how they would attempt suicide.

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Welcome to Dr. Brown!

OnCourse Cayman would like to welcome Dr. Colleen Brown, Clinical Psychologist, to our team!

Dr. Colleen Brown is a licensed psychologist in the Cayman Islands as well as Pennsylvania, USA. Dr. Brown holds a doctorate in Clinical Psychology and an additional master’s degree in General Psychology.For the past eight years, Dr. Brown has worked in a variety of settings in the United States, including community mental health clinics, day/partial hospitalization programming, crisis programming, residential settings, school settings, and juvenile detention facilities in the states of Pennsylvania, New York, and Delaware.

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OnCourse Cayman Turns 1!

We are proud to announce that we turned one on 31st July 2018! What an exciting year it has been! Thank You to our Clients, Colleagues and Supporters who have helped us to grow and develop our business and services in the past year! We are dedicated to providing the Caymanian community with the best care possible.

We are the Private Practice of Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Alexandra Bodden. We offer Therapy and Psychological Testing for Children, Teens and Adults, Corporate Trainings and Workshops and Personal Development sessions with Horses!

New Assessment Services

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OnCourse Cayman New Additions

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Intro to Psychological Assessment for Parents: What to Expect

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