NJAMFT 2014 Healthy Families, Healthy Choices
Of Clinical Interest To All
NJAMFT Executive Director, Tarcila Sutterley LMFT, shares a very personal experience with Alzheimer's as she introduces a powerful video entitled "The Power of Music."
Naomi Feil, founder of Validation Therapy, shares a breakthrough moment of communication with Gladys Wilson, a woman who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2000 and is virtually non-verbal. In this heart wrenching, 6 minute video, we see just how powerful music can be on patients with Alzheimers. To view the video, please click on the link below (Note: There is a brief, 15 second commercial prior to the video beginning.)
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We are excited to announce that our NJAMFT Treasurer, Judy Owens MA, is featured as she toasts the publication of an article based on a case with which she was involved. Congratulations, Judy! Editor's Note: When we contacted Judy to request a photo to accompany her article, we found out she was vacationing in Paris. We could not resist asking for a photo of her in front of the Eiffel Tower. Thanks, Judy! To read the profile, which includes the links to the entire, Ladies' Home Journal article, please click on the link below.
LMFT Rated Among Best Careers
Once again, US News and World Report's annual job rankings shows that Marriage and Family Therapist was rated among the best careers (Top 50) for 2013 (follow link below to view the article). The article also says "By 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts this occupation will grow by 41.2 percent, much faster than the average for all occupations." This is heartening news during difficult economic times and times in which health care providers are feeling the strain of so much change.
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