HRV is the best non-invasive measure of the Autonomic Nervous System, the main controller of health and performance functions. HRV is a direct link to your Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) and can therefore be used to gain insights into your nervous system, stress and recovery activity.
A research team led by Niloo Afari, PhD, and James Pittman, LCSW, at the VA Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health (CESAMH), has developed and tested a new web-based, mental health screening process for Veterans.
Providing psychotherapy services by videoconferencing is gaining in popularity. There are many logistic reasons why this may be a preferred mode of service delivery both in the public sector, but in private practice as well.
Researchers at the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System who compared conventional in-person psychotherapy to therapy delivered through videoconferencing found that the video method worked just as well for treating posttraumatic stress disorder in Veterans.