Dr. Gregg Jantz

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About Dr. Gregg Jantz

Pioneering whole-person care nearly 30 years ago, Dr. Jantz has dedicated his life’s work to creating possibilities for others, and helping people change their lives for good.

Anxiety: Accept the Small Stuff

One of the mistaken beliefs surrounding anxiety is that everything that happens centers around you.  This mistaken belief can take on a life of its own when you are in anxiety overload.  You become a raw nerve, jumping at everything that happens around you and at everyone you come into contact with.  In such a [...]

By |May 10th, 2016|Categories: Anxiety, Happiness, PTSD, Recovery|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Anxiety: Accept the Small Stuff

The Quintessential Meaning of Intimacy

In one of the most moving books I’ve read, entitled Letters to an Unborn Child, David Ireland, disabled, confined to a wheelchair and terminally ill, wrote a series of letters to the unborn child he would never meet. While his wife was expecting, Ireland took the time to write letters to be read one day [...]

By |April 28th, 2016|Categories: Happiness, Relationships|Comments Off on The Quintessential Meaning of Intimacy

Mentor and Monitor Your Child’s Relationships

As your child grows, he or she will come into contact with more and more people outside your family and circle of friends. They will meet coaches, teachers, other parents, other children, and other adults. They will encounter mentors and those they simply don’t like very well. In all of these relationships, your child is [...]

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Creating Healthy Relationships with Intention

As you work to create a healthier life, it’s important to look at ways you can strengthen your relationships. Strong relationships should be the main source of comfort and gratification in your life. Yet, at times, you may turn to food to fill a void. Food is nourishment and nutrition; it’s not the answer for [...]

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Dr. Gregory Jantz Advises to Acknowledge Super Bowl Grief, but Avoid Over-Identifying

PRESS RELEASE February 2, 2015 Dr. Gregory Jantz, Founder of The Center • A Place of HOPE in Edmonds and a Big Seahawks Fan, Advises to Acknowledge Super Bowl Grief, but Avoid Over-Identifying Media Contacts: Adam Taff, 913.484.1140, adamt@aplaceofhope.com, Dr. Jantz Media Representative (Edmonds, WA) October 16, 2014 – For Seahawks fans, the taste of [...]

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The Rise in Prescription Antidepressants

While there is no dispute that the incidence of depression is growing, the response to this growth is changing.   The trend has been away from traditional psychotherapy and toward a pharmaceutical solution.  As reported by Scientific American, "Between 1996 and 2005 the percentage of psychiatry office visits involving psychotherapy decreased from about 44.4 percent - [...]

Creating an Action Plan for Your New Exercise Routine

Oftentimes, a decision to start exercising is made in desperation and disgust. Desperation says, “Start now and start hard.” Disgust says, “You deserve to feel bad.” These twin voices come from frustration, and they doom our exercise attempts to fail. Why? Because, physically unprepared to begin at such a fast pace, our bodies and our [...]

By |November 30th, 2015|Categories: Depression, Whole Person Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Creating an Action Plan for Your New Exercise Routine

Understanding Acute and Chronic Stress

Acute stress is the slam-on-the brakes kind of stress. It’s tied to a specific event that is perceived as either dangerous or demanding. Your body rallies around the emotional reaction of alarm and fear by preparing itself for fight or flight. In fact, that’s what the physical reaction is called: “the fight or flight response.” [...]

By |October 31st, 2015|Categories: Anxiety, PTSD|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Understanding Acute and Chronic Stress

Studying Your Son’s Multitasking and Critical Thinking

As you consider measuring the impact technology has on your son, be sure to carefully study your son’s ability to multitask, including when his brain gets over-stimulated from too much multitasking. According to Michael Rich, executive director for the Center on Media and Child Health and an associate profession at the Harvard Medical School, teenagers [...]

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Whole-Person Approach to Treating Depression

In a whole-person treatment approach, the entire body is recognized as an important component in depression. The whole-person approach accepts the body as a complex organism and looks for systemic reasons for depression. The body is not merely along for the mind’s ride into depression. The body is an active participant with the capacity to [...]

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