Brooke Randolph

Bio

Brooke Randolph is a licensed mental health counselor with a wide range of experience and expertise. As the Director of Adoption Preparation & Support Services at MLJ Adoptions, Inc., Brooke has specialized in the unique needs of those in the adoption triad. As the mental health contributor at DietsInReview.com, Brooke has focused on health, stress, and growth. She is also experienced in the treatment of trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, divorce, and effective parenting and co-parenting. It Brooke's goal to encourage, equip, and empower those who seek life improvement.

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  • Brooke-Randolph, LLC; MLJ Adoptions, Inc.; Diets In Review

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    THURSDAY, May 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In states where there are more gun owners, there are also more gun-related suicides, a new U.S. study finds.

    Looking at 33 years' worth of data, the researchers found that states with more gun owners generally had more suicides by firearm among b...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Marriage & Family Therapy:

    THURSDAY, May 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Transgender people can face big difficulties, but a new study shows their journey is made much harder when family members reject them.

    The researchers found that risks for attempting suicide more than tripled for transgender adults who experience...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    TUESDAY, May 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Married people are less likely to have drinking problems than single people, and that protective effect is particularly strong among those with a family history of alcoholism, a new study suggests.

    "While clinicians have long been aware of the pot...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, May 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Harsh parenting may leave more than psychological scars, it might also leave lasting physical problems -- such as obesity -- even into young adulthood, new research suggests.

    And having one kind, caring parent doesn't seem to counteract the effects ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Medicine:

    TUESDAY, May 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Despite concerns about their children's use of social and other media, many parents may set a less-than-ideal example by spending a lot of time using the technology themselves, British researchers report.

    The study included 107 parents of children ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    TUESDAY, May 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Behavior modification therapy is preferable to drugs for treating children 2 to 5 years old who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, U.S. health officials say.

    "Behavior therapy has been shown to help improve symptoms in young children w...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    MONDAY, May 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with long-term sleep troubles should turn to a form of psychotherapy to reboot normal sleeping patterns before trying sleeping pills, the American College of Physicians recommends.

    Specifically, people with chronic insomnia should try cogniti...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, May 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A type of psychotherapy might help cancer survivors deal with the long-term thinking problems some experience after chemotherapy, researchers say.

    It's estimated that about half of those who undergo chemotherapy for cancer...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Marriage & Family Therapy:

    FRIDAY, April 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Money problems and domestic violence appear to be linked, but it's not clear whether one leads to the other, researchers report.

    "What we don't know yet is whether financial stress makes a violent couple more violent, or is financial stress enoug...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, April 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Although older women may face more potential pregnancy complications, their children seem to fare better in some ways over the long run, a new study suggests.

    Using data on over 1.5 million Swedish adults, researchers found that people born to mo...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Spare the rod and spoil the child?

    Not so fast, suggests a new review that found spanking doesn't produce better behavior and may set up a child for psychological and learning problems later.

    "Spanking is not achieving parents' goals,...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health:

    WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Mindfulness therapy may help reduce the risk of repeated bouts of depression, researchers report.

    One expert not connected to the study explained the mindfulness approach.

    "Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy enhances awareness of thou...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health:

    FRIDAY, April 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Suicide rates in the United States rose 24 percent between 1999 and 2014, with young girls and middle-aged men accounting for the largest increases, federal health officials reported Friday.

    By 2014, the total suicide rate reached 13 per 100,00...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Medicine:

    THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When parents believe their children are overweight -- regardless of whether they are or not -- those kids are likely to gain weight, a new study suggests.

    "Parental perceptions may be something of a self-fulfilling prophecy," said study co-auth...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Adolescent Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Depressed teens who refuse antidepressants may benefit from counseling, a new study suggests.

    The study included more than 200 teens who were unwilling to take medication to treat their depression. The researchers found that those who tried ...Full Article