Ben Allen, Clinical Psychologist         Mind for Health Resources, Ltd.
Learning how to learn and shape intelligence

(Program for becoming a more effective student)


Checklist (please select objectives of your choice)

Some skills and objectives:

1.       Want to make school fun and exhilarating - - and transform yourself into a more happy and effective student?


2.       Enhance your memory for names, facts, concepts, metaphors, songs, and textbook information


3.       Learn how to manage your energy, regroup, control impulses, and diminish attention problems and uptightness


4.       Learn what it takes to do well in school and achieve the skills.  Learn how to be off to a good start each semester


5.       Information overload and a constant racing mind?  Techniques for mental harmony while managing lots of information


6.       Learn how to be more confident and effective in speaking in front of groups


7.       Metacognition - - learn how to apply integrative thinking, and how integrate abstract concepts more effectively


8.       Learn how to work successfully with your imagination and creativity 


9.       Learn how to utilize the skills you already have to master more difficult tasks


10.   Learn how to read and absorb a textbook more quickly and effectively the first time


11.   Why stress out over school?  Learn poise and balance, time management, and flexible thinking for a better day


12.   Learn about how to enhance the power and health of your brain and body  


13.   Learn how to master class content and material the secret to getting  As


14.   Diminish test and performance anxiety - - become your own stress management expert


15.   Create efficient study habits, test preparation, project management, and learning strategies


16.   What is your hidden power?  Tap into your and utilize your core strengths and most authentic desires


17.   Setting up new skills, or returning to school?  - - Learn how to get into the mental spirit and take action!


18.   Found your career path?  Want to learn how to create expertise - - a realistic 2-5 year plan of a action


19.   Diminish weak study habits - - learn how to overcome procrastination, old blocks and resistances toward learning


20.   Learn self-hypnosis for enhancing academic success and global self-improvement  


21.   Enhance mental energy, attention and concentration at work and in school


22.   Increase your enthusiasm and self-confidence in school and decrease your fear of academic competition


23.   Explore your mental strengths, as well as skills in need of improvement through cognitive testing

24.   Learn how to maximize mental fitness and strategies for the big exams (i.e., SAT, ACT, LSAT, MCATs, etc.)



Copyright December , 2000 Dr. Ben Allen at Mind for Health Resources, Ltd., Northbrook, IL



899 Skokie Blvd., Suite 304, Northbrook, IL 60062

Tel.: 847-205-9605      Fax: 847-564-8755    e-mail:

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