It can be an anxiety provoking and intimidating decision to seek therapy. Both because of the acknowledgement this decision brings about some conflict that needs resolution and because of the angst associated with finding the right therapist. It is important to have a clear understanding of what it means to pursue therapeutic intervention as well as to attain some tips on how to help yourself get help.
Dr. Goldsher is a clinical psychologist that specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, couples/relationship therapy, trauma/grief, parenting, and forensic psychology. Dr. Goldsher also works with clients dealing with issues related to t...View Full Profile
Research states time and time again that the way you take care of yourself is related to how long you live and how happy you are. Those who take care of their physical and mental health needs are much happier. Stress seems to be the most common cause of ill health in modern society. This article will address ways to combat your stress levels therefore helping you prevent some types of illnesses and/or reducing the damaging effects of existing illnesses and help you live a happier life.
You can enter psychotherapy for a variety of reasons, all of which I can help you through - reduce emotional distress in order to regain a sense of fulfillment in life and/or restore the ability to function in daily activities, improve relations...View Full ProfileRecent Articles
Behavioral psychologists believe that it is possible to shape behavior by reinforcing positive changes and discouraging negative behaviors. Early studies of behavioral psychology used animal models to prove the efficacy of this approach. For example, scientists learned they could teach a mouse to stay in a particular area of its cage by rewarding it with food and water when it roamed the desired area. The success of this approaches prompted behavioral psychologists to examine similar method in humans.
Dr. Julia Samton is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology and is currently the Director of Manhattan Neuropsychiatric, P.C. Dr. Samton is a voluntary faculty member at New York Hospital Weill Cornell and Lenox Hill Hospital in New York Cit...View Full ProfileRecent Articles
We used to think treating the body was the solution to treating medical conditions. This is actually an antiquated notion. Research has shown, for many years, that medical health and illness are due to the interplay of three factors: biological, psychological and social. This is called the biopsychosocial approach to health. The biological component of health care is obviously important, however, when you address it exclusively you are unable to treat patients effectively because you are ignoring other factors that impact their disease.
Dr. Somjee is a licensed psychologist with extensive training and experience in evidence based clinical and health psychology services. She provides treatment for adults and adolescents with a wide variety of emotional and medical concerns. ...View Full ProfileRecent Articles