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Thinking About Therapy…Is It Right For Me?

Thinking About Therapy…Is It Right For Me?

In this blog post, I am going to write a little bit about therapy itself; what it is and whether it might be the right thing for you at this time in your life. There are many different therapeutic modalities and treatment approaches that people find to […]

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Anger Management Tips: Is My Anger Healthy?

Anger Management Tips: Is My Anger Healthy?

Anger is a  powerful emotion that can stem from feelings of frustration, hurt, annoyance, or disappointment. It is a normal human emotion that can range from slight irritation to strong rage. From time to time, everyone can lose their cool or get angry. Losing your temper can cause […]

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Understanding Your Feelings of Depression…

Understanding Your Feelings of Depression…

I often ask my clients to take time to observe their feelings of depression and listen for the messages hidden within the symptoms. In order to seek out these messages, you can ask yourself questions which may bring about further clarity as to the causes and possible […]

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Thinking About Empathy…

Thinking About Empathy…

At a recent intensive weekend-long training for mediation here in New York City, my colleagues and I spent time discussing the subject of empathy. Marshall B. Rosenberg writes about this topic in his book entitled “Nonviolent Communication, A Language of Life.” Empathy is a subject which I […]

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How Can I Actively Challenge My Beliefs? Cognitive Therapy Can Help…

How Can I Actively Challenge My Beliefs? Cognitive Therapy Can Help…

In many cases, depression actually is the result of habitual negative (automatic) thoughts. When bad things happen, we begin chastising ourselves with thoughts such as: I’m no good, I’m a total failure or Nothing ever goes my way. Our feelings follow what we are thinking, and negative thoughts like these can […]

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Understanding Your Negative Cycle

Understanding Your Negative Cycle

In your relationship or marriage, maybe you’ve found yourself getting caught up in a rollercoaster-type experience where you and your wife, girlfriend or partner fight for some time, and then all goes back to serenity, and then it happens again and again, with constant repetition and no […]

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Forgiveness…How It Can Be Good For You

Forgiveness…How It Can Be Good For You

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” (-Mahatma Ghandi) The word “forgiveness” means different things to different people. Forgiving ourselves or others is often hard to do because emotions such as fear, anger, and resentment get in the way. Once we do […]

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Confronting Procrastination

Confronting Procrastination

Procrastination can be defined as an automatic habit pattern in which an individual needlessly puts off, postpones or delays relevant activity until another date or time in the future. In this mindset, you are likely to tell yourself that “later is better” or that you’ll get to the […]

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What is Mindfulness?

What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is the awareness that emerges from paying attention with purpose, in the present moment, and accepting things as they are from a non-judgmental viewpoint.  It is about paying attention to those aspects of life that we may take for granted or ignore in the hustle/bustle that […]

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Turning Negative Thinking Into Positive Goal Setting

Turning Negative Thinking Into Positive Goal Setting

Setting goals is an important part of my work with clients. By sharing the goal development process with a therapist, or even a close friend if you don’t work with a therapist, can serve a few valuable purposes…there is someone with you to bear witness to your announcement and […]

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