X Enter your email address:
Loading
Mental Health Resources
Like/Follow us today!
The browser you're using is not supported. Please try again using a supported browser such as Firefox or Chrome
Subscribe to this blog to get the latest updates emailed to you
Subscription complete
Search by title:
Showing Results 1 - 10 (24 total)
Laugh With Me
Author: Michael J. Salamon, PhD
September 27th, 2017
There are a slew of variables that have been assessed to determine what predicts marital satisfaction: Attitudes, personality, temperament, interests, life goals, and intimacy are but a few of the ones shown to contribute to marital happiness. One variable, however, is not often included, but has been proven to impact marital contentment: humor. Apparently, the use of humor, which things a couple finds funny, how jokes are told to one another and …
0 comments
Choosing a Better Way to Divorce
Author: Alan Winder, PhD
September 19th, 2017
Wouldn’t it would be great if divorce didn’t exist, people were always happy in their marriage, and they stayed together for the rest of their lives? There was a time when people tended–for better or worse–to stay married, and divorce was not commonplace. Unfortunately today, as we are all aware, divorce rates have been quite high, and only continue to rise. When a couple separates and/or decides to divorce, there are cert …
0 comments
13 Reasons Why: A Parenting Opportunity
Author: Dvora Entin, LCSW
September 12th, 2017
In a world where news headlines change dramatically at lightning speed almost hourly, perhaps the Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why, seems like an already irrelevant topic of conversation or discussion. As a therapist who had to watch most of the episodes for a work-related responsibility, the content of the show persists in my subconscious and continues to draw my attention even several months later. Seeing this series as a parent of teenagers, as …
0 comments
Coping With Back to School Anxiety
Author: Pamela P. Siller, MD
September 5th, 2017
We have all experienced trepidation before a life-changing event, or a small anxiety-provoking experience. The feelings of butterflies in your stomach, your heart pounding in your chest, or the need to run to the bathroom several times in an hour, is a familiar sensation to most everybody. Regardless of whether you are worried about an upcoming flight, an important business meeting or a life-altering phone call, the physical sensation is the same …
0 comments
The Power of Abuse
July 11th, 2017
The power of abuse
frightening and strong
leads to behaviors
irrational and wrong The power of abuse
the questions that arise
the multitude of thoughts
disbelief and lies The power of abuse
wreaks havoc on the soul
something is lacking
I feel empty, not whole The power of abuse
the drama that erupts
dealing with the abuser
the nightmare of the confronts The power of abuse

0 comments
Gambling Addiction: It's Not About The Money
Author: Dr. Raymond Nourmand
July 4th, 2017
The National Council of Problem Gambling recently reported that approximately 6 million adults and half a million teenagers in America engage in problematic gambling, or have what one may call gambling addiction. Gambling addiction refers to a pattern of making risky monetary bets in a way that impairs a person’s social, psychological, emotional, physical, or financial functioning. The rate of occurrence in youth is about two to three times …
1 comments
Worrying about Worry
June 13th, 2017
A lovely woman I had been treating told me one day that she loved to travel to different countries, but confided that she was a real white-knuckle traveler. She said that in flight she’d practically make marks in her husband’s skin from grabbing so tightly, but once at her destination she was fine and able to enjoy herself. On a subsequent office visit she had just returned from Europe and when I asked how her trip was, she replied &l …
0 comments
Can Therapy Put You to Sleep?
June 6th, 2017
Insomnia is a common sleep disorder that can make it hard to fall asleep, hard to stay asleep, or cause you to wake up too early and not be able to get back to sleep. Stress as well as anxiety symptoms (such as tension, excessive worrying, and feeling overwhelmed) can also lead to insomnia.  Anxiety and insomnia can feed off each other, leading to a cycle of sleep deprivation. This may surprise you, but within the past year the American Coll …
0 comments
The Difference Between Talking and Communicating
January 10th, 2017
The Difference Between Talking and Communicating by Reuben E. Gross, PhD, ABP, ABPP, LMFT Please note: Neither gender wins an Emmy for communication. If I alternate between “he” and “she” in order to be “fair” to both genders, it can be confusing to the reader. Therefore, for the sake of simplicity, I will begin with “he” when discussing the “TV speaker,” and then switch genders, using t …
0 comments
What is Your Anxiety Telling You?
December 13th, 2016
There is a language of feelings, we need to recognize that there is no such thing as a bad feeling. Feelings are our minds way of talking to us and telling us what we need. 
Based on this concept what does anxiety mean?   The need you mind need filled is "to have success in managing your life". When we feel that our life is out of our control we feel anxiety.
You need to fill the need to get the mess …
0 comments
Sort By:Reset All
title +

Results per page: