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Conscious Coping

“When you know better, you do better” – Maya Angelou Though these words were not spoken with a perspective on mental health in mind, they could not ring more true in this context. Anxiety, depression, relationship difficutlies, and other mental health issues are extremely prevelant. However, there’s a reason many of us don’t end up[…]

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The Cycle of Abuse

Feeling like your fighting too much with your spouse? Does his or her reaction make you feel like you are solely to blame for the issues in your relationship? Or do you make excuses for his or her clearly abusive behavior to make yourself feel better about the way that he or she treats you? Maybe[…]

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You May Be Harming Yourself By Avoiding The Doctor

  Someone who loves you have probably given you a hard time about not seeing a doctor at least once in your life. Maybe your mother bothers you to schedule that 6 month dental cleaning. Maybe your husband or wife bugs you to get that mole checked. Maybe your friend gives you a judgmental look[…]

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ADD in Adults: More Common Than You Think

It’s one of those mornings. You are searching for your keys and, again, can’t seem to find them. You look everywhere: by the door, in your laptop bag, your nightstand, under the bed, and everywhere in between. Like a bad joke in a romantic comedy, where do you find them? They are in the freezer.[…]

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Fake It Till You Make It

Sometimes in life we come across an issue or a problem where there seems to be no solution. You may feel like you have tried absolutely everything but no matter what technique or coping skill you use, it simply doesn’t cut it. You feel like nothing is working. At a certain point, you may even[…]

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Find A Consistent Source of Emotional Support

More than anything, when coping with anxiety, depression, or any other mental health issue it is of the utmost importance to have a consistent source of emotional support. You may be lucky enough to have people in your life that can support you like this. However, I often find that most people have well-intention-ed, caring[…]

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Managing Your Mind By Managing Your Body

There is a strong connection between our mental and physical health. Sometimes when your mental health is out of whack, taking a look at your physical health can lead to a solution. Learn more through my latest guest blog post with Christine Fernandez & Associates. http://www.drchristinenyc.com/body/  

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Coping With Your Family’s Mental Health

A continually overlooked group, however, are the friends and family members of those who struggle with mental health. These people often have their own equally important mental health needs.  Check out my latest guest blog post with one of the group therapy practice’s I work for, Christine Fernandez & Associates. Coping with Your Family’s Mental[…]

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Coping Effectively: Avoid Avoiding

It’s a completely natural response to avoid things we don’t like or that are uncomfortable. Sometimes, however, this can cause more problems than it fixes. Read more about this topic in my latest blog post with the fabulous group therapy practice I work for, Christine Fernandez & Associates. http://www.drchristinenyc.com/avoid/

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Angry, Depressed, or Anxious? Mindfulness Can Help

Finding it difficult to manage your anxiety, depression, or anger? Mindfulness offers a variety of tools and concrete skills you can learn that empower you to manage your emotions more effectively. Never heard of Mindfulness? Heard of it and interested in learning more? Check out my latest guest blog post w/ one of the amazing[…]