Archive | Emotional Stress

Stress associated with life circumstances which can be precursor to anxiety, depression, low self-worth if not addressed and managed in a healthy way

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Is Psychotherapy Effective?

How Effective is Psychotherapy? The short answer is that psychotherapy is very effective for people that seek treatment for emotional problems and actively participate in the therapy process. The long answer if of course more difficult and contentious for two reasons: the technical difficulty of quantifying changes in mental state in a rigorous way, and […]

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Loving-Kindness Meditation

A few years back, I went to a wonderful 5-day retreat where I learned a powerful form of meditation. I believe this practice has had a strong impact on my own practice, as well as with my clients in individual and group therapy. Loving-kindness meditation, also known as metta meditation, is a Buddhist practice that […]

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The Impact of High Conflict Divorce on Children’s Emotional Development

The Impact of High Conflict Divorce on Children’s Emotional Development 50% of marriages in the United States end in divorce. As clinicians, we are directly on the front lines of the divorce process in our work with couples, individuals, families, and with the children that experience their parent’s divorce. For the purpose of this article, […]

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Take a minute.

TAKE A MINUTE!  “Since everything is a reflection of our minds, everything can be changed by our minds.”  Buddha I often ask clients about their stress levels and if during their day they take time to just relax.  Some respond with “I can’t.” “I don’t have time.” “I can’t do it at my desk.” “I […]

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