New Year’s Resolutions and Motivation: Not Quite Like PB&J

In January, we always see tons of things that talk about motivation. Why? Because way back in December, we were possessed by the idea of resolutions for the new year. Maybe it was getting a new job, maybe it was exercise, maybe it was improving your relationships. Whatever you resolved to do, you really did [...]

2018-01-09T18:53:29+00:00 Blog|

4 Ways to Put the Fun Back in Dysfunctional Holiday Gatherings

Over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house we go! But if that idea fills you with dread or anxiety, it doesn’t exactly make you look forward to the holidays. Keep reading for strategies for navigating the holidays with family successfully and more important, sanely. What Came Before Before we dive into the [...]

2017-12-23T14:51:00+00:00 Blog|

Holidays Suck? 7 Ways to Cope That Aren’t Wine

We all know that “every kiss begins with Kay” and that everyone should have a significant other to spend the holiday wrapped up in a blanket with. Or at least that’s what commercials and possibly our families want us to believe. If that’s not where your life is at right now, don’t give in to [...]

2017-12-10T19:36:49+00:00 Blog|

5 Benefits of Getting Therapy Without Insurance You Need to Know

You’ve been struggling with issues lately and things don’t seem to be getting better. They say when “it rains, it pours”, but it isn’t simply a cliche: it describes your life! There might be different reasons you’re not pursuing therapy, even though you feel like it could help. But if your choice has come down [...]

2017-11-15T22:19:18+00:00 Blog|

Be Grateful: 7 Ways to Add Gratitude to Your Life

It can be easy to get weighed down with stress and worry. Before you know it, your life can seem a bit…gray. Chance are good, though, that your life might not quite be as horrible as it feels sometimes. It’s a matter of getting a bit of perspective. Gratitude can help you do that. Keep [...]

2017-11-08T04:28:55+00:00 Blog|

Can’t Afford Therapy? 4 Things You Need to Know

Your new boss is hounding you and it’s really starting to affect you. You aren’t sleeping well. You’re feeling stressed all the time. And the bags under your eyes are starting to look more like a set of luggage. Or maybe you’re going through a breakup (or are stuck in a bad relationship) and you’re [...]

2017-10-31T14:40:25+00:00 Blog|

You Are Ready To Change

You have struggled for a long time. You keep going, but feel exhausted. You have set goals, but feel stuck. You have contemplated seeking help, but put it off. We understand your hesitation to reach out. You know you can be more productive, effective and satisfied with life. We are experts in reducing anxiety, worry and panic. We teach you [...]

2017-10-31T14:40:13+00:00 Blog|

Only in New York – “Hit Me With Music”

"...one good thing about music when it hits you feel no pain..."- Bob Marley While walking to the train a few weeks ago, blaring from one car, rap music, from another Indian pop music. Two blocks later a man is singing a lovely tune with no accompaniment, in Arabic, yep I asked him. Such a [...]

2017-05-29T13:52:58+00:00 Blog|

‘Sticks and Stones’ by Dr. Michelle Wiltshire

That little rhyme ‘sticks and stones’ was probably devised by denial and sustained by hopefulness. In reality if your partner said, "You're stupid and your opinion doesn't matter" then chances are you'll feel hurt. These types of words are direct and overtly inappropriate. However, it is more subtle forms of communication that can be equally [...]

2017-05-29T13:56:20+00:00 Blog|