There are few things more unpleasant than a panic attack. Getting one to stop can be complicated, but the strategies presented below can help.[Read more…]
There are a lot of options out there to address emotional problems. Two of the most prominent types of therapy — DBT and CBT — have similar names and approaches. How should you choose between DBT vs CBT?[Read more…]
Negative reinforcement plays an important role in anxiety and related problems. Obsessive-compulsive disorder, social anxiety, panic attacks, and other related disorders can all be worsened by it. So what is negative reinforcement?[Read more…]
Everyone has stress. But when is stress a risk to our health and well being? Episodic acute stress might be the most common way that stress gets out of hand and puts our mental and physical health in danger.[Read more…]
Deciding to seek help is a big first step. From there, it’s important to find the right therapist. But with so many psychotherapy options in New York, how can you know what to look for?
The best therapist for you has the appropriate training and expertise to treat the issues you want to work on.
When to seek therapy: It can be difficult to decide if and when psychotherapy would be helpful. A general guideline that we recommend is called the interference rule: if a problem is significantly interfering in your ability to live your life in the way you’d like, then psychotherapy may be helpful.[Read more…]