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How to Set Healthy Boundaries

The majority of people struggle with healthy boundaries. Learn how you can develop the skills to create healthy boundaries in your own life.

How to Avoid the Trap of Groupthink

In these difficult times, we can reflect on individual consciousness and develop the capacity to differentiate from mass thinking.

Spirituality, Psychology, and the Benefits of Looking Inside Oneself

Contemporarily, the fields of religion have been considered a separate entity from psychology; however, this may not be an either-or scenario.

Redefining Our Relationship with Technology in a Quarantine

As we continue to use technology to navigate our new world online, where do we draw the line? Learn how to protect your mental space.

Why Teachers Need Our Support Now More Than Ever

Teachers often take on the stress and emotions of their students. This year in particular, teachers may experience more vicarious trauma.

Cybervictimization: A Hidden Perpetrator of Race-Based Trauma

Racism is systemic and has led to generations of race-based trauma. Technology has provided an outlet for racism via cybervictimization and bullying.

Understanding Imposter Syndrome and How to Cope

Imposter syndrome can rob us of our joy, confidence and hold us back in life. The phenomenon can affect anyone, regardless of their success.

The Impact of Travel Restrictions on Mental Health

The current pandemic restrictions have impacted our ability to nurture our traveling mindsets. Learn how to cope with travel restrictions.

How to Recover from Financial Infidelity

Oftentimes, couples avoid talking about the two subjects that are crucial to their wellbeing: money and sex. It may come as a surprise to you that as a couples therapist, I actually hear more about instances around financial infidelity than affairs in the traditional sense.

Honoring When It’s Time to Disconnect

Have you ever found yourself saying, “I’m an introvert and being around a lot of people just gets to me,” or, “I’m extroverted and being alone too much sucks?” Measuring how often you engage and the ways you interact with others can help you better understand if you’re truly introverted or extroverted, but how do you know when it’s time to disconnect?

3 Tips For Practicing Self-Love and Compassion

Self-love is a term that has gained more and more traction in recent years, and for good reason. Oftentimes, the discussion on self-love is conflated with self-care, another important but distinct concept.

6 Effective Techniques to Improve Communication with Your Teens

Learn six practical tips that are helpful in building more positive and consistent communication with your teens.

7 Coping Tips for Anxiety From a Psychologist

Learn 7 coping tips for anxiety and discover strategies that therapists actually use to help them with their own anxious thoughts.

Homesickness During a Pandemic

A secondary cost of the pandemic has been the impact of lockdowns and social isolation on mental health. These impacts often manifest in increased loneliness or feelings of homesickness, especially for those who live apart from their families and homeland.

Practice Empathy To Enhance Your Relationships

Sometimes, no matter how much we love or connect with a person, it can prove difficult to maintain a connection that endures all. Obstacles, differences of opinion, and unexpected life circumstances inevitably crop up and put our relationships to the test.

How to Stop Negative Self-Talk: Disrupting Negative Narratives

No one is perfect,” “we all make mistakes,” “fall to get back up.” What do all of these sayings have in common? They remind us that life does not always go as planned, and mistakes are an inevitable and natural part of life. Many times we hold…

The Strength in Vulnerability: How to Improve Your Relationships By Letting Down Your Guard

Love: Everyone wants to experience it, and yet many of us are also scared of it, because in order to truly be open to love, we must also allow ourselves to be vulnerable. What is vulnerability, and why does it terrify us?

What’s the Difference Between a Psychotherapist, Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Mental Health Counselor, Psychoanalyst, and Social Worker?

Finding a therapist who’s a good fit with you and your needs is essential to the work you do in therapy. In your search for the right person, you might find therapists with varying strings of letters after their name, which can give you a better understanding of their training and the kind of therapy they offer.

Self-Care on the Weekends

Many of us are so invested in work or academics that we sometimes forget to take care of ourselves. Although there are various ways to practice self-care techniques throughout a busy work week, for many, the weekend is the best time to unwind.

5 Self-Help Books for Depression

If you’re not quite ready to speak to a professional regarding depression, you don’t need to suffer in silence. We’re sharing 5 of our top self-help book recommendations for combating depression.

6 Ways to Cope With Race-Based Trauma

When people hear the word “trauma,” they often think of one single, dramatic, life-changing event or moment in time. Race-based trauma occurs much more insidiously, on a systemic level, and is experienced through both micro and macroaggressions.

What to Expect During Your First Therapy Session

Connecting with a therapist for the first time may seem overwhelming if you’re not sure what to expect. We’ve put together this quick guide on what the process looks like, so you can get the most out of your first therapy session.

Relationships Reads: Compassionate Vs. Corrosive Communication

Communication typically falls into two categories: Compassionate or Corrosive. Learn what these communication styles say about your relationship.

5 Tips for Dealing With Imposter Syndrome

Those suffering from imposter syndrome may live in fear that they’ll be “found out” and experience feelings of inadequacy despite their professional accomplishments.

What Therapists for Young Adults Can Do to Ease Them Into Adulthood

Many young adults may feel ashamed or obligated to speak about their struggles with a parent. Therapists for young adults can offer teenagers the chance to unload and speak about their issues with a professional who has an outside perspective on it all.

How to Find Affordable Therapy in NYC: 3 Places to Look

No one should feel alone because they simply can’t afford the proper mental health treatment. However, it can be difficult to find affordable therapy in NYC. We’re here to help.

3 Tips to Help You Cope With Generalized Anxiety

Generalized anxiety is treatable. Learn exercises that can help you manage your anxiety or reduce some of its symptoms.

How Hidden Depression Hides in Plain Sight and What You Can Do to Identify It

Dealing with depression can be difficult and even debilitating at times, so how do you know if someone is coping with hidden depression?

Mindfulness for Anxiety: How Living in the Now Is the Best Medicine for Anxious Minds

When you’re feeling anxious, mindfulness techniques can help combat troublesome symptoms. Learn how to personalize mindfulness for anxiety in a way that works best for you.

How to Embrace Change

Wanting things to go back to “normal,” also known as “the way things used to be,” is one of humankind’s most basic and universal tendencies. There’s comfort in the familiar, especially when you’re looking backwards.

What is LGBTQIA+ Affirmative Therapy?

Affirmative Therapy helps LGBTQIA+ individuals navigate through their life in a more meaningful and constructive way through the help of empathic, nonjudgmental compassion and understanding.

The LGBTQ Bill of Rights

To combat the normalization of low self-worth, we must remind ourselves of our Bill of Rights. Simply put, your Bill of Rights is a personalized list of affirmations curated to assert your birth-given right to certain truths.

The Minority Bill of Rights

No matter your race or ethnic background, you have a birthright to feel safe, empowered, and respected in every circumstance, at all times.

Why Some Couples Thrived During the Pandemic and Others Didn’t

As a therapist, I often get an up-close look at how current events shape the everyday fabric of people’s lives. When the holidays close in, I talk clients through the joys and heartaches such seasons can bring.

The Stages of Trauma and Recovery

Trauma occurs when an abnormal event overwhelms our ability to cope. It shocks, confuses, and can leave us in a fog. It can bring on feelings of intense anxiety and cause us to question our sense of reality.

Quarantine Loneliness? Why Some People Are Missing Their Exes.

There are many reasons why people miss their exes right now. The most obvious being that feelings of loneliness and isolation are amplified in these times of social distancing.

10 Practical Tips to Help You Cope with Coronavirus Stress

Many people who may have never felt a need for mental health services are now struggling with increased anxiety, depression, and isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic.

5 Essential Spring Cleaning Tips for the Mind During Coronavirus

Learn some practical tips you can use to clear the unnecessary and unhelpful clutter from your mind.

7 Effective Relaxation Techniques to Manage Stress & Anxiety

Relaxation techniques work by helping our body to manage the fight-or-flight response of our sympathetic nervous system.

Remembering and Returning to Joy

Many people think of joy as something that has to be searched for and attained, rather than something that is allowed and cultivated with intention.

How to Get the Most Out of Teletherapy

Physical distance doesn’t have to mean emotional isolation. Teletherapy sessions allow you to stay connected to your therapist during social distancing.

How to Cope with Strange Emotions in the Time of COVID-19

Social distancing may lead to more elusive emotional experiences that appear unique to the current situation. Here’s how to cope with them.

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As we continue to use technology to navigate our new world online, where do we draw the line? Learn how to protect your mental space.

The Impact of Travel Restrictions on Mental Health

The current pandemic restrictions have impacted our ability to nurture our traveling mindsets. Learn how to cope with travel restrictions.

7 Coping Tips for Anxiety From a Psychologist

Learn 7 coping tips for anxiety and discover strategies that therapists actually use to help them with their own anxious thoughts.

Understanding Imposter Syndrome and How to Cope

Imposter syndrome can rob us of our joy, confidence and hold us back in life. The phenomenon can affect anyone, regardless of their success.

Self-Care on the Weekends

Many of us are so invested in work or academics that we sometimes forget to take care of ourselves. Although there are various ways to practice self-care techniques throughout a busy work week, for many, the weekend is the best time to unwind.

Understanding Imposter Syndrome and How to Cope

Imposter syndrome can rob us of our joy, confidence and hold us back in life. The phenomenon can affect anyone, regardless of their success.

What is LGBTQIA+ Affirmative Therapy?

Affirmative Therapy helps LGBTQIA+ individuals navigate through their life in a more meaningful and constructive way through the help of empathic, nonjudgmental compassion and understanding.

The LGBTQ Bill of Rights

To combat the normalization of low self-worth, we must remind ourselves of our Bill of Rights. Simply put, your Bill of Rights is a personalized list of affirmations curated to assert your birth-given right to certain truths.

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Learn six practical tips that are helpful in building more positive and consistent communication with your teens.

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How to Set Healthy Boundaries

The majority of people struggle with healthy boundaries. Learn how you can develop the skills to create healthy boundaries in your own life.

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How to Avoid the Trap of Groupthink

In these difficult times, we can reflect on individual consciousness and develop the capacity to differentiate from mass thinking.

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Spirituality, Psychology, and the Benefits of Looking Inside Oneself

Contemporarily, the fields of religion have been considered a separate entity from psychology; however, this may not be an either-or scenario.

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Redefining Our Relationship with Technology in a Quarantine

As we continue to use technology to navigate our new world online, where do we draw the line? Learn how to protect your mental space.

Why Teachers Need Our Support Now More Than Ever

Teachers often take on the stress and emotions of their students. This year in particular, teachers may experience more vicarious trauma.

Cybervictimization: A Hidden Perpetrator of Race-Based Trauma

Racism is systemic and has led to generations of race-based trauma. Technology has provided an outlet for racism via cybervictimization and bullying.

Understanding Imposter Syndrome and How to Cope

Imposter syndrome can rob us of our joy, confidence and hold us back in life. The phenomenon can affect anyone, regardless of their success.

The Impact of Travel Restrictions on Mental Health

The current pandemic restrictions have impacted our ability to nurture our traveling mindsets. Learn how to cope with travel restrictions.

How to Recover from Financial Infidelity

Oftentimes, couples avoid talking about the two subjects that are crucial to their wellbeing: money and sex. It may come as a surprise to you that as a couples therapist, I actually hear more about instances around financial infidelity than affairs in the traditional sense.

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Honoring When It’s Time to Disconnect

Have you ever found yourself saying, “I’m an introvert and being around a lot of people just gets to me,” or, “I’m extroverted and being alone too much sucks?” Measuring how often you engage and the ways you interact with others can help you better understand if you’re truly introverted or extroverted, but how do you know when it’s time to disconnect?

3 Tips For Practicing Self-Love and Compassion

Self-love is a term that has gained more and more traction in recent years, and for good reason. Oftentimes, the discussion on self-love is conflated with self-care, another important but distinct concept.

6 Effective Techniques to Improve Communication with Your Teens

Learn six practical tips that are helpful in building more positive and consistent communication with your teens.

7 Coping Tips for Anxiety From a Psychologist

Learn 7 coping tips for anxiety and discover strategies that therapists actually use to help them with their own anxious thoughts.

Homesickness During a Pandemic

A secondary cost of the pandemic has been the impact of lockdowns and social isolation on mental health. These impacts often manifest in increased loneliness or feelings of homesickness, especially for those who live apart from their families and homeland.

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Practice Empathy To Enhance Your Relationships

Sometimes, no matter how much we love or connect with a person, it can prove difficult to maintain a connection that endures all. Obstacles, differences of opinion, and unexpected life circumstances inevitably crop up and put our relationships to the test.

How to Stop Negative Self-Talk: Disrupting Negative Narratives

No one is perfect,” “we all make mistakes,” “fall to get back up.” What do all of these sayings have in common? They remind us that life does not always go as planned, and mistakes are an inevitable and natural part of life. Many times we hold…

The Strength in Vulnerability: How to Improve Your Relationships By Letting Down Your Guard

Love: Everyone wants to experience it, and yet many of us are also scared of it, because in order to truly be open to love, we must also allow ourselves to be vulnerable. What is vulnerability, and why does it terrify us?

What’s the Difference Between a Psychotherapist, Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Mental Health Counselor, Psychoanalyst, and Social Worker?

Finding a therapist who’s a good fit with you and your needs is essential to the work you do in therapy. In your search for the right person, you might find therapists with varying strings of letters after their name, which can give you a better understanding of their training and the kind of therapy they offer.

Self-Care on the Weekends

Many of us are so invested in work or academics that we sometimes forget to take care of ourselves. Although there are various ways to practice self-care techniques throughout a busy work week, for many, the weekend is the best time to unwind.

5 Self-Help Books for Depression

If you’re not quite ready to speak to a professional regarding depression, you don’t need to suffer in silence. We’re sharing 5 of our top self-help book recommendations for combating depression.

6 Ways to Cope With Race-Based Trauma

When people hear the word “trauma,” they often think of one single, dramatic, life-changing event or moment in time. Race-based trauma occurs much more insidiously, on a systemic level, and is experienced through both micro and macroaggressions.

What to Expect During Your First Therapy Session

Connecting with a therapist for the first time may seem overwhelming if you’re not sure what to expect. We’ve put together this quick guide on what the process looks like, so you can get the most out of your first therapy session.

Relationships Reads: Compassionate Vs. Corrosive Communication

Communication typically falls into two categories: Compassionate or Corrosive. Learn what these communication styles say about your relationship.

5 Tips for Dealing With Imposter Syndrome

Those suffering from imposter syndrome may live in fear that they’ll be “found out” and experience feelings of inadequacy despite their professional accomplishments.

What Therapists for Young Adults Can Do to Ease Them Into Adulthood

Many young adults may feel ashamed or obligated to speak about their struggles with a parent. Therapists for young adults can offer teenagers the chance to unload and speak about their issues with a professional who has an outside perspective on it all.

How to Find Affordable Therapy in NYC: 3 Places to Look

No one should feel alone because they simply can’t afford the proper mental health treatment. However, it can be difficult to find affordable therapy in NYC. We’re here to help.

3 Tips to Help You Cope With Generalized Anxiety

Generalized anxiety is treatable. Learn exercises that can help you manage your anxiety or reduce some of its symptoms.

How Hidden Depression Hides in Plain Sight and What You Can Do to Identify It

Dealing with depression can be difficult and even debilitating at times, so how do you know if someone is coping with hidden depression?

Mindfulness for Anxiety: How Living in the Now Is the Best Medicine for Anxious Minds

When you’re feeling anxious, mindfulness techniques can help combat troublesome symptoms. Learn how to personalize mindfulness for anxiety in a way that works best for you.

How to Embrace Change

Wanting things to go back to “normal,” also known as “the way things used to be,” is one of humankind’s most basic and universal tendencies. There’s comfort in the familiar, especially when you’re looking backwards.

What is LGBTQIA+ Affirmative Therapy?

Affirmative Therapy helps LGBTQIA+ individuals navigate through their life in a more meaningful and constructive way through the help of empathic, nonjudgmental compassion and understanding.

The LGBTQ Bill of Rights

To combat the normalization of low self-worth, we must remind ourselves of our Bill of Rights. Simply put, your Bill of Rights is a personalized list of affirmations curated to assert your birth-given right to certain truths.

The Minority Bill of Rights

No matter your race or ethnic background, you have a birthright to feel safe, empowered, and respected in every circumstance, at all times.

Why Some Couples Thrived During the Pandemic and Others Didn’t

As a therapist, I often get an up-close look at how current events shape the everyday fabric of people’s lives. When the holidays close in, I talk clients through the joys and heartaches such seasons can bring.

The Stages of Trauma and Recovery

Trauma occurs when an abnormal event overwhelms our ability to cope. It shocks, confuses, and can leave us in a fog. It can bring on feelings of intense anxiety and cause us to question our sense of reality.

Quarantine Loneliness? Why Some People Are Missing Their Exes.

There are many reasons why people miss their exes right now. The most obvious being that feelings of loneliness and isolation are amplified in these times of social distancing.

10 Practical Tips to Help You Cope with Coronavirus Stress

Many people who may have never felt a need for mental health services are now struggling with increased anxiety, depression, and isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic.

5 Essential Spring Cleaning Tips for the Mind During Coronavirus

Learn some practical tips you can use to clear the unnecessary and unhelpful clutter from your mind.

7 Effective Relaxation Techniques to Manage Stress & Anxiety

Relaxation techniques work by helping our body to manage the fight-or-flight response of our sympathetic nervous system.

Remembering and Returning to Joy

Many people think of joy as something that has to be searched for and attained, rather than something that is allowed and cultivated with intention.

How to Get the Most Out of Teletherapy

Physical distance doesn’t have to mean emotional isolation. Teletherapy sessions allow you to stay connected to your therapist during social distancing.

How to Cope with Strange Emotions in the Time of COVID-19

Social distancing may lead to more elusive emotional experiences that appear unique to the current situation. Here’s how to cope with them.

How to Recover from Financial Infidelity

Oftentimes, couples avoid talking about the two subjects that are crucial to their wellbeing: money and sex. It may come as a surprise to you that as a couples therapist, I actually hear more about instances around financial infidelity than affairs in the traditional sense.

Honoring When It’s Time to Disconnect

Have you ever found yourself saying, “I’m an introvert and being around a lot of people just gets to me,” or, “I’m extroverted and being alone too much sucks?” Measuring how often you engage and the ways you interact with others can help you better understand if you’re truly introverted or extroverted, but how do you know when it’s time to disconnect?

Homesickness During a Pandemic

A secondary cost of the pandemic has been the impact of lockdowns and social isolation on mental health. These impacts often manifest in increased loneliness or feelings of homesickness, especially for those who live apart from their families and homeland.

Practice Empathy To Enhance Your Relationships

Sometimes, no matter how much we love or connect with a person, it can prove difficult to maintain a connection that endures all. Obstacles, differences of opinion, and unexpected life circumstances inevitably crop up and put our relationships to the test.

Self-Care on the Weekends

Many of us are so invested in work or academics that we sometimes forget to take care of ourselves. Although there are various ways to practice self-care techniques throughout a busy work week, for many, the weekend is the best time to unwind.

5 Self-Help Books for Depression

If you’re not quite ready to speak to a professional regarding depression, you don’t need to suffer in silence. We’re sharing 5 of our top self-help book recommendations for combating depression.

6 Ways to Cope With Race-Based Trauma

When people hear the word “trauma,” they often think of one single, dramatic, life-changing event or moment in time. Race-based trauma occurs much more insidiously, on a systemic level, and is experienced through both micro and macroaggressions.

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