Leadership & Trust, by Dr. Kenneth Freundlich

“I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche For much of our country’s history, we held a myth of honesty.  From George Washington, who supposedly said, “I cannot tell a lie,” when asked if chopped down the family cherry tree to Abraham…

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Coping with Loss of Ability, By Dr. Hayley Hirschmann

Every day people around us are struck with a sudden or gradual loss of ability. Sometimes they are young, often they are older. The losses arise from various issues, such as cardiac conditions, Alzheimer’s, cancer, diabetes, Parkinson’s, brain injuries, stroke, injuries leading to chronic pain, aging and the list goes on. You undoubtedly know, love…

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Scheduling Sex: DO IT! By Alexis Stein, L.C.S.W

As a relationship and couples therapist, I see the same story all too often. The pressures of everyday life leave no time to nurture the relationship, and as a result, sex becomes less frequent, if not non-existent. Couples come in wanting their sex lives to resume some regularity, but it’s not always as simple as…

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Suffering from Depression, Anxiety, OCD or Bipolar Disorder? Check Your Vitamin Levels! By Dr. Stu Leeds

After practicing psychology for more than 20 years with children, adolescents and adults, I’ve been treating symptoms of anxiety and depression with traditional psychotherapy and when severe enough, have recommended a referral to a psychiatrist for medication options. It was only by personal experience and therapy patient contact that I stumbled upon the connection between…

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Healing Emotional Wounds with “Eye Movement” Therapy by Dr. Joanne VanNest

At first glance, “Eye Movement” Therapy, formally known as Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), may seem strange and even “hokey.”  Actually, EMDR is recognized as a best practice for the treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) by the U.S. Departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense, the World Health Organization, the International Society for Traumatic Stress…

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Grit and Gratitude by Dr. Richard B. Dauber

As a clinical and sport psychologist, my job most often entails helping an individual make some changes.  These changes can range from improving one’s mood, reducing stress and anxiety, quitting smoking to performing at one’s personal best in a competition.   Often, I have to help the patient or athlete generate specific and attainable goals, as…

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The Real Deal on Change, by Josh Glawe, L.C.S.W

Personally and professionally, I have put tremendous time and thought into helping those who successfully make lasting changes in their lives. I often hear of people who have sought help to make one change or another, yet they have not been able to make much headway. What traits do people who overcome anxiety, depression or OCD…

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