Anxiety therapy in NYC Anxiety therapy in NYC tips from Dr. Jayme Albin. If you are a person who has anxiety, stress and depression you probably experience Thoughts that are uncontrollable and worrisome. Body sensations that are uncomfortable and tiresome. This may cause panic and feel alarming including having increased heart rate, shallow breathing, dizziness and … Continue reading Anxiety therapy in NYC- tips for increased motivation and positive energy!
Can you maintain a positive outlook in the face of conflict and find a winning solution in a no win situation? Conflict can appear in many places in our lives, including when dealing with romantic partners, coworkers, friends, family and even the local store clerk. Facing conflict can be extremely challenging and stressful whether it is … Continue reading Gaining a new perspective on handling conflict: Overcoming no win situations
Cognitive behavior therapy is a form of therapy that focuses on the relationship between thoughts, behaviors and feelings. It is one of the few forms of psychotherapy that has been scientifically researched and found to be effective in hundreds of clinical trials for many different disorders. CBT is more focused on the present, more time-limited, and problem-solving and goal oriented. During sessions clients learn specific skills that they can use for the rest of their lives. These skills involve identifying distorted thinking, modifying beliefs, relating to others in different ways, and changing behaviors.
Top NYC Psychologist Dr. Jayme Albin who specializes in CBT, EMDR, Yoga Therapy, Biofeedback for anxiety, depression, PTSD and weight problems provides tips to an online community. Today’s post talks about how to maintain gains in therapy www.askthecbt.com
If you are quick to react with defensiveness in your relationship then check out some basic communication strategies of improving both romantic and workplace relationships.
Being assertive is the most effective way to communicate our feelings and opinions especially when we don’t necessarily agree with others around us. However, it is also one of the most difficult communication styles to achieve partially because when we become aroused (excited, angry or anxious) we are less likely to use conscious thought and be conscientious in our approach…we are more likely to bark out commands or become defensive in our tone. The second reason why being assertive is often neglected is because of lack of practice. When we practice a new skill we create new mental habits and therefore improve the likelihood we will call upon it during times of distress.
Here are 7 simple, but highly effective strategies to use when you are looking to make a request from another and voice a different or negative opinion
> Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing therapy (EMDR), has become one of the most interesting and successful interventions in the field of psychological research and practice for trauma (large and small) and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as well as its successful use with anxiety disorders. Like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, EMDR is client centered and client empowering, with … Continue reading What is EMDR?
Why Combine EMDR , CBT and Biofeedback? Combined with Cognitive Behavior Therapy the person can begin to integrate healthy ways of thinking into everyday life. Biofeedback therapy helps to integrate the calmer body sensations into life as well.
Be aware since -even small irritations or stressor influence how we process information and therefore effecting automatically your thinking style. Think about how quickly at times you can go from an open attitude to a defensive one. When we feel stressed it effects how you perceive the world and your own existence . Most likely you will see things are more threatening and problematic until your emotions simmer.
When interpreting the cause of someone’s behavior we are more likely to think the reason has more to do with a personal reason than attribute it to a situational factor. For example, when a friend fails to call you, you are more likely to see their behavior as disinterested, rude, carelessness or disorganized, rather than to weigh heavily that they may be busy at work, talking to someone else, in a quiet or too nosey place or with no cell phone reception.