Category Archives: Relaxation Therapy

Mindfulness as a CBT Psychotherapy Tool

Mindfulness CBT Therapy NYC You can improve your thinking and enhance your mood with Mindfulness based  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.  Dr Albin The Cognitive Behavioral Therapist of  NYC offers Mindfulness CBT, private psychotherapy and executive coaching sessions in Midtown, NY.  What is mindfulness CBT? There are many different  different types of Mindfulness exercises.   They include … Continue reading Mindfulness as a CBT Psychotherapy Tool

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10 Tips to Feel and Look Better!

10 Tips From Dr. Jayme Albin -“Ask the Cognitive Behavior Therapist”  on living better Mostly Everyone these  days is looking to live longer, be happier and appear younger and leaner… Here are 10 simple ideas to help you achieve these goals without too much of a hassle: 1 Buddy up. Research shows that spending social time with … Continue reading 10 Tips to Feel and Look Better!

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Help for Fear of Flying Using Biofeedback and Virtual Reality Therapy

The VRBP (Virtual Reality Biofeedback Program ) is based largely on psychological principals of Exposure therapy and Desensitization. Exposure is delivered through the virtual reality simulator and relaxation training occurs using state of the art biofeedback. Using biofeedback allows you to develop the proper neurological relaxation response and ensures you are you doing it correctly. The change in your system occurs when you are locked into the “relaxation response” using biofeedback while simultaneously being exposed to the flight situations- this reprograms the nervous system to associate new emotions with flying and release anxious feelings.

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Do we discount the value of our own investments in our professional and personal relationships?

Developing a deeper understanding of what is expected of you based on what you are contributing can be the difference between doing something begrudgingly & eventually becoming resentful and carrying out a task because it brings you value and a sense of self accomplishment and harmony in your systems and relationships.

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Stop Procrastination: An Interview with Dr. Jayme Albin, of “Ask The Cognitive Behavior Therapist”!

Procrastination is more than just being lazy or inability to follow through, its about self control problems and a belief that there is one ideal way to approach a problem or task.

If you are looking to work towards overcoming these habits the first place to start is by UNDERSTANDING your mental rules and automatic thoughts that overlay your behavior and then DECIDING FIRMLY to do something about it.

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Stop your Phobia in its tracks!

If you frequently feel intense irrational amounts of panic or anxiety in “seemingly harmless situations” and the need to escape to alleviate the physical symptoms you may be developing a phobia. Usually this leads to a strong desire to avoid these situations and a laundry list of behaviors that may look something like any combination of these

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Getting some zzz’s. Get your sleep on track

Sleeping is an involuntary biologically necessity, that responds to the many things including the outside world. Our bodies’ get tired naturally at night and become more alert in daylight, but other environment factors can influence your cycle. If your lifestyle has taken this cycle off course then the best approach is to reset your cycle with structure. Here are some quick tips to help you sleep more soundly:

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Cognitive Skills: A simple approach to Meditation

Many people who have not been exposed to meditation in the correct manner discount its value simply because they do not understand that meditation is a skill that needs to be developed. The concept is similar to learning to stand on a balance beam: every time you “fall off” you must get right back on and attempt to refocus your attention. If you are committed to multiple trials within a set period of time (say 15 minutes a day), overtime your ability to mediate will increase and you will reap the many mental and physical rewards.

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