Category Archives: Motivation and Change

Cognitive Therapy For Depression Midtown NYC: Stop Self Blaming Thinking

  Cognitive Therapy For Depression Midtown Cognitive therapy depression midtown: Tips on Cognitive Therapy For Depression Midtown NYC If you are someone who suffers from depression or sadness you probably experience: Hopeless thoughts about your self and your capabilities Feelings of sadness, irritability or boredom Loss of concentration, focus and memory problems A sense of … Continue reading Cognitive Therapy For Depression Midtown NYC: Stop Self Blaming Thinking

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Stop Automatic thinking and reactive behavior-tips from NYC Cognitive Therapist & Psychologist Dr. Albin

Tips from Cognitive Behavior Therapist of New York and Clinical Psychologist of New York, Dr. Jayme Albin
“Cognitive Behavior Therapy” at its very essence involves developing self awareness of one’s thinking and how if effects your day to day life and relationships. Understanding Automatic thoughts is a good place to start this process (called metacognitive process). Automatic thoughts are the thoughts and images that involuntarily pop into our conscious (or just below if they are habitual). They make up how we “read” a situation. Understanding your automatic thoughts can influence change in a variety of situations.

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Protect your Self Esteem with CBT

CBT for Self Esteem.Self esteem can broken down into 2 different levels. Implicit self-esteem and explicit self-esteem, which entails more conscious and reflective self-evaluation..Both types of self esteem are learned responses and therefore can be changed to include different responses.

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Yoga as Therapy?

As a Clinical Psychologist and soon to be a certified Yoga Instructor (Kundalini Yoga in May 2011), I found myself giving out “prescriptions” of specific breathing and meditations to patients so they can heal their nervous system and balance their hormones while we work together to modify thoughts and behaviors.

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Stop the Holiday Indulgent Cycle

Holidays are a special time of year, where many of us travel home and gather with family members or old familiar friends. It’s also a time of year where bad habits surface and healthy habits tend to disappearespecially when it comes to the consumption of food, alcohol, cigarettes as well as spending too much money on gifts.

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Self efficacy a Key to Success

Can acknowledging our own resourcefulness, “mental toughness” and stick-to-itiveness be the fundamental difference between success and failure? Empirical research has shown that belief in one’s ability to cope is a stronger predictor of success than objectively possessing the knowledge and operations skills necessary to get the task done.

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