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9 Signs You Should Break Up With Your Therapist

The Huffington Post | Allison Fox | Posted 04.13.2017 | Healthy Living

Therapy is a wonderful thing ― if you’ve got the right therapist. Research suggests that the therapist-patient relationship is important for the e...

The Secret to Finding an Awesome Therapist: Therapy Made Simple

Greg Kushnick, Psy.D. | Posted 01.24.2017 | Healthy Living
Greg Kushnick, Psy.D.

The process of finding a therapist can be confusing and frustrating if you have no guidelines to organize your search. In a big city like New York, th...

Why a New York City Psychologist Has the Best Job in the World

Greg Kushnick, Psy.D. | Posted 01.13.2017 | New York
Greg Kushnick, Psy.D.

If you're considering a career as a psychologist AND you plan to practice in New York City, you're in luck. Serving the mental health needs of New Yo...

Using Psychology To Make New Year's Resolutions Stick

Tommy Tobin | Posted 01.10.2017 | Healthy Living
Tommy Tobin

The new year brings with it new resolutions. In fact, it's the busiest time of year for new gym memberships. All too often these resolutions go unreso...

Miracles and Why We're Reluctant to Own Them

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

A miracle suggests divine intervention in human affairs. Many of us tend to think that believing in miracles is unscientific. But it is science that h...

The Heart of Mental Health and Well-Being at the United Nations

Jim Luce | Posted 09.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Jim Luce

In the normally staid halls of the U.N., energy exploded as Bolivian musician Hillario Soto entered a large conference room at the back, playing his h...

Vital Lessons Learned From The Chelsea Bombing From A Chelsea Psychologist

Greg Kushnick, Psy.D. | Posted 09.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Greg Kushnick, Psy.D.

Here are four things to be remembered about the attack that will promote health and personal responsibility.

11 Things You Must Know About Starting Therapy

Greg Kushnick, Psy.D. | Posted 09.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Greg Kushnick, Psy.D.

So here it goes, 11 thoughts about beginning therapy that you need to know.

The Gift Of Grit (With Gratitude To Angela Duckworth)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

In summary, the passion and persistence of grit motivates and carries us over rough seas like a well-made surfboard. We can think of an absence of effort like a crack in our surfboard that needs repair.

Guarantee Your Marriage -- Simply!

Marcia Naomi Berger | Posted 08.02.2016 | Weddings
Marcia Naomi Berger

Whether you've already tied the knot -- or you're planning to -- why not try out what could be the best way to keep your relationship on track as you journey through life together?

10 Tips to Consider Before You Consult a Psychiatrist

Carol W. Berman, M.D. | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Carol W. Berman, M.D.

We psychiatrists are amazed to learn that people think we're telepathic, or that we're psychologists, or that we can go out for coffee, or gossip about you. To set the record straight here are ten tips.

The Bridge From Judgment to Nurturance: Considering the Pope's Message

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.23.2017 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Recently, Pope Francis surprised much of the world by advising that the Catholic Church nurture rather than judge single parents, gay people and unma...

The Secrets Hiding in Your Shadow

Tova Payne | Posted 03.22.2017 | Healthy Living
Tova Payne

Remember -- in every dark room there's the potential for light. All you need to do is flip the switch on.

5 Things Psychologists Wish Their Patients Would Do

Everyday Health | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.24.2016 | Healthy Living

Does your therapist have a secret wish list of things you should do to optimize your therapy? If you’re one of the millions of people in the United ...

Sadness: The Heroic Emotion (Inspired by the Movie 'Inside Out')

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Although often used interchangeably, an emotion differs from a feeling. The movie "Inside Out" inspired me to explore that distinction as well as the...

What Your Handwriting Says About You

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living

You might not think twice about your messy signature, but according to graphoanalyst David J. DeWitt, your John Hancock says a lot about who you ar...

Damaged Goods

Beth Whitley | Posted 06.09.2015 | Parents
Beth Whitley

Sometimes, in trying to explain the impact that Rett Syndrome has had on our lives, I have referred to myself and my husband as "damaged goods." People don't respond to this very well.

The Identified Patient

Dr. Robert Lusson | Posted 05.30.2015 | Fifty
Dr. Robert Lusson

Annie and Raymond's story is an example of how distorted, usually negative, thoughts and beliefs can be passed down in a multi-generational fashion from grandpa to mom to son and so on to form core beliefs and automatic thinking about people and the world in general.

Divorce Confidential: Using Mental Health Professionals In Divorce

Caroline Choi | Posted 04.20.2015 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

The goal in enlisting mental health professionals in your divorce is to help you move forward. Remember, there is no shame in asking for help, especially if it will get you to a better place emotionally and spiritually.

Affordable, Quality Psychotherapy in America: Open Path Psychotherapy Collective

Paul Fugelsang | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Fugelsang

It's been about a year and a half since I first introduced my idea for making mental health care more affordable for more people. I blogged about it r...

Astoria Characters: The Guys With the Great Garden

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 09.21.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

People stop and stare and hold their babbling babies up to the wrought-iron railing. It's not every day you see a koi pond on Ditmars Boulevard. Or a garden that looks as though it outgrew Architectural Digest.

Get in Touch With Your Inner Bossiness

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 06.02.2014 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

Recently, Sheryl Sandberg launched the "Ban Bossy" campaign to help girls and women develop their leadership skills by ridding themselves of the B-word mental shackles.

Searching for a Great Psychotherapist

Michael J. Tansey | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael J. Tansey

The notion of acknowledging the need for professional help and calling a perfect stranger regarding matters that are deeply personal is a very hard thing to do. This does not make all that go away, but be well aware that the first phone call for virtually everyone is daunting.

8 Signs You Should See A Therapist

Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living

Photo credit: Kaspiic Everyone experiences periods of stress, sadness, grief and conflict, so when you're feeling off it can be hard to know if it'...

Message to the ADHD Medical Community: Is Medication the Only Answer?

Elaine Taylor-Klaus | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Elaine Taylor-Klaus

Professionals know that there is no magic formula for "fixing" ADHD, and that active management is key for long-term success. Let's share that little secret with parents, shall we? The futures of their children are at stake.