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How Counseling Can Help Your Career

How Counseling Can Help Your Career

Career counseling is something that you can get from seeing a psychotherapist. Usually people who need help or guidance with their career path will turn to a business coach or a career coach. While a coach can definitely be helpful, they will not be able to sort through the emotional side of your decision making. They are not licensed professionals who can help decrease your stress during this process. As psychotherapists, we are trained to help our clients figure out not only their future goals but the best way that will get them there based on where they’re at currently. That usually looks different for each person.

5 Ways To Calm Your Anxiety

5 Ways To Calm Your Anxiety

As a psychotherapist in downtown Hoboken, NJ I see a lot of clients who experience anxiety. I help kids, teens, young adults (20’s and 30’s year olds), and parents with anxious feelings. Anxiety can present in different ways including agitation, nervousness, feeling on edge, obsessive/repeated thoughts, rapid speech, and/or trouble relaxing. The most common thing my clients want to know is how to relax. While I specialize in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) I can also help clients feel physically more relaxed as they work on decreasing their overall anxiety. Below are 5 different ways you can try to relax and find calmness.

How CBT Can Treat Anxiety and Panic

How CBT Can Treat Anxiety and Panic

As a psychotherapist located in Hoboken, NJ I specialize in helping clients with their anxiety and panic/anxiety attacks. There are different treatment modalities that therapists use to treat anxiety and panic. One old school way in which therapists were trained to treat anxiety was through Freudian thinking in which you use psychodynamic therapy to analyze and treat what happened in your past. However there is a lot of research that shows CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) is the most effective form of treatment for anxiety. I specialize in using CBT as I have seen the firsthand effects of this treatment. While it may be helpful for you to examine past patterns, relationships, trauma, and so on, you are usually looking to decrease your current anxious symptoms. If your anxiety and/or panic attacks are preventing you from living your best life NOW then you have to work on the present and future in therapy. CBT is a forward way of thinking in which we examine your recent and current thoughts so that in turn you will be able to lift your mood and your behaviors will get better.

6 Ways To Help Your Anxious Teen

6 Ways To Help Your Anxious Teen

ANXIETY IN A TEEN CAN SHOW UP IN MANY DIFFERENT WAYS. ONE SYMPTOM OF ANXIETY YOU MAY SEE IS AGITATION. WHEN A TEEN FEELS OVERWHELMED OR STRESSED THEY MAY BECOME CLOSED OFF AND RESISTANT TO DISCUSSING THEIR FEELINGS.

What Is Telehealth (Online Therapy) And Is It For Me?

What Is Telehealth (Online Therapy) And Is It For Me?

Have you been seeing ads for telehealth therapy, telemedicine therapy, or online therapy and you wonder what it entails?

15 Ways To Recognize Anxiety In Yourself and Others

15 Ways To Recognize Anxiety In Yourself and Others

Here are some ways you can recognize anxiety in yourself and others.

What Is An Anxiety Attack & How Do I Prevent It From Happening Again?

What Is An Anxiety Attack & How Do I Prevent It From Happening Again?

Do you feel you have anxiety and experience anxiety attacks? Are you too nervous to see a therapist?