The American Aristotle

Charles Sanders Peirce was a brilliant philosopher, mathematician and scientist. His polymathic work should be better known. [I intend] to make a philosophy like that of Aristotle, that is to say, to outline a theory so comprehensive that, for a long time to come, the entire work of human reason, in philosophy of every school and kind, in mathematics, in …

What Is Rejection Sensitivity?

What Is Rejection Sensitivity? While no one likes rejection, some people are especially aversive to it. While no one enjoys being rejected, some people are more sensitive to social rejection than others. Individuals who are high in rejection sensitivity are so fearful and aversive to rejection that it impacts their daily lives. These people expect to be rejected all the …

Does CBD Oil Work For Chronic Pain Management?

While many people use cannabidiol to relieve pain, more scientific research is needed to be sure it is safe. Understanding cannabidiol and medical marijuana can help overcome the stigma associated with it. Some people experience side effects when taking cannabidiol (CBD) and there are other factors to consider before using CBD oil for pain. In this article, we look at …

Ketamine Infusion Therapy for Treatment-Resistant Depression

Treatment-resistant depression is a frustrating mental health condition. Of course, any form of depression can be debilitating and overwhelming. However, the problem is magnified when you have tried every treatment that you can think of and still don’t get any relief. That’s the case with treatment-resistant depression. Luckily, there’s some hope on the horizon, because ketamine infusion therapy could be …

Cortisol Linked to Thinking Ability

The stresses of everyday life may start taking a toll on the brain in relatively early middle age, new research shows. The study of more than 2,000 people, most of them in their 40s, found those with the highest levels of the stress-related hormone cortisol performed worse on tests of memory, organization, visual perception and attention. Higher cortisol levels, measured …

Releasing our obsessive thoughts about the future for the present

Mindfulness is a buzz word these days. I find myself saying it even to my mostly pre-verbal toddler, things like “Please be mindful of the dog’s tail,” or “Let’s watch out and be mindful of poking your friend in the eye.” She mostly just laughs in response. Mindfulness practice, using our breath and our bodies through walking, sitting, yoga, is …

Counseling Burlingame

Counseling Burlingame Counseling psychology is a psychological specialty that encompasses research and applied work in several broad domains: counseling process and outcome; supervision and training; career development and counseling; and prevention and health. Some unifying themes among counseling psychologists include a focus on assets and strengths, person–environment interactions, educational and career development, brief interactions, and a focus on intact personalities. …

What To Eat To Help Battle Depression

How a few changes to your daily routine can drastically improve your mood. There have been numerous studies that suggest that eating a healthful diet can help improve the symptoms of depression and lift your mood. But how? Your brain is an energy hog and needs a lot of fuel to run correctly. Couple that with the fact that poor …

Impulsivity

Impulsivity. When this dynamic personality trait is more than just a quirk. Maybe when you think of someone being impulsive, you see them as “in the moment,” “spontaneous” or the “life of the party.” They’re the leaders of the pack; the first one to jump in the pool with their clothes on or the one to say just what’s on …

Play therapy Metro DC

Play Therapy We specialize in providing play therapy for children and their families. For children, therapy work looks like play. We create a safe space for children to freely express the full range of their emotions, which may be difficult for you and them when expressed at home and/or school. The therapeutic toys in our playroom paired with our interventions …

Couples therapy Metro DC

Couples therapy Metro DC Whether you come in on your own or with a partner, we consider how you are impacted by your relationships. We will help you to connecting with one another so that you can bond in a way that may be difficult to do when you are on your own. Relationship support may include pre-marital therapy, separation …

The FDA and Public Health

The secret, at least from a patient’s point of view, will lie in discovering which medical devices (and drugs) have the best track record before allowing a physician to prescribe or install them. Somewhere down the road, physicians and other medical professionals may also be forced to cooperate in this grassroots endeavor to weed out the chronically faulty knee and …

Building Effective Communication Skills

5 critical communication skills that everyone needs to know. One of the primary reasons that couples enter therapy is because they don’t properly communicate with each other. Strong communication is the cornerstone of any relationship and can have wonderfully positive effects on all parts of your professional and personal life. If you don’t have excellent communication skills, your relationships can …

What does the term self-esteem mean to you?

What does the term self-esteem mean to you? How important is it to develop one’s self-worth and attitude towards themselves? Merging various definitions, self-esteem is defined as ‘how we value ourselves; it is how we perceive our value to the world and how important we think we are to others, it reflects a person’s overall subjective enthusiastic evaluation of their …

PACT – Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy

Relationships aren’t easy. Not only do you have to dedicate time and energy to your significant other, but you also have to balance it with the stressors of your life, the stressors of their life, and the knowledge that you are each bringing unique life experiences to the table. These stressors and unique experiences complicate the way you react to …

7 Secrets to a Happy Relationship

Everyone wishes there was a magic formula or some type of button we could push to make our relationships easier, and always happy. Unfortunately, that’s just not realistic. Even the strongest of couples argue, and aren’t happy all the time. However, these are the couples who also know how to argue correctly, and get through tough times together. It’s not …

10 Signs You May Have an Anxiety Disorder

It’s perfectly normal, especially in today’s busy and stressful world, to feel anxious from time to time. You may even experience moments of panic or distress in certain situations. Everyday anxiety isn’t anything to be worried about. But, how do you know when those feelings have crossed the line? Anxiety shows itself in many different ways. It can be in …

How to Spot a Narcissist

A relationship with a narcissist can lead to physical and emotional injuries as well as low self-esteem. Narcissists can be self-absorbed and believe that they should always have their way in everything – even if it means treating their partners and friends poorly. However, deep down, they feel wounded, disenfranchised, and small but do not want to admit it. Unfortunately, …

Directory for Therapists

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Anxiety and Depression Psychiatrist Jeffrey Ditzell

Anxiety and Depression While Anxiety & Depression are not exactly the same, they are typically grouped together due to their similarities. It’s also common for people to experience both at the same time. Additionally, many of the treatment options for both conditions are similar. Read more about Anxiety & Depression by Psychiatrist Jeffrey Ditzell in New York City.

Art Therapy

Art Therapy Art therapy (also known as arts therapy) is a creative method of expression used as a therapeutic technique. Art therapy originated in the fields of art and psychotherapy and may vary in definition. Art therapy may focus on the creative art-making process itself, as therapy, or on the analysis of expression gained through an exchange of patient and …