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Georgine Atacan, RESUME

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GEORGINE ATACAN, MSW, LSWOver 20 years of leadership, human resources and management experience in the Real estate Industry.  Specifically in the areas of recruiting, hiring, psychological testing, mentoring fund-raising and…


Moving Toward Emotional Availability

Posted by: Richard (Rick) Snyderman, Richard (Rick) Snyderman, LPC, CADC, CSAT, NCC

       Whether it be a discussion among close friends or your significant other, moving toward emotional availability may sound easy, but it can be very difficult to be…


Expressing Emotions Nonverbally

Posted by: Richard (Rick) Snyderman, Richard (Rick) Snyderman, LPC, CADC, CSAT, NCC

     What happens when you hear the question “can we talk?” or the statement “I need to talk to you?” For many, a rush of anxiety can shoot through…


Balancing Your Thoughts

Posted by: Jaclyn Jacobs, Jaclyn Jacobs, MS, CRC, FELLOW

How to Change Your Negative Mental Filter

Do you find that you are often focusing on the negative thoughts or events around you? Do you ignore or discount positive experiences…


Postpartum OCD

Posted by: Dr. Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, DSW, MSW, MBE

Life after baby should be blissful, shouldn’t it? After 10 months of scans, stretched ligaments, restless legs, insomnia, and overheating, once that baby is on the outside, shouldn’t you get…


Maintaining a Long-Distance Relationship

Posted by: Chrysoula Iliopoulou

Maintaining a Long-Distance Relationship

As rewarding and pleasurable as they may be, relationships are always challenging. In this day and era, the landscape of relationships has begun to change, and…


Couples: Talking About Money

Posted by: Shannon Oliver-O'Neil, LSWTherapist

Couples: Talking about money can be really hard - it’s a subject that’s as taboo (if not more) than sex. Everyone is raised with different attitudes towards money, and they carry…


End Binge Eating with the Hunger Scale

Posted by: Shannon Oliver-O'Neil, LSWTherapist

Many people who struggle with binge eating have successfully disconnected from their bodies and their ability to sense hunger. This is because binges are triggered by uncomfortable emotions such as…


Baby Showers

Posted by: Dr. Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, DSW, MSW, MBE

One of the most challenging experiences after babyloss can happen when you are invited to a baby shower. Maybe the person who is expecting was unaware of your loss, or…


OB Care Post Babyloss

Posted by: Dr. Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, DSW, MSW, MBE

There are so many practical details to consider following the loss of a pregnancy, even though nobody wants to think about them. For example, the painful process of removing yourself…


How to Handle Rejection

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, Melvin Tillman, MA

         Dating culture has changed since the 20th century.  Apps have made it easier to meet people, dates can happen more frequently, and rules for dating are…


Initial and Subsequent Emotions

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, Melvin Tillman, MA

     Even though everyone experiences emotions every day, understanding them can still be tricky.  For instance, a person may have an initial feeling over a situation, only to discover…


Asking for Help

Posted by: Richard (Rick) Snyderman, Richard (Rick) Snyderman, LPC, CADC, CSAT, NCC

    Asking for help may seem easy for some and difficult for others.  Usually it is not asking for help itself that is the issue, but the meaning or…


PCOS and Mental Health

Posted by: Jaclyn Jacobs, Jaclyn Jacobs, MS, CRC, FELLOW

How Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Can Impact Your Mental Health

Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is a chronic health condition characterized by hormonal imbalance in people with ovaries. It can also…


Changing Core Beliefs

Posted by: Jennifer Foust, PhD, MS, LPC, Director of Clinical Services

Many people who struggle with anxiety have negative core beliefs that contribute to their symptoms. The good news is that we can work on changing negative core beliefs whether they…

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