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The Chakras Explained

Posted by: Samantha Eisenberg, Samantha Eisenberg, LSW, MSW, MEd, LMT,

What are Chakras?

          Chakras were first described in the ancient Hindu scriptures, known as The Vedas, which are the earliest Sanskrit literary records originating in India…


Essential Oils for Mental Health

Posted by: Samantha Eisenberg, Samantha Eisenberg, LSW, MSW, MEd, LMT,

What are Essential Oils?

          Essential oils have been used for thousands of years as a way to improve wellbeing. The first documented usage dates back…


Feeling Stuck in Therapy

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, Melvin Tillman, MA

         Being in therapy can be a wonderful experience.  You have the opportunity to increase your insight, sharpen your emotional intelligence, and resolve maladaptive habits.  However, despite…


Color Breathing Guided Meditation

Posted by: Samantha Eisenberg, Samantha Eisenberg, LSW, MSW, MEd, LMT,

          Deep breathing is a great tool to relax the body and mind by oxygenating the blood, slowing the heart rate and allowing the brain to function…


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…

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