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Taking Control of Your Anxiety

Anxiety may be something you have lived with your entire life or perhaps you have experienced short episodes. However you experience your anxiety it is critical to get a handle on how to manage it it. Some people are just … Continue reading

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When You are Trying to Conceive

When you first start trying to start a family it can be a very exciting time.  All of the “trying” can reconnect you as a couple as you think about a nursery, little feet, and baby names. But then nothing … Continue reading

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Reconnect with Your Spouse In New York City

In this busy city of ours it is easy to lose your way as a couple.  You both run around managing work and kids (school, activities, play dates) and it can often be hard to find time to reconnect with … Continue reading

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Does Couples Therapy Really Work?

When you and your significant other acknowledge that you need help to manage your relationship, it can be a frightening realization and a very stressful time.  You want to find the right counselor who can help you build a stronger … Continue reading

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Dealing with Infertility

As a NYC psychotherapist I have a particular focus on helping individuals and couples deal with infertility.  Often new patients seek out therapy to get help with developing a plan to get through this challenging time.  They may have just … Continue reading

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What are the Warning Signs We Need Couples Therapy?

Relationships are dynamic. We all have our ups and downs. Every relationship will hit some bumps in the road but you should get help before your relationship gets out of control and feels hopeless. Sometimes it takes one partner realizing … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Overwhelmed Over the Holidays

The holidays are supposed to be idyllic times for friends, family and children. For many people the holidays are stressful with overloaded schedules and high expectations that can’t reasonably be met. Spending time with family members who you may not … Continue reading

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What are the Signs of PostPartum Depression?

Mood swings and feeling blue are not uncommon in new mothers during the first six weeks after a baby is born, but for some mothers these depressed feelings don’t go away. These ongoing feeling can be a sign of a … Continue reading

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How Do I Find the Right Fertility Clinic?

If you’ve decided it’s time to contact a fertility specialist in order to become pregnant, start by doing some thinking and homework. It is important to spend the time and energy to find a clinic that’s a good fit and … Continue reading

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Infertility Counseling Session 9: Ethics

Modern science has reached a stage within the area of reproductive medicine, that challenges practitioners and their clients to face many ethical considerations when moving forward in the quest to have a child. The limited options that were available to … Continue reading

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