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May 18, 2022

The Supermom Phenomenon: Can We Really Do It All?

Our culture and society shapes the complex identity of a mother by reinforcing unachievable demands and expectations. But the question remains: at what cost?

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April 27, 2022

How To Support Teens Who Have an Eating Disorder

Learn about how to talk about food during your child’s recovery from an eating disorder.

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March 1, 2022

Is My Eating Disordered?

Learn how to tell if your eating is disordered and when to reach out for help.

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January 27, 2022

The Challenge of Change: Working With Our Parts

Understanding why change is difficult, how to respond to inner conflict, our tendency toward the familiar, and how to work on acceptance.

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January 3, 2022

Understanding Why EMDR Is a Very Effective Trauma Therapy

Learn about how trauma affects our mental health and how approaches, such as EMDR, are so helpful.

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December 10, 2021

The Benefits of Coloring for Both Adults and Children

Learn how coloring with your children can be a fantastic family activity to strengthen bonds and offer greater well-being to everyone in the family.

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September 13, 2021

How to Talk About Sex with Your Partner

Learn how to talk about sex with your partner at any stage in a relationship.

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August 30, 2021

How to Heal a Dysfunctional Relationship with Food

Learn about how your mindset affects your eating habits and what you can do to change it.

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July 6, 2021

Infertility and Mental Health

Learn about how infertility affects mental health, why stigma surrounding infertility is pervasive and so problematic, and ways you can feel more supported during infertility struggles.

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May 27, 2021

The Covid-19 Vaccine: How to Cope with Uncertainties

Learn why vaccine hesitancy is so prominent and how to mitigate anxiety about the Covid-19 vaccine.

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April 30, 2021

What Is Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and How Can It Help You?

Learn why we decided to integrate EMDR into our practice and what mental health conditions it can be used to treat.

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February 22, 2021

Hypnotherapy for Eating: How Mindfulness and Therapy Can Heal Your Relationship with Food

Learn how hypnotherapy and meditation can help a person develop a healthier relationship with food.

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January 12, 2021

Grief and Mourning: Responding to Loss

During the pandemic, loss is pervasive. Grief is an internal reaction to loss and can generate varied responses. Learn about the nature of grief and how to navigate the grieving process.

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December 24, 2020

What Is a Panic Attack?

Learn about why panic attacks happen, how to recognize the signs and symptoms, how they differ from anxiety attacks, and what tools you can use to help mitigate future attacks.

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December 14, 2020

Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask Your Therapist About Therapy and Hypnosis

Learn about the questions people frequently wonder about regarding therapy and hypnosis, and how a therapist would answer.

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November 23, 2020

Holiday Season Special: How to Effectively Communicate Opposing Views with Loved Ones

Understand how dichotomous thinking influences the polarity of our nation, and learn more effective ways to communicate, reduce defensiveness, increase compassion, and reconnect with one another.

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October 19, 2020

Why Eating Disorders Are So Misunderstood and How to Heal From Them

Eating disorders, bulimia, and anorexia: causes and therapies.

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September 16, 2020

Pain Awareness Month: How to Help Destigmatize Chronic Pain and Support Those Who Are Suffering

Learn more about how chronic pain affects millions of people, how those living with pain are greatly affected by stigma, and how certain mental health therapies are most effective for those living with pain.

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August 31, 2020

Be Kind To Humankind: Understanding Compassion

Are there evolutionary roots to compassion? What are its benefits, and how do we cultivate compassion within ourselves and others?

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August 24, 2020

Why Aren’t Men and Women Equal? Gender Inequality in the United States and Its Impact on Mental Health

As we celebrate Women's Equality Day on August 26th, it is important to continue the discussion about the inequities that still persist between men and women and how they can affect our mental health.

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July 27, 2020

International Friendship Day: Why Friends are Integral to Our Mental Health

In celebration of International Friendship Day on July 30th, we should all reflect on why friends are so important, and how we can maintain and foster friendships in adulthood.

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July 20, 2020

International Self-Care Day: Beyond the Buzzword

Learn more about International Self Care Day, and how to change your daily habits through mindfulness, body scans, and self-compassion in order to live a longer, healthier life!

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June 29, 2020

The Effects of Social Isolation and Loneliness on Mental Health

Social isolation and loneliness can impact our physical and mental health. Working with a mental health professional and practicing mindfulness can help prevent negative outcomes.

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June 19, 2020

Hypnosis for Managing Anxiety and Stress

Get to the source of your stress and anxiety by engaging in integrative therapy using hypnosis and mindfulness at NY Health Hypnosis & Integrative Therapy.

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