For Men Only – Men’s Mental Health

For Men Only – Men’s Mental Health

At A New Day Family Counseling, we understand the challenges men face today to improve their mental health. Men typically engage in fewer health-promoting behaviors, have fewer social supports, possess …

What America Can Learn from Couples Therapy

What America Can Learn from Couples Therapy

The principles of good communication for Couples Therapy Palo Alto could also apply to divided Americans. At family gatherings, in bars and restaurants, relatives and friends are shouting at each …

Online Counseling in Texas

Online Counseling in Texas

The Pros of Online Therapy Are you considering Online Counseling in Texas? The internet has opened up new avenues for mental health treatment, but there are some pros and cons …

Online therapy in Texas

Online therapy in Texas

online therapy Texas Online counseling is the provision of professional mental health counseling services through the Internet. Services are typically offered via email, real-time chat, and video conferencing. Some clients …

Online Counseling DC

Online Counseling DC

Welcome back to our Online Counseling DC newsletter series addressing the question we’ve been hearing from our community of clients: Is my response to the abnormality, normal? Last time, we focused on …

Psychologist Chapel Hill N.C. – Telehealth

Psychologist Chapel Hill N.C. - Telehealth

Recent developments in the COVID-19 pandemic have motivated me to transition to an entirely virtual practice. I believe firmly that social distancing is the safest and most ethical way to …

Social Media and Suicide Among Teens

Social Media and Suicide Among Teens

Digital media, including social media, became a centerpiece of day to day life at a seemingly exponential rate. Before I graduated high school in 2006, I remember many evenings spent …

Family Stress Test

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Family Stress Test Stress is a natural and normal “by-product” of every family’s life. In fact, family stress can bring out the best of us: as we stretch to meet …

Disorganized Attachment

Disorganized Attachment

Mary Ainsworth’s work on attachment identified three attachment categories (secure, insecure avoidant, and insecure ambivalent/resistant). The development of the disorganized/disoriented classification evolved as a part of Mary Main’s doctoral research …

Should Same-Sex Couples Receive Fertility Benefits?

Infertility Psychologist Syosset

“We want to start a family,” says Sarah Soller-Mihlek, a Brooklyn guitar instructor, speaking into a camera. “We’ve always dreamed of becoming parents,” adds her wife, Jill. The couple made …

Why Self-Compassion Beats Self-Confidence

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“Be more confident,” a friend once told me as we made the rounds at a swanky networking event where I felt terribly out of place. Faking confidence is easy: I …

How Self-Compassion Beats Rumination

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A new study suggests that self-compassion improves mood, largely by helping us avoid negative rumination. “I can’t do this right,” says my patient Carla. “I know I’m going to fail. …

Why Pride is Good

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Try to forget about the idea of pride as a deadly sin. The latest research shows that pride can be a powerful motivational force. It’s true that “hubristic pride” – …