Articles in Body Image, Addiction, Trauma and PTSD and Mindfulness

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by Dr. Stefan Kantrowitz on December 04, 2019
Strategies for controlling drinking during the holidays
by Dr. Stefan Kantrowitz on December 04, 2019
The holidays are about celebration. This is the season for getting together with friends and loved ones and enjoying delicious food and drinks. If you are looking to abstain or drink less, here are a few strategies that will help... Read full article
by Dr. Arnold Washton on September 24, 2019
Alcohol and Substance Abuse in New York City Lawyers
by Dr. Arnold Washton on September 24, 2019
Heavy drinking is prevalent among lawyers in New York City and Princeton as instant relief from the stress and demands of the job.... Read full article
by Lisa Haller on August 29, 2019
What does shame have to do with boundaries?
by Lisa Haller on August 29, 2019
When we think of healthy boundaries, the word shame doesn’t often come to mind. But what are boundaries really? Boundaries are the ultimate self-care and personal responsibility. A boundary is something we set for ourselves, not for others.... Read full article
by Dr. Stefan Kantrowitz on August 19, 2019
Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence
by Dr. Stefan Kantrowitz on August 19, 2019
Treatment for opioid dependence needs to be comprehensive as the effects of opioid withdrawal affect the whole person. Physical, cognitive, and emotional symptoms need care during the sensitive time of withdrawal in order to prevent relapse.... Read full article
on August 15, 2019
Why Your Diet May be Hurting Your Relationship
on August 15, 2019
Rick was biting his fingernails while waiting in the long Starbucks cue. Once he was finally seated and nearly finished his double espresso vanilla latte, licking the cruller icing off his fingers and gazing out the window that he could again wonder:... Read full article
on August 04, 2019
Trauma bonding and abusive relationships
on August 04, 2019
Trauma bonding is the biological addiction to the abuser and the ups and downs of the relationship. This need for affection is like a drug.... Read full article
by Shoshana Schwartz on June 10, 2019
Codependency and Enabling Behavior
by Shoshana Schwartz on June 10, 2019
In terms of addiction, codependency occurs when one person, such as the addict's spouse or other family member, has learned or believes that the love they receive from the addict is contingent on allowing the addict to behave in a certain way. ... Read full article
by J.D. Murphy, LMFT on May 23, 2019
What underlies your addiction? Consider trauma/PTSD
by J.D. Murphy, LMFT on May 23, 2019
PTSD and trauma are well-known risk factors for both alcohol and drug use. Many people with PTSD use substances to self-medicate their symptoms.... Read full article
by Dr. Kieran Ayre on May 23, 2019
From Career to Stay at Home Mom, Risk for Alcohol Abuse?
by Dr. Kieran Ayre on May 23, 2019
The excitement and joy of having kids are no doubt one of the most satisfying things we get to experience. However, motherhood also brings many, unexpected challenges. And the shock of going from living the life of a successful career woman to the st... Read full article
by Caryn Hess, LPC on January 31, 2019
Anxious parents and young children
by Caryn Hess, LPC on January 31, 2019
If we have a predisposition to anxiety, we need to be aware of how our nervous state affects our children. Therapy for anxiety can help you and your child.... Read full article
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