Author Archives: DrNemerovski

Children’s Behavior Problems: Not Always What They Seem

Children’s Behavior Problems: Not Always What They Seem Figuring out and helping young children with “bad” behavior By Julie Maccarin, Ph.D., OT/L In my work, I am often asked to see young children with behavior problems. I like to think of my work … Continue reading

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Nonverbal Cues in Psychotherapy Related to Culture

Nonverbal Cues in Psychotherapy Related to Culture by Diane A. Suffridge, Ph.D. “I recently had a first session with a client who immigrated from India last year. I’m Caucasian and haven’t lived outside the United States. My client didn’t seem … Continue reading

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Treating Anxiety & OCD Quickly and Effectively

Treating Anxiety & OCD Quickly and Effectively by Dan Kalb, Ph.D. Nearly one in five Americans has suffered from anxiety this past year, making it the most prevalent of psychological disorders. Fortunately, it is highly treatable. Despite what zealots say, not … Continue reading

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Having Difficult Conversations

Having Difficult Conversations by Diane A. Suffridge, Ph.D. “I have a client who has been 10-15 minutes late to every session since we started meeting three months ago.  My supervisor says I need to talk with her about this, but I’m … Continue reading

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Money in Psychotherapy

Money in Psychotherapy by Diane A. Suffridge, Ph.D. I publish a blog every two weeks for therapists who are in training or newly licensed.  The question poses a dilemma that is common to new practitioners, and the answer provides some suggestions … Continue reading

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The Topic of Shame

The Topic of Shame by Mark Zaslav, Ph.D. Feelings, thoughts, memories, experiences or fantasies can turn into topics when we have a chance to step back from, appraise, and acknowledge them. In psychotherapy, an issue becomes a topic when sufficiently specified … Continue reading

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Changes from DSM-IV to DSM-5

Changes from DSM-IV to DSM-5 by Diane Suffridge, Ph.D. The DSM-5 (it is “5” rather than “V”) was published in May 2013 but many agencies are not yet using it or are just beginning to transition to the new version.  … Continue reading

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Using Technology to Enhance Attachment Security

Your text message made me feel 🙂 Using technology to enhance attachment security  by Daniel Sonkin, Ph.D. “I received a text message from my wife, and before I even read it, I smiled!” John Bowlby’s attachment theory (1969, 1973, 1980) revolutionized … Continue reading

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Working with depression

Working with depression  By Diane Suffridge “I’m worried about one of my clients who was very depressed and overwhelmed in our last session.  How should I decide whether to call her before our next session?” This is a common and … Continue reading

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Why “Just Get Over It” Doesn’t Work with Anxiety and Depression

Why “Just Get Over It” Doesn’t Work with Anxiety and Depression  By Melanie Greenberg, Ph.D. We are continually bombarded with messages from the media and self-help gurus that we are in charge of our own happiness. All we need to … Continue reading

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