Find Support Online As Well As
in One on One Conversations
We care about our clients deeply. If you are experiencing difficulties in life, perhaps we can help you find support online as well as in one on one conversations.
American Psychological Association Help Center is your online resource for brochures, tips, and articles on the psychological issues that affect your physical and emotional well-being, as well as information about referrals.
The cure for psychological problems is increased awareness of other agendas, explains Dr. Bennett Pologe in New York. Psychotherapy is the process that accomplishes this. The less aware we are of our motives, feelings, thoughts, actions, perceptions, the more they control us, and the more we stay stuck in old patterns that don't work anymore. Relief from symptoms lies in discovering and incorporating into our constant, everyday consciousness that which is being masked, distracted from, or indirectly "acted out" in symptoms.
I took specialized training with insomnia to bring quick relief in case of depression and stress at home or at work. Insomnia research shows that cognitive therapy is effective, and I focus on solutions to motivate people to make changes in their sleep hygiene.
Clients who sleep better bring up deeper questions and sometimes pursue additional topics that have come out of our work together. I like working with older adults for whom insomnia is so prevalent. For example, a woman over 80 who does not have a sleeping problem is in the minority.
Depression is a serious medical illness; it's not something that you have made up in your head. It's more than just feeling "down in the dumps" or "blue" for a few days. It's feeling "down" and "low" and "hopeless" for weeks at a time, or chronically. You can get more information at the National Institute of Mental Health:
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, is an anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm occurred or was threatened. Traumatic events that may trigger PTSD include violent personal assaults, natural or human-caused disasters, accidents, or military combat.