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  • Serves Fort Lee, NJ
Individual and Couples Therapy, Counselor for more than 10 years. My focus is on working with individual adults and couples on issues: - Conflict Resolution with your partner or someone else in your life. - Relieve anxiety or stress due to work or other situations. - Cope with major life changes, such as divorce, the death of a loved one or the loss of a job. - Learn to manage unhealthy reactions, such as road rage or passive-aggressive behavior. - Come to terms with an ongoing or serious physical health problems, such as diabetes, cancer or long-term (chronic) pain. - Recover from physical or sexual abuse or witnessing violence. - Cope with sexual problems, whether they're due to a physical or psychological cause. - Anxiety disorders, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), phobias, panic disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). - Mood disorders, such as depression or bipolar disorder. - Addictions, such as alcoholism, drug dependence or compulsive gambling. - Eating disorders, such as anorexia or bulimia. - Financial anxiety, overspending, debting and underearning. I will help you recognize and change things like negative thought patterns and/or problematic behaviors while simultaneously accepting you for who you are. I will help you improve by meeting your thoughts with understanding. My studies and experience include: A.S. in Human Services from Borough Of Manhattan Community College. B.A. in Psychology from Hunter College CUNY. School For The Work (Byron Katie method) in C.A. A Course In Miracles. Non Violent Compassionate Communication (Marshall Rosenberg). 12 steps groups, meditation retreats and psychology related retreats and workshops. While going to college and getting credentials was important, I gained a lot of experience effectively counseling people in the School For The Work with its founder Byron Katie. This technique, called The Work, and so far this is the best modality I have found and experienced to deal with most stressful situations. I have been using it for last 10 years, working with private clients, and for myself. I am located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and provide sessions on Zoom, Skype and other video platforms. I have clients from all over the world, including India, Iceland, Japan, Australia and Russia. Sessions are available on English and Russian. First session $40 (The price is for the first online sessions only). Second session $100. Discount: if you buy package of 5 sessions ($500) your 6th session is free. I can meet in person if you are located in the Fort Lauderdale area (please contact me for price). “When you meet the problem with understanding, there is no problem” Byron KatieSee more


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What are the types of psychologists?

Psychologists are healthcare professionals who use scientific methods to understand the relationships between the brain, environment and behavior. Psychologists may focus on research — studying how the brain and various environments drive behaviors to better understand the issues that trouble patients and society as a whole — or they may focus on practice — interacting with people using therapeutic methods. The American Psychological Association shares some of the more prevalent types of psychologists:

  • Clinical psychologists assess and treat mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.
  • Cognitive and perceptual psychologists study human perception, thinking and memory.
  • Community psychologists work to strengthen the abilities of communities, settings, organizations and broader social systems to meet people’s needs — such as improving support for victims of natural disasters, or working to improve health policies.
  • Counseling psychologists help people understand and take action on everyday issues, career and work problems, and serious adversity.
  • Developmental psychologists study the psychological development of the human being throughout life.
  • Educational psychologists concentrate on how effective teaching and learning take place.
  • Engineering psychologists conduct research on how people work best with machines.
  • Environmental psychologists study the dynamics of how people interact with their environments.
  • Evolutionary psychologists study how evolutionary principles such as mutation, adaptation and selective fitness influence human thought, feeling and behavior.
  • Experimental psychologists study cognitive processes, comparative psychology (cross-species comparisons), and learning and conditioning.
  • Forensic psychologists apply psychological principles to legal issues.
  • Health psychologists specialize in how biological, psychological and social factors affect health and illness.
  • Industrial/organizational psychologists apply psychological principles and research methods to the workplace to improve productivity, health and the quality of work life.
  • Neuropsychologists and behavioral neuropsychologists explore the relationships between brain systems and behavior.
  • Quantitative and measurement psychologists focus on methods and techniques for designing experiments and analyzing psychological data.
  • Rehabilitation psychologists work with stroke and accident victims, people with mental disabilities, and those with developmental disabilities caused by such conditions as cerebral palsy, epilepsy and autism.
  • School psychologists assess and counsel students, consult with parents and school staff, and conduct behavioral interventions when appropriate.
  • Social psychologists study how a person’s mental life and behavior are shaped by interactions with other people.
  • Sport psychologists help athletes refine their focus on competition goals, become more motivated, and learn to deal with anxiety and fear of failure around competition.

What is a psychologist?

A psychologist is a professionally trained mental health professional who helps patients navigate challenging life situations or mental health issues. To become a psychologist you must earn a doctoral degree; qualifying degrees include a Ph.D., Psy.D. or Ed.D. To actively practice, a psychologist must be licensed in their state and maintain good standing. Psychologists are trained to administer tests that can evaluate a patient’s cognitive strength and weaknesses, intellectual skills, vocational aptitude and preference, personality characteristics, and neuropsychological functioning, explains the American Psychological Association (APA).

A psychologist meets with patients in an office and may work with a variety of methods, depending on patient need, such as cognitive, behavioral or interpersonal.  According to the APA, common reasons a person may visit a psychologist include:

  • Dealing with depression, anger or anxiety over a long period of time.
  • Help with a chronic condition that is interfering with their lives or physical health.
  • Help with grieving and other abrupt transitions.
  • Overcoming addictions.
  • Managing chronic illness.
  • Breaking old and harmful patterns of thinking or behavior.

How much do therapists cost?

If you are experiencing a challenging time, have mental health difficulties, or just want professional guidance as you move through life, a therapist can provide relief, tools and structure. The national average cost for a therapist is $80-$100 per hour, although prices may be higher or lower depending on geographic location and the experience and training of the therapist.

Psychiatrists, psychologists and licensed therapists are all health professionals who offer various modalities of therapy. Ask questions about the type of therapy they specialize in (such as cognitive or behavioral, etc.) and their area of expertise (such as grief, anxiety, body image disorders, etc.) to help you find the right fit for your needs. Therapy sessions are typically 50-60 minutes long.  The patient usually meets with the therapist in their office; sessions may also be held remotely (via Skype, etc.) or in a clinical setting. Psychologists, psychiatrists and other therapists who have earned advanced degrees will typically charge higher rates than other licensed therapists. Depending on your diagnosis, your health insurance may cover your therapy costs.

Can a clinical psychologist write prescriptions?

To be able to write a prescription, a clinical psychologist must practice in a state that permits them to do so, and must either have a master’s degree in psychopharmacology or have completed the required advanced training program. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), five states currently permit psychologists to write prescriptions: Idaho, New Mexico, Illinois, Iowa and Louisiana. Many psychologists who are not able to write prescriptions work in partnership with psychiatrists, pediatricians or primary care doctors to help their patients who need medication.

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