Posts By: Dr. Jonathan Fader

“What Makes Therapy Work?”: Dr. Michael Dulchin

As the opening part of an ongoing series, we thought it would be interesting to ask the different providers at Union Square Practice for their thoughts on the simple question: “What makes therapy work?”, starting with our co-founders Dr. Jonathan Fader and Dr. Michael Dulchin. Here is Dr. Dulchin’s reflections: Michael Dulchin, MD: What makes therapy work? It’s a very interesting question…. Read more »

Why Your Therapists Shouldn’t Be Lecturing You

We’ve all been there: we’re driving around with a friend or a loved one and we are, without a doubt, hopelessly lost. We play around with the idea of pulling over for directions, but just then, our passenger throws up their arm in exasperation and declares that you’re lost and need to pull over. And… Read more »

Client or Patient: What Should Your Therapist Call You?

For therapists, the choice to use the term “patients” or “clients” often reflects years of academic debate about the relationship between mental health clinicians (Psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, counselors, therapists, etc.)  and those they are seeking to help. The debate may seem semantic, but the words we use to describe the people, and world, around… Read more »

4 Signs Your Therapist Isn’t Working

Seeing a therapist or psychiatrist is an emotional and financial investment in your overall health and well being. When you hit a wall with your therapist, it may be hard to admit that it’s time to consider other practitioners. However, finding someone you trust and work well with is the key to progress in any… Read more »

What to Do When Your Facebook “Year in Review” Has You Down

For some, 2014 wasn’t chock-full of happy relationships and smiling children. As we look back on the year, and plan for the next, we inevitably remember the not-so-happy moments. To complicate matters, sometimes happy moments can remind us of our current troubles: a joyful memory from a former relationship can cause feelings of sadness in… Read more »