Posts Categorized: Psychiatry

Afraid of Flying?

Learn How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Help You Manage Those Flying Phobias. As a clinical psychologist, I help people manage fears, or phobias, that interfere with life.  Many people are afraid of flying but are able to overcome these fears with help.  Below are fictional “dear diary” stories to illustrate how many people feel when… Read more »

Cura Personalis

Recently at Union Square Practice, our Co-Founder and Dir. of Psychology, Dr. Jonathan Fader with Michelle Freedland, one of our psychiatric nurse practitioners, sat down and spoke freely about what is used to guide her way of approaching therapy and working with clients. Michelle Freedland—MF Jonathan Fader—JF

Managing Anxiety during Pregnancy

For many women, becoming pregnant is not only a joyous experience, but also one fraught with anxiety. What’s that twinge I’m feeling? What if something goes wrong? What if I’m not a good mom? Is the baby moving enough?—Too much??—HELP!!! Anxiety during pregnancy can spiral out of control if we’re not careful, but there are… Read more »

The first report card has come out and my child is struggling . . . could it be ADHD?

What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder? Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that is fairly common, affecting approximately 5-7% of school aged children and 1-7% of adults worldwide. Criteria for ADHD includes pervasive problems with attention and concentration, often in combination with hyperactive and impulsive behaviors. Individuals with ADHD often have difficulties with foresight… 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 »