Posts Categorized: Therapy

Are You a Mom or Dad Who Has Had Thoughts About Hurting Your Baby?

“What is Postpartum Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and What does it Mean about how I’ll Treat my Baby?” Postpartum depression has, for good reason, garnered more attention in the media and more resources in communities of late. However, postpartum OCD is not often discussed and, unfortunately, misunderstood by many. So what is postpartum OCD, and what… Read more »

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

Can You Choose Your Feelings?

When working with couples in counseling, David Pearl’s focus is to help his clients interact with each other intentionally instead of reactively.  An example of a reactive response is when anger gets triggered. Anger is a secondary emotion which shields us from more painful and vulnerable emotions, such as shame, loneliness, or sadness. In relationships, we often… Read more »