Coping With Panic Attacks: A Guide

Whether they are triggered by a stressful situation or the thought of a scary imagined scenario, all panic attacks share three key traits: they arise suddenly, instill a sense of intense fear, and trigger strong physical reactions. Although there may be no real danger present, it often feels very much like the opposite to the person [...]

By |2019-03-11T18:53:01-07:00March 5th, 2019|Tags: , |

Morning Mindfulness with Melanie

Have you been searching for ways to lower stress, increase mental focus, and feel a sense of calm and inner peace? By cultivating your capacity to observe your thoughts and feelings non-judgmentally and to be fully present in the moment, mindfulness meditation can provide you with the tools you need to reduce stress, enhance performance, [...]

By |2017-11-11T12:26:31-07:00November 11th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Achieve Your Goals with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

When I work with people in therapy who are unsatisfied with their lives and feel stuck, a question that I often ask is, “Do you feel worthy of living the life you want?” Why do I ask that? Well, I think many of us get in our own way because we don’t feel as though [...]

Forest Bathing in NYC: Go outside to improve your mental health

The last days of summer are slowly creeping by. Maybe you’ve been longingly counting your unused Summer Fridays, or are saving your big trip for Labor Day weekend. Whatever the reason you’ve been indoors or unable to leave the city, take this blog post as your excuse to get outside, find some nature and enjoy [...]