This is another blog in the Mind Body Seven series on couples counseling which we hope will help you to navigate the therapeutic options that exist for couples seeking support. Here we break down the specific of the Imago Dialogue step by step in order to give you a better sense of how and why it works.
The process of fighting cancer can be overwhelming and cause emotional distress. Research shows there are great options and benefits for seeking mental health therapy as part of a comprehensive mind-body cancer treatment plan. Keep reading and learn more.
Discontinuing psychotropic medication can be a difficult process, sometimes inducing what is called “discontinuation syndrome” wherein people experience headaches, nausea, dizziness, and other negative withdrawal effects. If you are considering tapering off of your medication, learn what to expect and work with a healthcare provider to ensure that you do everything you can to optimize the process.
Anxiety manifests in the body and mind, and integrative treatments like acupuncture can be ideal. As part of our series on acupuncture, today we discuss how acupuncture addresses both the physical and emotional aspects of anxiety.
If you are someone who suffers from PMS or PMDD, you likely already know how important it is to have effective treatment options that address often painful and disruptive symptoms. Read on to learn more about the causes PMS and PMDD and the ways that Chinese Medicine is providing relief for women through acupuncture.
Today we are exploring one of several therapeutic options available to couples looking for relationship support- Imago Therapy. The team at Mind Body Seven knows that mental healthcare is not ‘one size fits all,’ and we hope that this series on couples counseling will give you insight into some methods that may work for your relationship.
Could a high fat, low carb diet be an effective approach to dementia prevention and care? Rates of dementia are the highest they have ever been and scientists are still looking for a cure. In this article we explore how a ketogenic diet may be an effective integrative treatment for this debilitating disease.
At least 25% of Americans are deficient in Vitamin D. Find out why vitamin D is important for your mental health and how to meet the recommended daily dose. While sunlight provides the most vitamin D naturally, too much sun exposure provides its own risks and so many people turn to vitamin D supplements.
If you are dealing with internet gaming disorder there are treatment options available. Our team of licensed professionals specializes in psychotherapy with children, teens and young adults in and around Brooklyn, New York to provide sensitive, confidential and effective help.
The average user spends 116 minutes on social media each day. Whether you use these platforms with intent or find yourself mindlessly scrolling, it’s easy to get caught up in the trap of comparison or have feelings of FOMO (fear of missing out) which can lead to anxiety.
It is natural to worry during pregnancy and in the postpartum period that follows, but postpartum anxiety is much more intense and persistent than typical new parent concerns. Here’s how you can tell the difference.
Medical marijuana is being used more and more for both physical and mental health concerns, and yet research on the topic still has much to teach us about the actual effect marijuana use has on different groups of people. Dr. Beata Lewis discusses new research on marijuana use and teen psychosis.
It may seem intuitive, but new research is demonstrating just how important it is for us to spend time in nature. Learn more about how being in nature can act as a kind of integrative therapy, benefiting both mental and physical health.
We are continuing to explore therapy options for couples seeking support and today are taking a look at the Relationship Education Approach. If you are considering couples counseling, we encourage you to follow this series to see if any one approach speaks to you, and if you still have questions about therapeutic options for couples, reach out to us at Mind Body Seven.
If you and your partner are looking for tools to help build, support, or heal your relationship, you may want to consider the Gottman Method. Just one of many therapeutic options available to couples, the Gottman Method is a well researched, proven method for improving relationships. Read our overview of the method here and use the resources provided if you’re interested in learning more.
Whether you’ve been together for two months or 20 years, couples counseling can be a great way to build, maintain, and heal your relationship. Here we lay out ten things to look for in a couples counselor that will hopefully make your search a little simpler. While it can seem like a daunting task, once you find the right person to work with, couples counseling can be incredibly rewarding.
What does it take to build and maintain a strong and healthy relationship? While movies and television would lead you to believe that relationships are self sustaining and effortless, the reality is that they require your time, intention, and care. Relationships are work (yes- work!) but we are here to make that work a little easier. Read about six things you can do today to support a healthy relationship and reach out to us at Mind Body Seven if you still have questions or are interested in learning more about couples counseling.
Type II diabetes is a modern epidemic for which an integrative approach can be extremely effective. Today we discuss how socializing can be an effective treatment option for those suffering from the disease.
As an integrative child psychiatrist, Dr. Beata Lewis often considers diet and nutrition when treating clients for a range of mental health issues. Here, she discusses current research that is solidifying the connection between mood and food among children.
What is telemental health and is it right for you? Technology is now making access to quality mental healthcare possible for millions of people for who have limited access to in-person care. Having remote access to mental health help is a great option for a multitude of circumstances, but it also has its limitations. Read more to find out if it could be right for you.
Thanks to telemedicine, access to quality, affordable healthcare is easier than ever before. For many people, telepsychiatry and telepsychotherapy may be the optimal way to either establish or continue mental healthcare treatment. Mind Body Seven, like many mental health practices, recognizes the importance of telemedicine and increasingly offers remote mental health services for patients and clients for whom in-patient appointments are difficult or no longer possible.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a well researched, highly effective treatment option for those suffering from generalized anxiety disorder or GAD. Here, Dr. Beata Lewis discusses how changes in thought and behavior can radically improve quality of life for those suffering from GAD.
Selfies have become a widespread phenomenon. From documenting our everyday life to vacations and special occasions, selfies have become commonplace on social media. Learn more about selfies and whether or not our cultural obsession with them should be alarming.