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How to Find a Psychologist in NYC for Optimal Mental Health

Trying to find the right psychologist in NYC for you can be a daunting task. Wellness Road Psychology aims to make getting the support you need accessible, simple, and seamless so that you can achieve optimal mental health and wellbeing.
Feb 8th, 2024

Intrusive Thoughts: What Are They? When Should I Seek Help?

Intrusive Thoughts are sudden, distressing thoughts that occur during stress, such as violent or inappropriate actions. Seeking help is advisable if these thoughts significantly impact daily life. Therapists can provide support to manage them effectively.
Feb 7th, 2024

Setting SMART Goals: Easing the Pressure of Expectations

New year brings reflection and goal-setting. SMART Goals framework (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-bound) aids in setting realistic targets and maintaining motivation. Emphasizes self-compassion and flexibility in goal pursuit.
Jan 5th, 2024

Reframing Anxious Thoughts: Catching Cognitive Distortions

Recognizing and addressing cognitive distortions is a crucial step in fostering emotional well-being. Through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and practice, we can challenge and reframe negative thought patterns, leading to more balanced responses.
Nov 7th, 2023

Dialectics In Therapy: The Coexistence of Opposite Truths

Navigating adversity involves embracing dialectics simultaneous coexistence of opposing thoughts or feelings. By integrating these opposites using "AND," individuals foster self-compassion and personal growth. This process, as guided by Carl Jung's insight
Oct 16th, 2023

How to Help a Loved One With Thoughts of Suicide

During National Suicide Prevention Month, remember help is available at 988, 1-800-273-8255, or 1-800-NYC-WELL. Therapists advise open communication and crafting safety plans to manage distressing thoughts. Crisis counselors offer vital support.
Sep 22nd, 2023

10 Essential Self-Care Practices

In this blog post, we explore the importance of self-care for our emotional well-being. From mindfulness and meditation to setting boundaries and nurturing relationships, these ideas offer simple yet effective ways to prioritize ourselves.
Jul 6th, 2023
Pride

Pride: A Spotlight on LGBTQIA+ Mental Health and Community Needs

This piece highlights the role of Pride in addressing LGBTQIA+ mental health issues, stressing the need for family support, inclusive community spaces, and non-discriminatory policies. It ends by listing helpful resources for the LGBTQIA+ community.
Jun 9th, 2023
Sexual Health

The Pillars of Reproductive Well-Being

The article discusses how therapists can promote reproductive well-being by supporting the Four Pillars of Reproductive Well-Being, including autonomy, control, respect, and systems of support, through puberty, family planning, and STI diagnosis.
May 4th, 2023
how depression is diagnosed

How Depression is Diagnosed

Depression is a mental health disorder that can have a significant impact on your life. It can affect how you think, feel, and behave. Diagnosing depression involves determining if you meet the criteria and ruling out other potential causes.
Apr 27th, 2023
ADD Versus ADHD–What’s the Difference? 

ADD Versus ADHD–What’s the Difference? 

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are two common mental health disorders that often get confused. While they have some similarities, there are also important differences between the two conditions.
Apr 24th, 2023
SYSTEMS

Systems Theory: How Current Events Shape Our Mental Health

Our mental health is shaped by both our immediate and broader environments. Systems Theory helps us understand this, and therapy empowers us to cope and develop strategies. Don't let the world get you down - take control of your mental health today!
Apr 20th, 2023

Affirmations

Reading affirmations on a regular basis can help to remind yourself to take the actions that help you to live the kind of life you want to live. Here are some that are inspired by the Miracle Morning book.
Feb 7th, 2023
Integrative Wellness

Integrative Wellness: Supporting Your Unique Needs

This article talks about integrative wellness, an approach that looks at how support systems, habits, and values affect mental health. It stresses the importance of being proactive and how therapy can help.
Jan 25th, 2023
self help

The Benefits of Self-Help Reading

Self-help books can improve emotional and psychological well-being, offer a more immersive experience than social media, are cost-effective, and provide privacy. They can be used alone or with other forms of therapy.
Jan 23rd, 2023
new year

New Year, New State of Mind

Adopting a new state of mind involves shifting the way you think and approach things and changing your mindset and perspective. It can help you to let go of negative thoughts and behaviors and focus on the positive, and become more open to new experiences.
Jan 5th, 2023
Meditation

The Benefits of Meditation

Meditation is a popular tool for managing stress, anxiety, and overall well-being. It can reduce stress hormones, improve focus and concentration, improve sleep, strengthen the immune system, and even lead to physical changes in the brain.
Dec 20th, 2022
dating

Dating 101

Dating can be both exciting and challenging, especially for people with mental health issues or a history of trauma. In this blog post, we offer tips and strategies for successful dating while prioritizing your mental health.
Dec 13th, 2022
Stages of Change

The Stages of Change in Therapy

CBT therapy consists of several stages people undergo while trying to make a positive change in their lives. This article breaks those down so people can better understand how therapy works and where they might fall to see if therapy is right for them.
Nov 18th, 2022
How You Can Help a Loved One with Grief

How You Can Help a Loved One with Grief

Offering support to a loved one who’s grieving can be difficult. It’s hard to find comforting words, and there’s no way to lessen their burden. Grief is a process that moves at their pace. Your presence and hope for the future is your best ally.
Sep 7th, 2022
Post Partum

Post Partum Depression and PMADS

If you are are in pain and having strong emotions around giving birth you are not alone! Below you can learn about the tell-tale signs that you may be suffering more than you have to, and how therapy can help.
Aug 9th, 2022
Mental Health Issues Teens and Young Adults Face Today

Mental Health Issues Teens and Young Adults Face Today

Just as toddlers have trouble expressing discomfort or pain, teens and young adults may have difficulty communicating their mental health in a way you can understand. Knowing the challenges they face can help you monitor their needs.
Aug 8th, 2022
What Most People Don't Know About ADD and ADHD

What Most People Don't Know About ADD and ADHD

Attention deficit disorder and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder both describe a mental health condition that creates impulsive, distracted, and high-energy behaviors suffered by both children and adults. Here are some facts you need to know.
Jul 1st, 2022
5 Ways You Can Help a Loved One with Anxiety

5 Ways You Can Help a Loved One with Anxiety

While everyone worries and gets anxious occasionally, it’s difficult to understand how powerful an anxiety disorder can be if you haven’t experienced it yourself. Helping a loved one through difficult times is easier when you have these five strategies.
Jun 1st, 2022
5 Ways Health Psychology Can Help You

5 Ways Health Psychology Can Help You

There are those who think of health psychology as a theoretical topic for researchers and academics. However, it’s also an applied discipline, one that you can use with or without a psychologist while working toward a goal of total wellness.
May 5th, 2022
Are You Stressed and You Don't Even Realize It?

Are You Stressed and You Don't Even Realize It?

Life is hectic and often progresses at a pace to which you become accustomed. You may not take the time to fully realize that the demands on you could be creating stress, along with the physical and emotional tolls it takes.
Apr 1st, 2022
Habits

How To Track Your Habits to be Happier

Your habits, addictions, and thoughts can be changed. What really matters here is the frequency, duration, and intensity of the habits and choices that you make.
Mar 3rd, 2022
What Triggers Panic Attacks?

What Triggers Panic Attacks?

Many individuals that struggle with panic disorder often find that identifying triggers helps them reduce their panic attacks and feel better. Working with a mental health professional can make all the difference.
Nov 10th, 2021
Treatment for Children With Autism

Treatment for Children With Autism

Autism treatment can enhance your child’s life and help them reach their full potential through various approaches that teach crucial life skills. Keep reading to learn more.
Oct 6th, 2021
What’s the Difference Between ADD and ADHD?

What’s the Difference Between ADD and ADHD?

Regardless of the difference, ADD and ADHD can significantly impact your daily life. If you or your child is struggling to focus and having trouble with other attention-related symptoms, there are treatments that can help.
Sep 8th, 2021
Take the Stress Out of Dating

Take the Stress Out of Dating

If you’re struggling in the world of dating and feeling increasingly frustrated with the results you’ve had so far, enlisting the help of a dating coach can help you finally achieve the dating success you’ve been after.
Aug 12th, 2021

Have You Tried Online or Phone Therapy?

Taking the step to address your mental health and improve your life has been made easier with technology. Today you can connect with a licensed therapist and get the help you need online and over the phone.
Jul 28th, 2021

Myths and Facts About Depression

Depression doesn’t have to rob your happiness. Treatment is available to help you feel better and lead a better quality of life. Taking the first step in seeking help from a mental health professional can make a major difference.
Jun 1st, 2021

Helping Your Child Through Grief and Loss

Grieving children need reassurance and support to process, cope with, and recover from a loss. Seeking professional help is a beneficial step in supporting your child. Keep reading to learn more!
May 3rd, 2021

The Impact of Stress on Your Overall Health

Don’t let stress rob you of the life you deserve. Instead, take steps to ease stress so you feel and function better. Read on to learn the impacts of stress, and why you should consider talking to a mental health professional.
Apr 8th, 2021

Warning Signs Your Teen Is Struggling

Therapy can help struggling teens find their footing, overcome challenges, and reach their potential. Seeking professional help is a good way to help your teen make positive life changes.
Mar 17th, 2021

5 Benefits of a Dating Coach

For many men and women, success in dating seems elusive. With the support and guidance of a dating coach, you can pull back the curtain and discover the steps to an enriching, and rewarding romantic life.
Feb 16th, 2021

Can Couples Counseling Save Our Relationship?

A number of factors tend to play a role in the breakdown of a relationship. Fortunately, there is help for troubled relationships in the form of couples therapy. Approaches that are tailored to your needs can help get your relationship back on track.
Jan 6th, 2021

Could the Pandemic Exacerbate My Seasonal Depression?

It’s normal to go through short periods of feeling down. However, seasonal depression is more serious, and the COVID-19 pandemic heightens feelings of sadness. Find out how you can take control and combat SAD amid the pandemic.
Dec 14th, 2020

My Child Won’t Talk to Me: Can Adolescent Psychology Help?

Therapy provides a safe space for your child to express and understand their feelings. They can sort through challenges, develop healthy coping skills, identify unhelpful behaviors, and open up to a professional they trust. Keep reading to learn more.
Nov 1st, 2020

The Best Ways to Support a Loved One With ADD

Living with ADD can be challenging for people who it affects and those close to them. But with the support of loved ones and effective therapies, individuals with ADD can lead a happy, fulfilling life. Keep reading to learn more!
Oct 6th, 2020

Love Life Woes? Here’s How a Dating Coach Can Help You?

Are you struggling to find the right partner? A dating coach can help you build the necessary skills to develop healthy, lasting, and fulfilling romantic relationships. Keep reading to learn the many benefits of working with a professional dating coach.
Sep 15th, 2020

Recognizing Signs of ADHD in Your Child

ADHD is one of the most common childhood disorders. But thankfully, many children experience a dramatic improvement in their quality of life with the right treatment approach. Do you suspect your child has ADHD? Keep reading for the most common signs.
Jul 22nd, 2020

Benefits of Therapy for Adolescents

Adolescents struggling with mental health issues are at an all-time high. Fortunately, psychology professionals have the skills and training to help adolescents overcome challenges to live fully enriched lives. Keep reading to learn more!
May 7th, 2020

Common Signs That Could Mean You Are Suffering From Anxiety

If you often feel nervous or worried or lie awake at night unable to sleep, you may suffer from an anxiety disorder. Without treatment, an anxiety disorder can prevent you from living a full and rich life. Luckily, there’s help.
Mar 31st, 2020

How Untreated Depression Can Harm Your Physical Health

Like most serious conditions, depression requires treatment. If you bypass such care, your cardiovascular health, sexual function, and immune system can suffer. Don’t wait to get the care you need and deserve.
Feb 20th, 2020

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Feb 20th, 2024