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Summer Fears

By |2018-06-11T09:26:49+00:00June 11th, 2018|Anxiety, Blog|

With summer almost here, many of us breathe a sigh of relief: with the cold of the winter months gone, we can comfortably spend more time outside. You might enjoy taking a dip in the pool, having dinner on an outdoor patio, and attending the slew of summer social events such as barbeques, graduation parties, and [...]

Teaching and Learning From My Students

By |2018-05-15T10:41:32+00:00May 15th, 2018|News|

Spring is finally here and it has been a busy season for me so far. In April, I had the honor to teach a three-day course for advanced practitioners on Affect Regulation, Anxiety and Trauma under the auspices of the Society of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis in Albany, New York. On June 9th, I will be [...]

A Busy Start to 2018!

By |2018-03-02T10:08:14+00:00March 2nd, 2018|News|

Winter and spring are turning out to be busy, as I have been teaching to professionals. In January, I was interviewed by Karen Day, an expert in mind-body-spirit wellness. If you wish to hear the interview replay, please email me. Then in February, I had the pleasure of teaching an intensive workshop on Affect Regulation in [...]

The Three Levels of Worry [video blog]

By |2017-09-14T15:52:33+00:00September 14th, 2017|Anxiety, Blog|

Even when life is running smoothly, chronic worriers focus on unknown disaster looming around the corner. If you are a worrier, you suffer on three levels: cognitive, emotional and physical. Cognitive anxiety shows up as the worried thoughts you experience – the host of “what ifs” that plague you. On the emotional level, you may feel [...]

Can Optimism Reduce Anxiety? [video blog]

By |2017-09-14T16:26:48+00:00September 11th, 2017|Anxiety, Blog|

With the reality of a new school year upon us, a number of students I see are understandably a bit anxious. They worry about their academic success, being accepted socially and, for those going off to college, leaving home. And one of the things that I have observed is that anxious people tend to be [...]

FIVE Tips to Reduce School Anxiety?

By |2017-09-11T15:01:17+00:00August 18th, 2017|Anxiety, Blog, Parenting|

It’s back to school time.  Do you have a child or teenager who gets nervous about school? It’s a common problem. There are many reasons for their fear. Some kids have performance anxiety and are afraid of the pressure of being called on. Many other kids worry about being judged or bullied by their peers.  Others [...]

Relationship Talking Points: Speak Your Spouse’s Language

By |2017-05-25T13:56:07+00:00May 11th, 2017|News|

He said. She said. There are many differences in the ways men and women communicate with one another. To make communication easier between partners, it’s important to understand these differences. Dr. Daitch says that men, who often feel emotions physically, should take cues from their bodies. Dr. Daitch also advises that women can reassure [...]

Why I’m Glad To Be a Helicopter Parent

By |2017-05-25T13:56:38+00:00May 10th, 2017|News|

Kids love to bike. A mom of four explains how she teaches her children to look both ways not once, but twice, before riding a bike across the street. This same mother recounts the terrifying experience of seeing a near miss between a bicycling child and a truck driving down the road. This mom [...]

12 healthy ways to cope with a chronic illness

By |2017-05-25T13:57:05+00:00May 11th, 2017|News|

Chronic illness can lead to depression. Here are 5 tips Dr. Carolyn Daitch suggests using to maintain an optimistic perspective during an extended illness: Put parameters on how much time you will allow yourself to research an illness Instead of dwelling on what might happen in the future, focus on what you can do [...]

What Is Helicopter Parenting?

By |2017-05-25T13:57:31+00:00May 10th, 2017|News|

Dire consequences. Anxiety. Overcompensation. Peer pressure. These are just a few of the triggers that cause parents to become over involved in their children’s lives. Bumps and bruises, both emotional and physical, are a critical part of childhood. Trying to protect children from experiencing hurt thwarts their maturation process. In the Parents article, What [...]