Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Participation Awards in Sports

We all like recognition, attention and approval. When young children participate in recreational sports at the beginner level, it is about fun , physical activity ,basic skill development, interacting with others, listening, following directions and developing interests in areas...

Dr. Robert Heller’s Mind-Body Newsletter – April 2014

Dr. Robert Heller’s Mind Body Newsletter  “Strategies for Improved Performance in Sports and in Life”  April, 2014 Athleticism, Talent and Mental Toughness Win at the SONY Tennis Tournament No surprises this year: Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic and the Bryan brothers; all...

How to Select a Psychologist

How to select a psychologist can be a challenging task. Over the past few years, more and more people have been relying on their health insurance benefits or “provider panels” when they have a need for a psychologist. However, if your plan is an HMO, you may be limited to a...

Dr. Robert Heller’s Mind Body Newsletter – December 2013

Dr. Robert Heller’s Mind-Body Newsletter  “Strategies for Mental and Physical Well Being”  December 2013 “Quote of the Month” If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you. Learning gives life meaning. Challenge yourself...

Hypnosis and Performance

Hypnosis has been a useful tool for improving performance. Over the past 35 years, I have had the opportunity to work with performing artists, athletes, business persons and students who were looking to either enhance their performance or reduce anxiety, worry and fear associated...

Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress

Cognitive Behavior Therapy has been used to treat a great many types of conditions and disorders. Among the most devastating emotional conditions is post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD. When experienced early on in life it can significantly alter the course of...

Marriage Therapy

Marriage therapy is a service that is growing in demand, sadly due to the large numbers of unhappy and/or dysfunctional marriages. There is an arbitrary distinction sometimes made between marriage counseling and marriage therapy. Counseling usually refers to less serious cases...

Marriage Counseling

Psychologists often work with couples in marriage counseling. As a psychologist who practices cognitive behavioral therapy, the approach I use is often direct and straightforward. I meet with the couple for an initial session. And then meet separately with each of the partners....

Does Psychotherapy via the Internet Work?

As a psychologist, I am always looking at ways to be more efficient and effective in working with my clients. I came across a very interesting study reported in an online publication called, the Science Daily.  The article headline was “Psychotherapy Via Internet as Good as/ if...

Psychologist Finds Effective Treatment for Alcohol and PTSD

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association by well- known psychologist and researcher Dr. Edna Foa, found that those treated with prolonged exposure therapy and medication did the best in lowering percentage of drinking days and cravings when compared to...
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