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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...

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...

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...

Reasons for Seeing a Psychologist

There are a great many reasons why people seek out the help of a psychologist. As a practicing psychologist for almost 40 years now, I have been consulted for many of them. The most common reasons people seek out a psychologist is that they are having problems and either want to...

The Psychologist’s Role in Sports

Over the past 20 years, the psychologist’s role in sports has been increasing significantly and much more publicly. Recently, Wimbled,on tennis champion Andy Murray publicly acknowledged the help he received from working with a psychologist. His coach, a former world champion as...

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Treatment of Chronic Pain

Treatment of Chronic Pain  Dr. Robert Heller Chronic pain is usually defined as pain that lasts for 6 months or more. Now you don’t have to have it continuously for that period of time. It’s just that is never really goes away. As a cognitive behavior psychologist and a chronic...

Cognitive Therapy for Attention Deficit Disorder, Dr. Robert Heller, Boca Raton, Florida

Cognitive therapy for attention deficit disorder (ADD, ADHD) teaches individuals how to relax their body and focus their mind.  While a percentage of individuals with attention deficit disorder may need medication in addition to cognitive and behavior therapy, a great many can...

Sports Psychology for Parents

Sports psychology for parents is an important component for helping kids perform at their best. I often get questions from parents of young athletes wanting to know how they can positively contribute to their child’s athletic development and if they are doing anything that might...

Sports Psychology for Seniors

Sports Psychology is not just for professionals, advanced players or only youngsters.  Many seniors pick up competitive sports, especially sports like golf and tennis later in life. Sports psychology training can help them to learn, play and compete in their sports better and...
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