Relapse Prevention for Substance Abuse

Author: Dr. Robert Heller Relapse prevention for substance abuse is among the most challenging issues facing those in recovery. Clients often benefit by focusing both on the underlying causes that lead to the substance abuse as well as the current and possible future triggers...

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 Athletes

Sports Psychology for athletes has become increasingly popular over the past number of years as professional athletes increasingly attribute their success, comebacks and ability to overcome obstacles to their work with sports psychologists. In fact, there is a popular television...

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...

Reducing Anxiety in Sports

Reducing anxiety in sports is largely about managing expectations. In my work as a sport psychology consultant I work with a large number of high level junior tennis players. Almost all young athletes I work see have the goal of  playing with less anxiety. In many cases the...

How to Deal with Bullying

How to deal with bullying is mostly about building your own self esteem so you care less about what other people may think, say and even do. If you feel good about yourself, your strength will be a deterrent towards bullies. Bullies seek out those who appear weak- physically,...

Gambling Addiction

Gambling addiction is on the rise. Florida is one of the States looking to increase revenues so they are authorizing the establishing of casinos, lotteries and other ways to part people from their money. Unfortunately, many lose their money and a percentage develop a gambling...

Yoga and Psychotherapy

Yoga and psychotherapy are widely practiced methods designed to improve physical and mental health. Psychotherapy, particularly cognitive behavior therapy continues to grow in acceptance and in its clinical applications. Yoga practices including postures, breathing, meditation...

Relapse Prevention Strategies

Relapse prevention strategies are designed to build healthy habits of thinking, speaking and behaving. Consider this statement regarding the power of words. “Be careful of what you think about. Your thoughts become words, your words become actions, your actions become habits,...
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