Schedule a Visit

Nulla vehicula fermentum nulla, a lobortis nisl vestibulum vel. Phasellus eget velit at.

Call us:

Send an email:

315 Madison Avenue, Suite 2200, New York, NY 10017

Relationship 101: The Power of Validation

Validation and empathy are often mistaken one for the other but they are not the same. Empathy is an internal process and validation is an interpersonal act. Validation can be a powerful skill in defusing arguments between partners.   Validation and empathy are often used interchangeably but they are distinct. Empathy is the ability to put […]

Pros and Cons of Self-Defeating Behaviors

Ally and Rob have been dating for a year. They get into a big fight the day before Valentine’s Day. Ally decides to cut off all contact with Rob the following day. What are the pros and cons of her decision? Why people make decisions that are manifestly against their own self-interest is a question […]

Learn How To Detach Yourself From Work Effectively

Some people find it difficult to detach from their work responsibilities and they keep working nights and weekends. Other people find it difficult to detach from their thoughts about work. This post addresses the latter situation. Detaching from work can refer to physical separation or to mental / emotional separation. In the former case, separating […]

Managing Transitions Effectively

Transitions are inherently stressful, whether they are transitions for the better or the worse. A first step in managing transitions effectively is to acknowledge and accept their inherently stressful nature. Acceptance does not mean approval, a distinction Marsha Linehan, the author of DBT, has made clear. Acceptance just means recognizing reality as it currently is; […]

Do I Have Enough Ambition?

The question “do I have enough ambition” could be a disguised statement or a disguised judgment. Our minds are filled with the judgments and beliefs of important figures in our lives: parents, siblings, other caretakers, teachers, buddies, etc. So is this inquiry about ambition your own or is it the internalized “voice” of a person […]