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Behavioral Activation for Depression

By: Dr. Elisheva Jakobov-Assouline What is behavioral activation? Individuals struggling with depression exhibit two primary symptoms: loss of pleasure in almost all activities as well

Opposite Action for Emotion Regulation

Dr. Elisheva Jakobov-Assouline Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) was invented by Dr. Marsha Linehan for individuals experiencing emotions intensely. DBT works with dialectics which involves combining

Dealing With Stress

Dr.Elisheva Jakobov-Assouline Unlike anxiety which causes constant worry even in the absence of a stressor, stress is an emotional response to an external trigger. All

Research Based Approaches to Social Anxiety

Dr.Elisheva Jakobov-Assouline Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) involves anxiety about one or more social situations where the individual is exposed to the possibility of being judged

Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder

As a clinical psychologist, I find great fulfillment in helping those with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). Each client brings unique challenges, and each experience has

Understanding Anger

When it comes to understanding emotions, anger is one emotion that is often less understood and studied. It is important to note that anger can

The Many and Varied Symptoms of Anxiety

Introduction: If you are concerned that you are struggling with anxiety and may need professional help, this blog is for you! Anxiety is an extremely

Emerging Adult

Navigating the Complexities of the Emerging Adult Period & Tips to Combat The Stress: A Psychologist’s Expertise – Dr. Elisheva Jakobov-Assouline As a licensed clinical


What is Self-Compassion, Why does it matter and How do I get it? Introduction We’ve all been there—those moments when we think, “I’m so dumb,”

Different types of ADHD

There are different types of ADHD, each with its unique symptoms and characteristics.

Can meditation help with depression?

Can meditation help with depression?

Meditation has been used for centuries to promote well-being … mental, emotional, and physical. More recently, meditation is being used as a tool to treat depression.

Anxiety - when should you seek help?

Anxiety – When To Seek Help

Anxiety. We all have it from time to time. And, according to the ADAA, anxiety is the most common mental illness in America. But when is it time to see a professional therapist to help us cope with our anxiety?