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The Power of Vulnerability

What is vulnerability? When we think of the word vulnerability, a negative connotation and fear may come to mind. This is because we live in

Navigating Motherhood

Motherhood is a journey like no other and one that is incredibly rewarding. From the first flutter of a tiny heartbeat to the joy of

How to Manage Burnout

Dr. Elisheva Jakobov-Assouline In the fast-paced world we live in, it’s not uncommon to feel overwhelmed by the demands of daily life. Burnout is considered

The Basics Of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Dr. Elisheva Jakobov-Assouline Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) was developed by Dr. Aaron Beck and is rooted in the idea that our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors

How to Get Your Needs Met: DEARMAN Skill

Have you ever had a situation where you felt your needs were not being met? Maybe you were overly aggressive or perhaps you were too passive when making your request.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia

Insomnia is characterized by difficulty falling asleep and/or staying asleep. While may individuals can identify with insomnia as a symptom, it is considered to be

A Journey into Mindfulness

Dr. Elisheva Jakobov-Assouline Mindfulness is more than a buzzword. According to Jon Kabat-Zinn, mindfulness refers to “the awareness that arises from paying attention on purpose,

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?