5 Reasons to Consider Group Therapy

2018-04-08T02:17:35+00:00October 24th, 2017|

When Samantha left group therapy after her first session she realized she had had no idea what she was in for when she made the commitment to begin a closed process group just the week prior. Although she had deliberated for weeks, even months with [...]

Book Review: ReThinking Narcissism

2018-04-08T20:55:13+00:00March 30th, 2017|

Dr. Craig Malkin has rethought narcissism. Having grown up with a narcissistic mother he sought out to make sense of the etiology, usefulness, and purpose of her (and most likely his own) behaviors. We know that our actions, given sufficient information, can be understood and [...]

Social Anxiety-Dating Anxiety-The Dr. Joe Show

2018-04-09T03:20:44+00:00May 5th, 2013|

Social Anxiety is a disorder defined by intense fear in social situations.  Sometimes it can encompass specific situations (ie-dating anxiety) and sometimes it can be generalized to broad situations (ie-leaving the house).  In either case, the general course is to avoid the situation that triggers [...]

MTV True Life-I Have Social Anxiety

2017-09-19T00:20:09+00:00May 5th, 2013|

Several months ago I had the opportunity to interview Scott Heide, AKA “SoFloDude86”.  A “26 year old virgin”, Scott, along with his friends, produced a short rap style video in order to find his “miss right”.  Having tried many approaches that have so far been [...]

Male Erectile Dysfunction

2018-04-09T14:14:42+00:00November 12th, 2012|

Check out this article by Jaleh Weber, on Male Erectile Dysfunction.  She said that it received more hits than any of the others!  The article and tips can be found here:  http://voices.yahoo.com/male-erectile-disorder-interview-dr-barbara-6125616.html?cat=70 Jaleh is the author of Making Marriage a Success,  2011, available at Amazon.com. Also [...]

Obesity Economics-Part 1

2018-04-09T18:41:51+00:00November 7th, 2012|

I'm currently taking a course called Obesity Economics- actually Principles of- the 4-week version of an 8-week course taught by a professor at John's Hopkins. It's about just that- the economics of obesity. It's about both micro and macro factors that govern obesity. My interest [...]

Is Therapy Taking Too Long?

2017-09-19T00:46:02+00:00June 24th, 2012|

There is no doubt that for some, therapy is a long, even a life-long process. But for others, in fact for most, it does not have to be that way. In fact, it can be quite short term. For others till they can do a [...]

Is ANXIETY Good for You?

2018-04-10T01:45:55+00:00June 6th, 2012|

A teenager recently asked me to help her with her anxiety.  I ask her to talk about it.  As it turns out, some of her anxiety is appropriate and, in fact, useful. Not all anxiety is bad for you! We have been desensitized to believe [...]