To find out more about cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT), watch this video… The Single Most Important Thing You Can Do for Your Stress…
These 3-minute animations describe a very effective therapy – a new branch of CBT.
Clinical Health Psychologist
Address: 1234 19th Street, NW #901 Washington, DC 20036
With over 20 years in academic medical centers and about 15 years in private practice, I enjoy teaching, research, & practice in health psychology.
Health psychologists help people improve how they manage health, illness, and well-being. I’m the behavioral consultant to the Sleep Disorders Center at Georgetown University Hospital, where I was also on the full time faculty of Behavioral Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry for about a decade.
Click on the title for the full list of conditions on which I focus.
My office is a block away from the Dupont Circle South Metro Station and a few blocks from Farragut West. Click the title for more information. The hours are:
Friday – 9:00 – 4:30
Saturday – 9:00 – 4:30
The National Sleep Foundation’s program Beyond Tired offered four people with Insomnia 6 weeks of help. They share their tips in this video. And, check out their Youtube Channel with many other videos here.
That’s what many of my patients ask … Follow Dominik’s progress with CBT, as he successfully ‘unlearns’ his insomnia habit.
Most people (50 million Americans) are under-treated for chronic pain. Dr. Clauw and others present recent findings about pain that could profoundly change what you do about it …
These videos, by the most important thought leaders of our day, share what’s proven to work to reverse (or prevent) cancer, heart disease, as well as the wear and tear of chronic stress.
Anderson Cooper demonstrates how we all can use our minds to change our brains – also known as ‘neuroplasticity.’
Our brains aren’t fully developed until our early 20’s. That has huge implications for therapy as an adult. Click on the title for more.
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) began as a proven treatment for Depression and has since become the proven first-line treatment of choice for many other issues. Click on title for entire list of conditions.
Watch Dr. Hames, co-founding scientist for SLEEPIO, describe how it works, the way it was tested, and the impressive results of the study.
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Research clearly indicates that even the most die-hard pessimist can learn, using CBT, to use an optimistic explanatory style … and reap the benefits of a longer, healthier, and more satisfying life.
People who have a ‘growth mindset’ (instead of a ‘fixed mindset’) achieve their goals and perform better, according to Dr. Carol Dweck of Stanford University.
In this short video, she explains some of her research … and the power of believing, “I’m not there … yet.”
Click the title to see interesting findings about happiness, resilience, and optimism as well as an extensive list of videos/readings on various related subjects.
Learning to be ‘mindful’ is a key skill for improving well-being … even with just 8 minutes of daily practice. Try it out here with Dr. Kabat-Zinn’s briefly guided simple practice.
Many of us seek more love. Learn about Love 2.0 … recent studies that support you can make love happen more in your life.