Suppressing emotions causes symptoms. Experiencing emotions heals us.
May 28, 2018
"90% of all pain that we experience is due to trapped emotions."
Emotions and Our Health: Understanding Medically Unexplained Symptoms
October 30, 2017
My colleague, Maury Joseph, PsyD. , a clinical psychologist practicing in Washington, DC, recently published this informative article for GoodTherapy.org
physical symptoms and syndromes like irritable bowel syndrome,
migraines, and fibromyalgia are all too common among folks struggling
with emotional difficulties, and mounting evidence supports a causal
connection between emotional... Continue reading
ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD) Treatment In Sarasota, FL
August 20, 2017
While a thorough medical evaluation should be undertaken to
rule out the possibility of a medical condition, adults with ADHD
symptoms - inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity - may be suffering
as a result of something more specific.
This diagnosis has become a catch-all label for what is often caused by anxiety.
Every human being has experienced how difficult it is to
think straight when you’re nervous or in distress. Chronic and persistent
stress erodes your... Continue reading
Mind & Body
August 15, 2017
part of my commitment to an integrative approach to health, I am well aware of
the mind/body connection.
stress often manifests itself in physical symptoms and impairs your body’s
ability to function optimally. Anxiety and depression deplete the body’s
resources and leave it susceptible to infections, organ damage, weight
gain/loss, inflammation, and compromises your immune system.
such as ulcers, migra... Continue reading
Out-of-Network Insurance Coverage
August 15, 2017
If your insurer has no psychotherapists in your local network that are certified in Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (IS-TDP),
they are obligated to offer similar, "in-network" coverage to you for
You may request that your insurer issue a
"non-participating provider agreement" or "single case agreement", based on my specializing in
Here are some tips when speaking with your insurance company:
- Ask about your “out of network” benefits. If your plan entitles you to reimburs... Continue reading
Couples & Marriage Counseling in Sarasota, Florida
August 15, 2017
Top couples counselor, Jeffrey Frank, LCSW, now practicing in Sarasota, FL knows how to separate fact from fiction when helping couples manage their expectations about romantic love and what goes into maintaining a healthy, long-term connection.
If you are experiencing disillusionment and resentment in your relationship, couple’s counseling can help you get to the true root of the problem…which is often not what you might expect.
Formerly practicing in Washington, DC, Jeffrey Frank now... Continue reading
Addiction Treatment in Sarasota, Florida
August 14, 2017
Good news! If you’re considering taking steps to address your addiction, that means you’re willing to be honest with yourself, which is all that’s needed to begin the work toward recovery. Whether you’ve hit ‘rock bottom’ or you want to avoid doing so, facing the problem head on offers you the best chance of getting back on a healthy track.
I see addiction not as a condition, but as a symptom of a condition. My therapy addresses the cause and not just the sympt... Continue reading