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F. Michler Bishop Ph.D.
Do you know the six key parts of most effective modern therapy sessions?
Which is more important? Understanding why you feel, think and do what you do or learning how to feel, think and do better?
For Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, it is not time to “forget it” and “move on.” What about you?
We know what we want. We want to not overdrink or overeat again during the holidays. But how can we do that?
Even if you’ve changed your brain – and you may have – you can change it back.
Over the past fifty years, a revolution in psychotherapy has occurred. Should you try counseling again or for the first time?
Never been to a “recovery” meeting? These are different. During this pandemic, a free, online meeting might be just the thing you've been looking for.
Like weather prediction, which was laughed at when first suggested in the 1850s, you could probably predict the likelihood of overdrinking on any given night.
“We’re all going to wind up fat and alcoholic,” joked one of my friends as we sat chatting during a Zoom call.
Many people overcome their problems with alcohol, cocaine, heroin, marijuana, nicotine, and gambling on their own.
Most people who develop an alcohol misuse disorder go through a period of overdrinking. Here are six ways to not be surprised when it happens.
We go to a doctor or a dentist—or a lawyer or financial advisor—when we need to. We should be able to consult with a therapist or counselor in the same way.
F. Michler Bishop, Ph.D., a Senior Staff Psychologist at the Albert Ellis Institute, focuses on providing compassionate, innovative services to a wide variety of clients.