Dialectical Behavior Therapy

/Dialectical Behavior Therapy

NJ therapist discusses techniques and skills from dialectical behavior therapy (dbt) for emotion regulation and distress tolerance, as well as to help with anxiety, stress management, and coping with emotions.

22 02, 2015

Fear of anger and other emotions- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

2017-09-11T16:40:54+00:00

cropped-Mirel-Goldstein_6815A-Linkedin2.jpgFear of Anger and other Mental States

Do you allow yourself to be open to whatever emotions, desires, and beliefs come up for you in a given moment- or do you try to control your inner reactions?

Although our mental states (thoughts, feelings, beliefs, and desires) often arise […]

Fear of anger and other emotions- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2017-09-11T16:40:54+00:00
13 12, 2014

Split Attention is Not Always a Bad Thing!

2014-12-30T03:54:44+00:00

Split Attention versus Mindfulness?

Recent trends encouraging mindfulness have pointed our awareness to the benefits of directing our full attention to one thing at a time, giving that thing our full focus and presence of mind. When it comes to things like eating mindlessly, multi-tasking, checking facebook while our loved ones are talking to us- to […]

Split Attention is Not Always a Bad Thing!2014-12-30T03:54:44+00:00
13 12, 2014

Emotion Regulation: Shame

2017-04-21T02:36:12+00:00

psychotherapy for shameEmotion Regulation: Shame

Jul 13, 2014 12:38 am | Mirel Goldstein

Most of us have experienced feelings of shame at some point in our lives…feelings of wanting to hide, wishing we didn’t exist, feeling painfully exposed to others and their judgments. For some, the sense of inner […]

Emotion Regulation: Shame2017-04-21T02:36:12+00:00
13 12, 2014

Cognitive Therapy: Mindful Awareness

2014-12-31T23:09:34+00:00

Cognitive Therapy: Mindful Awareness

Many of us are afraid to spend quality time with ourselves. We manage to run away in all sorts of ways, trying to escape the unsettling quiet of being alone with our own minds, or noticing how loud our feelings can be when we actually pay attention to them. Some of us […]

Cognitive Therapy: Mindful Awareness2014-12-31T23:09:34+00:00
13 12, 2014

Learning from Experience and Distress Tolerance- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

2015-06-30T18:57:44+00:00

distress toleranceLearning from Experience and Distress Tolerance

Sep 28, 2014 11:11 pm | Mirel Goldstein

It’s a well-known and sometimes paradoxical thing, but I do think it’s true: People often repeat painful experiences over and over again simply because they are afraid of the unfamiliar. Sometimes what […]

Learning from Experience and Distress Tolerance- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2015-06-30T18:57:44+00:00