Depression Counseling Hoboken NJ

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April Martin
(212) 675-6872
429 W. 24th St
New York, NY
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, PostTraumatic Stress Disorder or Acute Trauma Reaction, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender Issues, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Couples Psychotherapy
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: New York University
Credentialed Since: 1979-01-29

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Ms. Barbara 'Basia' Mosinski
Art Psychotherapy
(917) 703-3414
80 5th Ave, 903B
New York, NY
Credentials
Credentials: LCAT, ATR-BC, MA, MFA
Licensed in New York
10 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Sexual Abuse/Rape, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Dual Diagnosis, Life Transitions, Attachment Disorders
Populations Served
Military/Veterans, College Students
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Kathleen J. Byrne
(212) 529-0847
26 W 9th St, Ste 4D
New York, NY
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Personality Disorder (e.g., borderline, antisocial), Psychological Assessment
Ages Served
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: New York University
Credentialed Since: 1996-08-26

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Dr. Kelly Mason
New York Wellness Group
(347) 497-3741
130 Fifth Avenue Suite 900
New York, NY
Credentials
Credentials: Psy.D., M.Div., LCSW, QCSW
Licensed in New York
7 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Substance, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Spiritual/Religious Concerns, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Life Transitions, Sexuality Issues, Women's Issues
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Step Families
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Richard G. Travers
(212) 982-0822
24 Fifth Ave, Apt. 602
New York, NY
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Group Psychotherapy, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender Issues, Couples Psychotherapy, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Yeshiva University
Credentialed Since: 1980-07-11

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Mr. Jason Cassell
(917) 496-9867
26 West 9th Street #7D
New York, NY
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in New York
10 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Career/Employment Concerns, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Multicultural Issues, Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder, Self Abuse, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Education/Personal
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Twins, Disabled, Caregivers, Gifted
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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A. Leonard Hausman
(212) 460-8545
26 W. 9th St., Ste 8C
New York, NY
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Couples Psychotherapy, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Fordham University
Credentialed Since: 1984-08-28

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Eliezer Robert Mayer
(212) 242-2219
26 W 9th Street
New York, NY
Services
Couples Psychotherapy, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender Issues, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Cultural Diversity Issues, Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Yeshiva University
Credentialed Since: 2007-08-27

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Ms. Heidi Kolman
Psychotherapy
(917) 992-5823
24 5th Ave Ground Fl
New York, NY
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in New York
6 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Substance, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Behavioral Problems, Child Abuse and Neglect, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Domestic Violence, Eating Disorders, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Pregnancy/C
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Transgendered, Military/Veterans, Immigrants/Refugees
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Ms. Donna Seroff
(646) 295-0722
26 West 9th Street Suite 4A
New York, NY
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in New York
10 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Substance, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Domestic Violence, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Phobias, Pregnancy/Childbirth, Sexual Abuse/Rape, Stre
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Immigrants/Refugees, Caregivers, Grandparents
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Rain, Rain, Go Away – 5 Ways to Battle the Blues

May 6, 2011
Kristen Harding M.D.
Rain, Rain, Go Away – 5 Ways to Battle the Blues

I am feeling downright soggy these days. Like many parts of the nation, we have had more than our fair share of rain this past month. Along with the rain come dark, gloomy days that really start to dampen you soul after a while. My daughter told me the other morning that it wasn’t time to get up because it was still dark outside (she also uses the opposite theory at bedtime.) No, it wasn’t still night, it was just raining again.

Our moods can be impacted greatly by the weather. I chose the location of my residency training not only by where there was a strong program, but also by where I might experience 300+ days of sunshine a year. I figured that if I was working long hours it would be critical for me to be in a place that would also charge my solar batteries. I found that sun and weather were powerful motivators.

Do you find you just want to crawl back in bed on gloomy days? It may be due to the sleep-related hormone, melatonin. The body produces more melatonin when our eyes detect darkness. But when our eyes detect light, our body makes more serotonin. Many of us have heard about the importance of good serotonin levels to keep us feeling happy.

A 2002 study done in Germany looked at the impact of ultraviolet light on mood. The group that was exposed to UVA twice a week for three weeks reported feeling more balanced, less nervous, and more strengthened than the other group. They also showed an increase in their serum serotonin level and a decrease in their serum melatonin level compared to baseline. The control group showed no change.
So how do we battle these dreary days?

1. Find a creative outlet. Make a craft with your child, re-arrange a room, write a real handwritten letter (not email or text!), or visit with friends (set a ground rule that no one can complain about the weather.)

2. Listen to music. Pick something upbeat. Dance!

3. Exercise. Rainy days can be good days for using your Wii or find an exercise show on TV and imagine you are on that gorgeous beach exercising with the host.

4. Go outside, even when the weather isn’t great. Remember when you were a kid and you would put on boots and a raincoat and go puddle-jumping? We still need fresh air, even on rainy days.

5. Eat healthy food. Turkey, fish, chicken, nuts, eggs, and beans all contain good amounts of tryptophan which is a precursor to serotonin. Try to avoid the comfort foods that you crave on days like th...

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