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Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Sep 23rd, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Telehealth Aug 31st, 2021

What is telehealth? Telehealth is an easy to use, HIPAA-compliant way to receive quality medical care virtually rather than in person. The process is simple. After you request a virtual appointment, your provider sends a calendar invite with a link to digital registration forms (more information below). You complete the...

Is Your Relationship Feeling Strained? Aug 5th, 2021

  Has the past year caused you and your partner to begin falling out of love? If so, you're not alone. Many New York couples are reporting increased waves of conflict and disconnection in their relationships as we head into fall. The passion and euphoria that accompanied the early phase...

The Top Three Mistakes Engaged Couples Make In Premarital Counseling Dec 30th, 2020

Our practice has helped hundreds of engaged couples receive premarital counseling services in New York City. Through our group workshops, private mentoring programs or meeting with couples privately, we always consider it an honor to be able to participate in the health and growth of a couple’s relationship. And while...

6 Ways to Make Coworking With Your Significant Other More Manageable from Real Simple May 1st, 2020

Struggling to balance working side-by-side with a partner? Real Simple magazine recently asked Healthy Minds NYC how to navigate co-working from home with a partner during quarantine. Check out the article below for tips on how to make co-working more manageable with a significant other. ***Moving in with your significant...

How to Start Online Therapy Now: Manage Your Anxiety through Video Sessions Mar 19th, 2020

Are you looking for support to manage your anxiety around the coronavirus? Perhaps you have other mental health struggles and current events have made access to therapy in New York more challenging for you. We are here to help. Online therapy or teletherapy is terrific option to prioritize your mental...

A Guide To Coping With Anxiety And The Coronavirus Mar 16th, 2020

How to care for your mental health when overwhelmed by fear and anxiety from the coronavirus   How are you supporting your mental health during the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19)? As schools and workplaces around the world close and social distancing increases to “flatten the curve” of exposure, you’re...

What Is The Difference Between A Psychiatrist And A Therapist? Oct 14th, 2019

Should you work with a psychiatrist, therapist, psychologist or coach? What is the difference? Finding the right mental healthcare provider can be confusing. In order to help you identify the best provider for your specific needs, below we have outlined some of the key differences between a psychiatrist and therapist....

What Is The Difference Between Therapy And Life Coaching? Oct 2nd, 2019

Should you start therapy or work with a life coach? In New York City, the options for mental health care seem endless, and it can be challenging to know which kind of practitioner you need at this stage of your life journey. If you’re uncertain of whether to begin therapy...

What Is EMDR Treatment And Is It Right For Me? Mar 24th, 2019

What if you could go back in time and change how you experienced trauma in the past? A modern form of psychotherapy called EMDR is doing just that and clients are finding the results to be incredible. At Healthy Minds NYC, we have therapists trained specifically in this method and...

Comprehensive Guide To Premarital Counseling In New York City Mar 6th, 2019

Congratulations on your engagement! Before you tie the knot, be sure to carve out time to prepare for marriage through premarital counseling. While wedding plans can occupy a lot of a recently engaged couple’s time, energy and finances, premarital counseling is undoubtedly one of the best areas to focus. You’re...

How To Find The Best Psychiatrist In New York City For You Aug 2nd, 2018

Finding the best psychiatrist to help manage your medications in New York can be challenging. Your insurance company may offer a long list of potential providers, but how do you know if they are any good? Location and availability aren’t always the best determining factors for who will be the...

Sunday Night Anxiety And How Fathers Are Uniquely Impacted Jun 11th, 2018

Recently, Healthy Minds Director Dr. Lanre Dokun was interviewed by Fatherly.com about the difficulty of managing anxiety on Sunday evenings as we prepare to head back into the work week. Read below for reasons the close of your weekend might cause a shift in your mood. "Mondays are the worst — which explains why...

4 Simple Ways To Beat The Winter Blues In New York City Mar 20th, 2018

Another nor'easter is headed toward New York City. With 4 to 8 inches of snow looming on the first day of spring, you might feel like you're slipping into the winter blues. You're not alone. After months of cold and gray weather, it's common for New Yorkers to experience symptoms...

How To Find A Therapist In New York City Feb 7th, 2018

Taking control of your mental health by reaching out for help is a courageous step. However, knowing where to find a quality therapist in New York City can be a stressful endeavor. How do you know what type of therapist to choose? Is it possible to gauge how warm, competent...

Three Apps To Help You Relax Right Now Apr 12th, 2017

Some of the best apps to help you relax are available right now for free in your pocket. Though our phones can be an incredible source of stress with alerts and notifications pinging us at what seems like every minute, our handheld devices can offer a bit of digital relief with...

How To Manage Stress And Anxiety Due To Politics Apr 12th, 2017

The American Psychological Association (APA) has released preliminary findings from its annual “Stress in America” poll, and results show that regardless of political party, age or race, U.S. adults are suffering from a decline in mental health due to last year's election and the ongoing political climate. Adults using social...