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What Is Biofeedback

What Is Biofeedback

WHAT IS BIOFEEDBACK  and HOW WE USE IT TO OPTIMIZE YOUR COUNSELING EXPERIENCE AND EFFECTIVENESS AT AVITA Biofeedback involves the use of highly specialized, highly sensitive, non-invasive technology that identifies your body’s physiological stress markers.  Stress markers generally indicate inordinate stress, as well as resistance to or inability to recover from that inordinate stress.  As […]

Resolve to recover: Tips help you to stay the course

Image courtesy of Pixabay Choosing recovery is the best decision you could make.  It’s important to set yourself up for success by continuing to make good choices throughout your journey.  Here is important advice to help you stay on track through 2018. Make it Count Your recovery is an investment in yourself.  You’re investing in […]

We Welcome To Our Team a New Psychotherapist!

We are delighted to announce the addition of a new therapist to the Avita Integrative Care team, Shelly Cherkassky! Shelly is a licensed psychotherapist and completed her graduate education at New York University. Shelly specializes in providing evidence-based therapeutic interventions for children, adolescents and adults who experience distorted thoughts, low self-esteem, anxiety, difficulty managing stress/anger, […]

Powerful Secrets: Stretching Yourself to Embrace Change

It’s that time again, when many people have begun the process of making those resolutions happen. While some embrace, even bask in, the promise of change, others falter in the slow torture—often doomed to failure—that change represents to them. We have great plans and aspirations, yet so often find ourselves at the end of each […]

Six Research Backed Ways to Beat the Winter Blues and Protect Your Mental Health

By Sara Pasternak, LMSW, LSW It’s that time of year again! After the holiday season ends, many of us find ourselves in a post-holiday winter slump. The months of January and February sometimes seem to drag by endlessly and some people even fall victim to symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (also known as “Seasonal Depression”). […]