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Stress, Anxiety and Depression: Some Useful Tips To Help You Deal With These Issues

Stress, Anxiety and Depression: Some Useful Tips To Help You Deal With These Issues by Roberta Shapiro, M.Ed. In my private Miami Beach practice, I see many patients who are dealing with issues of stress , anxiety and depression. This article will cover something I often strongly recommend during a session. I really emphasize the … Continue reading

What You Should Know About Cortisol

Copyright 2011. Roberta Shapiro, M.Ed., Psychotherapist Miami. All rights reserved. Our bodies have a built-in mechanism often referred to as the “stress response” which helps protect us from the effects of acute, immediate stress. This process involves several hormones in the adrenal gland. Following the immediate “adrenal rush,” we experience a massive release of cortisol … Continue reading

A little about anxiety disorders

Copyright 2011. Roberta Shapiro, M.Ed. All rights reserved. Anxiety disorders can manifest themselves both psychologically or physiologically. In my private practice, my patients who experience anxiety disorders usually express feelings of fear or worry; some suffer from excessive worry. Physiological symptoms of anxiety include: Shortness of breath Tension headaches Gastrointestinal problems, such as diarrhea Heart … Continue reading

Stress Busters…….

Copyright 2011. Help With Worry: Roberta Shapiro, M.Ed. All rights reserved. In my years of practice as a psychotherapist in Miami, Fl., I try to give my patients natural options to  help deal with worry, stress and anxiety. Here are a few low-cost tools you can try to help reduce stress: –Bath water scented with vanilla … Continue reading

Weight Loss, Staying Calm and How Self-Hypnosis Can Help

Copyright 2011. Roberta Shapiro, M.ED. All rights reserved. Dear reader: My name is Roberta Shapiro, I’m a licensed psychotherapist in private practice in Miami, Fl. I’m also the producer of Goodbye, Worries and Sleep, Solutions, a Help With Worry self-help cd collection. Many of my readers and subscribers write and ask me to cover certain … Continue reading

A GREAT NEW BOOK

Copyright 2011. Roberta Shapiro, M.ED- Psychotherapist, Miami Beach. All rights reserved. As part of this blog, I want to be on the alert for any books or web sites that seem to be PARTICULARLY useful in helping with worry, stress and anxiety. I just started reading a book by Martin Rossman, M.D.  THE WORRY SOLUTION,  and … Continue reading

A little about handling anxious thoughts, by Roberta Shapiro M.ED.

  Copyright 2011. Roberta Shapiro, M.ED. All rights reserved. Dear readers- In my last twenty years of  practice in Miami Beach, FL., many of my hypnotherapy clients were resistant at first, or did not have an understanding of what meditation really is. I also noticed a trend which calls for people to learn how to … Continue reading

5 Steps To Help With Anxiety….Vol. I

Copyright 2010. Roberta Shapiro- Therapist Miami Beach. All rights reserved. 5 Steps to deal with anxiety (from my book An Overview Anxiety, and the 27 Best Ways to Handle Anxiety): 1.  MEDITATION. It is the technique I have the most difficulty getting people to try! Many years ago a professional in the # eld told … Continue reading