Marriage Counseling in
Roslyn, Great Neck, Jericho and surrounding area

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) a specialized form of psychotherapy, is a highly effective approach to the treatment of many emotional and behavioral problems. It is solution-focused and often involves changing life-long patterns of self-defeating, negative, and occasionally catastrophic thinking. This approach places emphasis on achieving real change in thoughts, beliefs, feelings and behaviors, so as to yield notable improvement in one’s quality of life. The following Problems, Issues and Disorders are readily treatable within the context of Cognitive Behavior Therapy.

Marital Discord is a disruption to a marital relationship beginning as mild disagreement; continued conflict may lead to escalating arguments, which in the extreme case may result in separation, divorce or domestic violence. The most common bases for marital discord appears to be: lack of communication or chronic miscommunication, constant arguing, complaints of unfulfilled emotional needs, sexual dysfunction, differences in sexual drive, financial distress, in-law issues, infidelity, conflict over child-rearing practices, alcoholism, verbal and physical abuse.

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Robert M. Cristal Ph.D