Stress Related Disorders
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.

Stress Related Disorders are disorders in which psychological factors such as stress and anxiety lead to temporary physical complaints such as headaches and other physical discomfort or worse, contribute to the development of various chronic systemic illnesses, such as irritable bowel syndrome, psoriasis, eczema, high blood pressure, coronary artery disease and stroke; increased susceptibility to infectious disease may also occur as a result psychological stress interfering with the functioning of the autoimmune system. Stress and anxiety have also been found to contribute to problems of impotence and infertility.

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Robert M. Cristal Ph.D