Two Convenient Manhattan Offices: For Friday appointments
at 51 East 25th Street (Suite 7-I), in the Flatiron District
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For Wednesday appointments
at 280 Madison Avenue (Suite 205), near Grand Central Station
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Sessions also offered via Skype or by telephone.
Flatiron District office conveniently located next to Madison Square Park and accessible from the 6, N, R, F, M, L & 1 subway lines.
Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy(also known as REBT)
REBT is a form of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy that was developed by Dr. Albert Ellis in New York in the 1950s, after struggling to heal his patients with Freudian Psychoanalysis. REBT focuses on challenging one's irrational beliefs and is an action-oriented approach to help patients improve their emotions, thoughts and behaviors by helping them to develop healthy (and rational) belief systems about themselves and the world.
Dr. Ellis' theory was based on the idea that "People are not disturbed by things, but rather by their view of things." Thus, he created REBT to help patients modify illogical beliefs and negative thought patterns -- and to reinterpret difficult circumstances. This enabled them to overcome disturbing emotions that prevented them from enjoying their lives.
REBT has proven itself to be the most effective form of CBT and because of this, it is a wildly popular therapeutic modality practiced by therapists around the world. Its ABC model is easy to learn and patients quickly become skilled at using it to analyze life events, that would otherwise be a source of emotional upset.
Laurel Steinberg, Ph.D., LMHC is an NYU and Johns Hopkins trained New York State Licensed Psychotherapist who provides personalized and patient-tailored individual and couples therapy services specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness in order to provide Interpersonal Relationship Counseling, Workplace Relationship Counseling, Workplace Anxiety Counseling, Work Performance Counseling, Relationship Counseling, Gender Identity Counseling, Family Relationship Counseling, Couples Counseling, Marriage Counseling, Divorce Prevention Counseling, Relationship Infidelity Counseling, Sex Therapy, Transgender Therapy, Dating Relationship Counseling, LGBTQ Counseling, LGBTQ Relationship Counseling, LGBTQ Family Counseling, LGBTQ Family Relationship Counseling, Polyamory Relationship Counseling, and Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT).
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