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Depression 1 Year After Heart Attack Increases Premature Death

By good therapy on Mar 15, 2012 in in Helpful Resources

Researchers looking at the effects of depression on survivors of heart attacks have found that depression that lasts for 1 year or longer puts people at risk of cardiac premature death, as well as overall mortality, regardless of cause....

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Yoga Reduces Anxiety in Individuals Resistant to Other Treatments

By good therapy on Mar 14, 2012 in in Helpful Resources

For people with anxiety who do not respond well to medications and standard treatment approaches, an alternative or complementary approach may be useful. One researcher who looked at the use of yoga to reduce stress and anxiety found a dramatic reducti...

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Should You Put Your Marriage Before Your Kids?

By Amy Morin, LCSW on Mar 11, 2012 in in Helpful Resources

Many couples live in a world that is completely child-centered. Their relationship revolves around the childrens’ needs and activities. Of course, it is great to see a couple working together to raise a family. However, some couples fall into the trap ...

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Dealing with and Preventing Resentment in your Marriage

By Amy Morin, LCSW on Mar 10, 2012 in in Helpful Resources

If you find that you have grown angry and resentful toward your spouse, it is important to address it immediately. Anger and resentment stem from a variety of issues. If you don’t address the underlying cause, the problem is likely to get worse. Not Ge...

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Four Ways That Money Can Lead To Marital Problems

By Amy Morin, LCSW on Mar 09, 2012 in in Helpful Resources

Money is often cited as one of the biggest reasons a couple gets divorced. Many couples mistakenly believe that if they just had a little more money they wouldn’t have as many problems. However, couples with all different income levels still fight abou...

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The Narcissist Next Door

By Psychology Today on Mar 07, 2012 in in Helpful Resources

Grandiose and self-important, narcissists are everywhere. (Source: Psychology Today)

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Computerized training may help schizophrenia patients monitor reality

By Antonietta Petrella on Mar 07, 2012 in in Helpful Resources

A new study published in the journal Neuron discusses a potential new therapy for schizophrenia patients.Conducted at the University of California–San Francisco (UCSF) alongside the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC), the study showed that

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The Learning Curve

By Psychology Today on Mar 06, 2012 in in Helpful Resources

What are we really teaching our kids? (Source: Psychology Today)

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Psychotherapy in Santa Barbara

By Neil Friedman on Mar 05, 2012 in in Helpful Resources

Santa Barbara is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and yet, there are thousands of individuals who might struggle from some sort of stress,loss or psychiatric condition.

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Know Your Limits

By Psychology Today on Mar 04, 2012 in in Helpful Resources

What to do when you've had enough. (Source: Psychology Today)

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Neil Friedman, Santa Barbara Therapist

Neil Friedman, LCSW

I have an eclectic, holistic approach in working with people. I believe in helping people recognize and utilize their strengths to overcome any challenge they might face. In this process, we can explore any unconscious blocks that might be interfering with connecting with others and their environment to make the most of each moment. I believe that the “here and now” is where we experience life to the fullest. Along these lines, I try to help people find the balance between their emotional and reasonable minds to effectively problem solve issues to be addressed.

Please call or email me for an individual, couples or family therapy consultation today.

Neil Friedman, LCSW
123 W Padre, Ste A
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 319-0304 
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