Dr. George R. Warsaw, Ph.D., Psychotherapist
Home based-counseling practices have become increasingly common. If you are considering seeing a therapist who practices from his or her home, here are some factors I would urge you to consider. Read more. Are you looking for an easy – and free! – way to improve your mood, your sleep, your relationships and maybe even your overall health? Count your blessings. Better yet, write about them. Research shows that writing about the things for which we are thankful can have myriad physical and psychological benefits. Read more. Despite a Florida attorney's proposal that could make it easier for modern couples to get out of their marriages, I find that most couples still enter marriage wanting it to last a lifetime. Many are finding that premarital counseling is helping them to reach that goal. Read more. Whether you’re looking for an effective method for relieving stress, a treatment for depression without the side effects of medications, or a form of exercise that provides gain with no pain, you need look no further than tai chi. To learn about the benefits of this ancient Chinese practice, read more. Even though you promised to love, honor and cherish, conflict can – and will -- occur in your marriage. Unless you are equipped to manage it, that conflict can damage your relationship with your spouse and spill over into all areas of your life. Try these tips to resolve conflict in your marriage. Read more. Want to improve your concentration and memory? Try listening to uplifting concertos from Vivaldi's The Four Seasons. It worked for a group of 14 young adults who were part of a study published in the March 2013 issue of Experimental Psychology. To learn this and surprising benefits of music, Read more. Stress is unavoidable. No matter who you are, how old you are, where you live or what you do for a living, there’s no escaping stress. Nor should you. While bad stress can wear you down and make you sick, not all stress is bad. Good stress can protect you, energize you or keep you focused. Read more. Stress, if not managed, can leave you feeling weary, powerless and beaten down. It can affect your ability to concentrate, make decisions and enjoy life.Stress can also make you physically ill, playing a role in problems as diverse as the common cold, obesity, asthma and heart disease. Read more.
Seeing a psychotherapist for the cost of an insurance co-pay may seem like a pretty sweet deal. Unfortunately, things aren’t always what they seem. The money you save now by using your insurance for psychotherapy could prove costly – both financially
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lifts, according to the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. But did changing their appearance appearance necessarily make them happy? Read more In the metro Atlanta area, home prices have fallen an average of 40 percent since 2007 – one of the highest drops of all major U.S. metro areas.This is good news if you’re looking to buy and have stellar credit, but for many homeowners it is leading to levels of stress that some psychologists have likened to post-traumatic stress disorder. Read more You know that doing something nice for someone else can make you feel good. Now research shows it can reduce stress and help you live longer too. Even if you have just a few hours -- or minutes -- to give, there are many things you can do to help others and yourself. Read more A recent study found that adolescents who had loving, nurturing parents were more likely to have satisfying marriages and romantic relationships as adults. Here are some tips for improving your relationship with your teen now and his chances for successful relationships with others for years to come. Read more