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9 Ways You Can Protect Your Well-Being During the Winter Holidays
Ah, holidays. There’s nothing quite like bonding with your extended family over mashed potatoes and ...
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The Differences Between Different Kinds of Prescribers
The Differences Between Different Kinds of Prescribers Conversationally, we tend to refer to mental ...
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Taylor Swift’s New Album Puts Mental Health at Center-Stage
If you listen to music, you’ve probably heard at least a few tracks on Taylor Swift’s new ...
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Different Kinds of Therapy
While you’re looking for a therapist and starting to navigate the mental health world, you’re bound ...
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Where to Find a Mental Health Care Provider
Deciding to pursue mental health care is one thing. Knowing where to find a therapist or ...
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Emerging Findings Reveal the Pandemic's Impact on Youth
In the news this past week, the pandemic’s effect on young people has been a hot topic. Here’s a ...
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Mental Health Crisis
What to Do in a Mental Health Crisis Everyone hopes they’ll never experience or witness a mental ...
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How to Know Whether You Need Emergency Care or Routine Care
The Differences Between Emergency, Inpatient, and Outpatient Mental Health Care Sometimes it can be ...
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Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy
Antidepressants During Pregnancy – What the Current Science Says For years, the decision about ...
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Therapist vs Counselor
The Differences Between Different Types of Mental Health Care Providers Deciding whether to see a ...
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How to Know if You Should Seek Mental Health Care
Mental and behavioral health are receiving more attention than ever before, but many people are ...
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What Hurricane Ian Might Mean for Your Mental Health
For a large swath of the American population, hurricane season is just another part of life during ...
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What to Expect During Your First Couples Therapy Session
Choosing to attend couples therapy can be a nerve-wracking decision. But the actual sessions don’t ...
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Our Favorite Ways to Recuperate After Online Therapy
If you’ve ever had a particularly rough therapy session, you probably know what a “therapy ...
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Online vs. In-Person Therapy – How to Choose the Right Option for You
In recent years, the world of online therapy has come a long way. But in-person therapy is still ...
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What Do Reproductive Psychiatrists Do for Patients?
Unless you’re well-versed in the world of psychiatry, you may not be aware of the term ...
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Incorporating Diet and Lifestyle Changes into Your Treatment Plan
When it comes to improving your mental health, therapists and doctors often recommend making ...
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The Connection Between Your Gut Health and Your Mind
Whether or not you’re involved in the world of functional medicine, you’ve probably heard people ...
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Functional Medicine – How it Can Help Your Healing Journey
Do you feel like you’ve tried every method of therapy and you’re still not where you want to be, ...
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ADHD Treatment Options – Beyond Adderall and Ritalin
Medications like Adderall are so well-known that they’re almost synonymous with ADHD treatment. But ...
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How Shows like Euphoria Contribute to the Conversation about Mental Health
Since it premiered in 2019, HBO’s drama Euphoria has been a hot-button topic for its gritty subject ...
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Meditation and mindfulness’s role in mental health
Meditation and mindfulness work has come into the mental health spotlight in recent years. If ...
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Information on ADHD’s history and treatment timeline
ADD and ADHD are often confused for one another – or some people might use them interchangeably. ...
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Everything ADHD: Frequently asked questions & sample diagnostic test
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental health disorder that causes hyperactive ...
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Common reasons to seek couples therapy
Every relationship has its struggles and ups and downs. It can be difficult to discern whether a ...
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Why does EMDR therapy work?
EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. Since its development in 1989, more ...
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What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)? And how to treat it?
The autumn shift to daylight savings time often brings an unwelcome guest: seasonal depression. If ...
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Role of supplements in mental health
Mental health is a vital component of overall health and wellbeing. Several factors contribute to ...
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What conditions does EMDR therapy treat?
EMDR is a fairly new, nontraditional form of psychotherapy. You might be wondering whether it’s a ...
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Do you have to be married to seek couples therapy?
For many people, the terms “couples therapy” and “marriage counseling” are synonymous. But not ...
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A look at vitamin B deficiencies in the body
Diseases were initially associated with deficiency of the Vitamin B complex and other vitamins such ...
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What is EMDR therapy? How to know if treatment is right for you
What is EMDR? EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing. It’s a fairly new, ...
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Beneath the Surface of ADHD: The ADHD Iceberg
To understand the ADHD iceberg, first picture an iceberg: a chunk of ice is visible above the ...
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How to find a telepsychiatrist
Remote therapy and telepsychiatry have quickly become more prevalent for handling counseling, ...
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What are the differences between anxiety and panic attacks?
Anxiety and panic attacks are no joke. But when you’re in the middle of an anxious episode or ...
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Myths and facts about depression and Mental Health
Depression is an often-misunderstood mental health condition. There are plenty of misconceptions ...
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Treatment Modalities for ADHD
When it comes to treating ADHD, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach. For the best outcomes, most ...
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Understanding depression
Elizabeth is a 32-year-old mother of two young children with a professional career. Recently, ...
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The many faces of depression
Although depression is a well-recognized mental health condition, not all cases of depression are ...
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Exercise and mental health Wellbeing
"The key to a healthy life is to have a healthy mind."  This proverb isn't just a phrase, but a ...
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How to find the right therapist
So you have decided to begin seeing a therapist. Good for you! Working with a therapist can be one ...
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How to book a psychiatrist appointment Online
Seeing a psychiatrist to manage your medications can be an important part of a mental health ...
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How therapy can support your relationship
Seeing a couple's therapist can feel like a drastic measure in a relationship. But it doesn’t have ...
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Is EFT tapping (Emotional Freedom Technique) for you?
In 1995 Gary Craig introduced a tapping technique called EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique).  EFT ...
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CBD and Medical Marijuana for Mental Health
If you’ve ever struggled with your mental health, you know how difficult it can be to manage the ...
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Can a nurse practitioner diagnose depression?
Building your "village" for tackling mental health challenges is often the first step to breaking ...
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How to manage stress around the holidays
The holidays can be a magical time for family and friends to gather and enjoy each other’s company. ...
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Anxiety and Depression FAQs: Overview What to Know
A lot of people experience anxiety or depression at some point in their lives. These experiences ...
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Therapist vs. Psychiatrist: What To Know
In the mental health world, psychiatry and psychology often tend to overlap. This can make it ...
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How to get the right mental health medication for you?
There are many types of mental health medication(s) available and they tend to work differently for ...
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Mental Health Tip Of The Month
Radical Acceptance We did it, we made it through 2020!! To say that 2020 was unlike any other, is ...
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9 Ways You Can Protect Your Well-Being During the Winter Holidays
Ah, holidays. There’s nothing quite like bonding with your extended family over mashed potatoes and ...
Learn More
The Differences Between Different Kinds of Prescribers
The Differences Between Different Kinds of Prescribers Conversationally, we tend to refer to mental ...
Learn More
Taylor Swift’s New Album Puts Mental Health at Center-Stage
If you listen to music, you’ve probably heard at least a few tracks on Taylor Swift’s new ...
Learn More
Different Kinds of Therapy
While you’re looking for a therapist and starting to navigate the mental health world, you’re bound ...
Learn More
Where to Find a Mental Health Care Provider
Deciding to pursue mental health care is one thing. Knowing where to find a therapist or ...
Learn More
Emerging Findings Reveal the Pandemic's Impact on Youth
In the news this past week, the pandemic’s effect on young people has been a hot topic. Here’s a ...
Learn More
Mental Health Crisis
What to Do in a Mental Health Crisis Everyone hopes they’ll never experience or witness a mental ...
Learn More
How to Know Whether You Need Emergency Care or Routine Care
The Differences Between Emergency, Inpatient, and Outpatient Mental Health Care Sometimes it can be ...
Learn More
Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy
Antidepressants During Pregnancy – What the Current Science Says For years, the decision about ...
Learn More
Therapist vs Counselor
The Differences Between Different Types of Mental Health Care Providers Deciding whether to see a ...
Learn More
What is EMDR therapy? How to know if treatment is right for you
What is EMDR? EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing. It’s a fairly new, ...
Learn More
What are the differences between anxiety and panic attacks?
Anxiety and panic attacks are no joke. But when you’re in the middle of an anxious episode or ...
Learn More
Do you have to be married to seek couples therapy?
For many people, the terms “couples therapy” and “marriage counseling” are synonymous. But not ...
Learn More
Therapist vs. Psychiatrist: What To Know
In the mental health world, psychiatry and psychology often tend to overlap. This can make it ...
Learn More
Can a nurse practitioner diagnose depression?
Building your "village" for tackling mental health challenges is often the first step to breaking ...
Learn More
Is EFT tapping (Emotional Freedom Technique) for you?
In 1995 Gary Craig introduced a tapping technique called EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique).  EFT ...
Learn More
What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)? And how to treat it?
The autumn shift to daylight savings time often brings an unwelcome guest: seasonal depression. If ...
Learn More
Anxiety and Depression FAQs: Overview What to Know
A lot of people experience anxiety or depression at some point in their lives. These experiences ...
Learn More
How to book a psychiatrist appointment Online
Seeing a psychiatrist to manage your medications can be an important part of a mental health ...
Learn More
How Shows like Euphoria Contribute to the Conversation about Mental Health
Since it premiered in 2019, HBO’s drama Euphoria has been a hot-button topic for its gritty subject ...
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Robin Kempner,
Behavioral Health Director

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George Suarez,
Call Center Manager

Beyond The Therapy Session, is a podcast hosted by Robin Kempner and George Suarez, two members of the SohoMD family. Robin is the Behavioral Health Director at SohoMD and is passionate about animals.  George is a call center manager who enjoys basketball and steaks. Through their conversations with guests, they offer their clinical insight and an exploration of the psychiatric perspective across a wide scope of topics. Robin and George bring their distinct points of views with the common goal of dismantling the complexities of mental health and how it is essential when looking to lead a productive healthy and happy life.

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Navigating CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)

In this episode, Robin and George talk about how CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy). They discuss the impact of automatic negative thoughts, which are disruptive and prevent one from reaching their goals. They discuss the genesis of these intrusive thoughts, how they affect one’s life and become habits. Robin and George also discuss some tips, which allow one to identify automatic thoughts such as keeping a journal or a thought log.

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Farewell Erin

In this episode Erin says goodbye to SohoMD as she transitions on a different life path. George and Erin candidly talk about their adventures at SohoMD and their experience hosting this podcast. They introduce Robin Kempner, George's new Co-host. Robin is SohoMD’s Behavioral Health Director and is no a stranger to the show, she is actually the most frequent guest. To George, Erin's departure is bitter sweet, as he wishes farewell and looks forward to his bright future hosting the show with Robin.

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What About Mindfulness

In this episode, Erin and George have an insightful conversation about mindfulness. They discuss the different definitions of this practice, which can be resumed to the ability to “fully be present”. They also touch on the many ways and techniques to practice mindfulness and its benefits. They share their own experience regarding this amazing practice and they both agree that it is life changing.

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The Difference Between Anxiety and Panic Attacks

In today’s episode of Beyond the Therapy Session, George and Erin discuss the topic of anxiety. They define anxiety as per the DSM ( Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) and distinguish between generalized anxiety, panic attacks, panic disorders and stress.

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National Couple Appreciation Month with Susan Milstein, PHD

In order to honor “National Couple Appreciation Month”,  (April),  Erin and George converse with Susan Milstein, PHD who is a Human sexuality Education and Certified Health Education Specialist.

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Robin Kempner, SohoMD’s Behavioral Health Director, Talks about Trauma

In this episode, Erin and George talk with the Robin Kempner, SohoMD’s Behavioral Health Director. They have an illuminating conversation about trauma, which is not limited to Post Traumatic stress Disorder (PTSD).

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Improv with Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and Artist Amaka Orji

In this episode Erin and George have a fun conversation with the psychiatric nurse practitioner Amaka Orji, who is also an artist. This is in fact a reunion between friends and colleagues reminiscing about the good old days.

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Functional Medicine with Dr. Bongiorno and Dr. Jospitre

In this episode Erin and George have a profound discussion with the naturopathic doctor, author, lecturer Dr. Peter Bongiorno, and the psychiatrist and co-founder of SohoMD Dr. Jacques Jospitre jr.. The two doctors speak about the relationship between naturopathic and allopathic medicine and how they complement each other.

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Conversation with SohoMD's HR Director, Caroline DeFreitas

In this episode Erin and George have a candid conversation with SohoMD's HR Director, Caroline DeFreitas. Caroline recounts her early days at SohoMD when it was only the three of them, her and the doctors, (Dr. Jospitre and Dr. Ratush).

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Sex with Dr. Ratush

In this episode Erin and George converse with Dr. Edward Ratush, one of the founders of SohoMD, to talk about sex and why he decided to specialize in sex therapy.

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Happy New Year 2022!

In this short episode, Erin and George wish their listeners Happy New Year and share some insights as to what's in store for the second season of Beyond the Therapy Session podcast!

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The Retrospective

George and Erin have a retrospective on the first six episodes of the podcast, highlighting key moments, their experiences, and the future of the show.

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Nutritional Psychiatry with Dr. Uma Naidoo

Dr. Naidoo talks about her journey of integrating psychiatry and nutrition and the art of cooking into her nutritional psychiatry practice.

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The Science of Sleep

Learn the importance of sleep and the elements that can affect the sleep cycle. From drinking a glass of wine before bed to the ideal room temperature.

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Coversation with Dr. Catherine Birndorf

In this episode, Erin and George meet with Dr. Catherine Birndorf, founder of the Motherhood Center in New York City, a hub for perinatal mental health.

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NYC is Now Open

As New York City reopens, we discuss the thoughts and behaviors surrounding the next phase of the “new normal” from different perspectives.

Mental Health Month
Mental Health Month

With the help of four colleagues, Erin and George ask and answer "what does mental health mean to me". We also discuss the importance of mental health maintenance.

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Free Your Mind With Art

SohoSphere | Coloring Books

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Welcome to SohoSphere Coloring Book. Studies have shown that coloring can help with stress relief, as it is a type of art therapy. It can help keep your mind focused and distract you from your stressors. It can bring you into a whole other dimension, a way to express yourself using colors and creativity. Here are some FREE printable coloring pages that you can download and color in times of stress or boredom. Please check back soon for many more fun coloring and worksheet downloads!

Feel free to complete your artwork and tag us @sohoMD on Facebook and/or Instagram, we would love to see your finished pieces!