Behavioral Associates is proud to announce Dr. Robert Reiner will be featured in two seminars at the 92Y. The discussions aim to shed light on current and pressing topics in mental health, including internet/gaming addiction and the latest psychological interventions such as neurofeedback and Virtual Reality Therapy. We hope you will be able to [...]
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A phobia is an irrational fear of an object or experience which triggers an anxiety strong enough to interfere with quality of life and daily activities. In this interview, Dr. Robert Reiner, Executive Director and founder of Behavioral Associates, shares how he treats public speaking phobias with Virtual Reality Therapy (VRT) and biofeedback. How common [...]
For as long as I can remember, I have suffered from tension headaches. As a student, they would come on fast and furious while preparing for an exam and later in life before a presentation at work. You could bet on a real “throbber” during life’s difficult times, like transitions, break-ups or when my father [...]
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed behavioral disorder in children. In the case of misdiagnosis, unnecessary medications and incorrect interventions can worsen the situation. While no parent wants to give their child medication they don’t need, children are being prescribed stimulant medication with increasing frequency and urgency. These medications come with [...]
With suicide rates up 24% since 1999, treating depression early on is more important than ever. Specifically, teens suffering from depression often experience suicidal thoughts and behaviors. It is not uncommon for teens and their parents to refuse medication as a viable option for treating depression. This is not surprising, as there have been warnings [...]