People get addicted inadvertently and accidently. They do not set out to make their lives more difficult. It often takes time before they are addicted and even more time before they acknowledge to themselves that they are addicted. They may get addicted to a chemical, for example, alcohol or, more recently, prescription medications, or an activity, for example, internet porn or gambling, or both. In addition, clients with addictions often grapple with other emotional and behavioral issues. They may suffer from low grade depression (dysthymia) and social anxiety. Or they may have an underlying bi-polar disorder. Finally, they frequently have interpersonal issues. Fortunately, Institute therapists can help clients learn a variety of evidence-based techniques to better manage such multiple, interacting problems.
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AEI NewsAnnouncement from Kristene A. Doyle, Ph.D. Director of the Albert Ellis Institute
In accordance with the mission of the Albert Ellis Institute to promote emotional and behavioral health through research, practice and training of mental health professionals in the use of Rational-Emotive and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (RE&CBT) as a comprehensive, evidence-based psychotherapy, the Institute is pleased to announce the next phase of expansion by the launch of two new treatment and research centers. For more information, please visit:
Eating Disorders Treatment and Research Center (EDTRC)
Center for the Treatment and Research of Obsessive-Compulsive & Related Disorders
Group PsychotherapyAnger Management Group
Wednesdays ● 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Leaders: Ray DiGiuseppe, Ph.D., Kimberly Alexander, M.S. and Thomas Kelly, M.S.
For more information, or to schedule a screening, please call (212) 535-0822.