Treatment for College Students and Young Adults
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College Student Counseling
College Students/Young Adults
Many universities provide short-term counseling. If you are in need of more comprehensive treatment or wish to pursue treatment in a setting removed from your school, American Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Dr. Taitz has expertise in treating problems including academic difficulties (test anxiety, difficulty with time management), relationship stress, binge eating, anorexia, difficulty managing emotions and impulses, substance use, perfectionism, insomnia, and depression.
Jenny L. Taitz, Psy.D., Director of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program, Clinician, graduated Magna Cum Laude from New York University and earned her doctorate in clinical psychology at Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology. Dr. Taitz completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the American Institute for Cognitive Therapy. She completed a pre-doctoral fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine where she specialized in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for co-morbid substance use and personality disorders and Behavioral Health. As an intensively trained DBT clinician, Dr. Taitz incorporates mindfulness, acceptance, and motivational enhancement with traditional cognitive behavioral therapy. In addition to treating a diverse range of problems such as depression, generalized anxiety disorder, eating disorders, panic disorder, specific phobias, social phobia and borderline personality disorder, she also provides psychotherapy to patients with medical problems. Dr. Taitz has compassion and understanding for young adults struggling in academic settings with perfectionism, procrastination, inattention, anxiety, eating disorders, avoidance, and substance use. She enjoys teaching her patients tangible tools to get unstuck. Her research has focused on the efficacy of a self-administered mindfulness intervention and mechanisms of change in mindfulness treatments. Dr. Taitz is an adjunct clinical supervisor in the clinical psychology doctoral program at Yeshiva University and a regular contributor to the Urban Mindfulness blog. Dr. Taitz is currently completing a popular audience book on managing emotions for people who struggle with emotional eating.
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