Hey! I'm Bernie, a proud member of the LGBTQIA+ community, practicing psychotherapy in a virtual environment!
Mental Health Counselor in Brooklyn, NY
Supervised by Lillyana Morales, LMHC, NPI: 1053891861
I enjoy exploring different mindfulness techniques like deep/belly breathing, body scanning, meditation and acceptance of thoughts and feelings. I like to incorporate mindfulness exercises in group and one-on-one settings. These types of techniques have been proven effective for managing symptoms of anxiety and panic.
The Gottman Method is a therapeutic approach to couples therapy that includes a thorough assessment of the relationship and integrates the research-based intervention, the Sound Relationship House Theory, into treatment. The method (and Sound Relationship House Theory) is based on the research findings of John Gottman’s in depth studies of married couples. The Gottman Method emphasizes the importance of building a strong “friendship system,” believing that investing energy in building a positive
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a classic talk therapy technique that helps increase awareness of negative thinking in order to better handle challenging situations. In addition to helping those with mental health disorders (such as anxiety or depression), CBT is also helpful for anyone who is looking to learn how to manage stressful situations. Therapists that use CBT often have a structured program, which involves a set number of sessions.