Christina Eller is a licensed psychotherapist who calls on her experience in private practice Wall Street
Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York, NY
I believe any relationship no matter what stage can experience highs and lows, & that it’s completely “normal” to seek guidance. My approach to treating couples is unique simply because each family & relationship is unique. From couples who need a "tune up" or who are in crisis while dating, engaged, married or have blended families, to those w/ 1 or multiple children, I use The Gottman Method, an is evidence-based methodology where results are profound & demonstrate powerful implications.
I used CBT as my approach to treating patients struggling with depression. This method helps patients tune into their internal dialogue in order to change maladaptive thinking patterns. It also challenges a depressive person's assumptions and beliefs and helps patients learn how to change their thinking to be more realistic and thus lead to feeling better.
For anxiety, CBT addresses negative patterns and distortions in the way we look at the world and ourselves. CBT strategies include things like questioning fearful thoughts, slowly trying out new or different activities, and using your senses to ground yourself in the present. Research demonstrates it to be effective in the treatment of panic disorder, phobias, social anxiety disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder, among many other conditions.
My approach to treating families and couples is unique simply because each family and relationship is unique. From couples who are seeking a tune up or in crisis while dating, engaged, married and/or blended to those with one or multiple children, I apply a new systems theory & mode of therapy, The Gottman Method with my patients which has profound and powerful implications.