Navigating The Emotions of Dating, Relationships, Breakups and Hook Ups with Dr Maddy Ellberger, PhD, LCSW

Dr. Maddy Ellberger, PhD, LCSW, is a therapist who specializes in anxiety, depression, emotional dysregulation, interpersonal difficulties, life transitions, and stress management. As the founder of Downtown Behavioral Wellness in New York City, she has spent nearly ten years helping adults and families navigate their life challenges through a combination of therapeutic approaches including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), and mindfulness-based stress reduction. She joins the show to discuss how to handle the emotions that come with relationships, whether you are single and trying to build self worth outside of a relationship, dating, in a committed relationship, breaking up or heartbroken. We explore attachment theory, hookup culture, acceptance vs. tolerance, how to balance acceptance with the desire to change something, specific skills to use if you are feeling uncomfortable, how to use comparison to your benefit and so much more.

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