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What is EMDR & How Can it help you? {PPD & PPA} – Tara Gregorio



Psychology Today

Beware of Your Self-Fulfilling Prophecy – Psychology Today – October 2021
What to Do If Your Children’s Issues Unearth Your Own – Psychology Today – September 2021
How to Talk to Children About 9/11 – Psychology Today – September 2021
Getting Up When Life Smacks You in the Head – Psychology Today – September 2021
Give Your Child an Exit Interview Before Leaving for College – Psychology Today – August 2021
What Adult Children Need Their Parents to Understand – Psychology Today – June 2021
When Does Teasing Within Families Go Too Far? – Psychology Today – June 2021
How to Connect if You and Your Child Aren’t a Good Fit – Psychology Today – June 2021
What Adult Children Need Their Parents to Understand – Psychology Today – June 2021
8 Lessons You Should Teach Your Children About Relationships – Psychology Today – May 2021
8 Ways Regret Can Lead to Personal Growth – Psychology Today – May 2021
The Ultimate Growth Mindset Exercise – Psychology Today – May 2021
Why This Is a Mother’s Day to Always Remember – Psychology Today – May 2021
The Best Tip for Living a Meaningful Life – Psychology Today – April 2021
10 Vital Life Lessons From 30 Years of Exercising – Psychology Today – April 2021
COVID and the Urgency of Parenting with Emotional Intelligence – Psychology Today – April 2021
The Intrigue of Revenge Fantasies – Psychology Today – April 2021
This Is Your Teenager’s Brain on COVID – Psychology Today – March 2021
Coping with Our Thoughts and Feelings Following Mass Shootings – Psychology Today – March 2021
Why Practicing Self-Love Isn’t Optional but Necessary – Psychology Today – March 2021
6 Tips for Making Difficult Decisions – Psychology Today – March 2021
The Risks of Cannabis Use for Youth During COVID – Psychology Today – March 2021
14 Strategies for Building Confidence in Your Children – Psychology Today – March 2021
A Letter to Your Anxious Mind – Psychology Today – February 2021
The Power of Self-Love and Self-Compassion – Psychology Today – February 2021
Experts Answer 8 Critical Questions Regarding Racism Part 2 – Psychology Today – February 2021
Experts Answer 8 Critical Questions About Racism Part 1 – Psychology Today – February 2021
Stop Preaching Happiness, Gratitude, and Positive Affirmations – Psychology Today – February 2021
15 Ways We Beat Ourselves Up – Psychology Today – January 2021
What First Responders Teach Us About Cumulative Stress – Psychology Today – January 2021
7 Ways to Teach Compassion and Advocacy to Your Kids – Psychology Today – January 2021
The Most Important Step You Can Take to Eradicate Racism – Psychology Today – January 2021
22 Questions to Ensure That You Are Making Each Day Count – Psychology Today – January 2021
Why Do You Overeat? – Psychology Today – January 2021
The #1 Thing to Do to Set Yourself Up for a Better Year – Psychology Today – December 2020
The Most Important Parenting Skill to Take into the New Year – Psychology Today – December 2020
Gratitude for Your Dysfunctional Family Builds a Growth Mindset – Psychology Today – December 2020
10 Mindful Lessons to Transform Your Relationships – Psychology Today – December 2020
What to Do When Parents Don’t Meet Your Emotional Needs – Psychology Today – December 2020
26 Positive Affirmations to Empower You Now – Psychology Today – November 2020
How to Negotiate with Family Members During the Holidays – Psychology Today – November 2020
Fostering Gratitude in Your Children – Psychology Today – November 2020
How to Tame Your Anxious Mind – Psychology Today – November 2020
25 Ways Toward a Growth Mindset – Psychology Today – November 2020
12 Mindfulness Life Lessons for Kids Around Mask Wearing – Psychology Today – October 2020
Halloween Is Breeding Anxiety for Kids and Teens Socially – Psychology Today – October 2020
Mindful Parenting with Halloween Candy – Psychology Today – October 2020
Practicing Gratitude Is More Important Now Than Ever – Psychology Today – October 2020

Mentions on Psychology Today

Metaphor Is a Shortcut on the Path to Mindfulness – Psychology Today – July 2018
Parents, Cyber-Sex, and Children – The shocking things kids discover about their parent’s social media – Psychology Today – February 2018


Articles in Other Publications

Communicating with Anyone Anywhere at Anytime – Win Summit – November 2019
Why Avoiding Anxiety Makes it Worse, and What to do Instead – Anxiety Relief Project – July 2019
How Our Society is Creating Anxious Kids: The Challenges for Parents – Thrive Global – October 2018
Why I’m Unfortunately Not Surprised by More Incidences of School Violence – Hey Sigmund – December 2017
How To Negotiate with Family Members During the Holidays – for Win Summit – December 2017
The growing teen epidemic: Stress – The Hill – April 2017
How Would You React If You Found Out You Were Dying? – Hey Sigmund – September 2015
Helping Kids & Teens to Gain Control Over Their Overeating – Hey Sigmund – Jul 2015
6 Tips for Making BEST Decisions – Hey Sigmund – June 2015
Talk Therapy Can Help Harrison Heal, Say Experts – Harrison Daily Voice – February 2015


Publications in Professional Journals

  • Maidenberg, M. P. (2016). Childhood, Adolescent, and Teenage Obesity: Recommendations for Community Initiatives in Central Harlem. Health and Social Work, 41(2): 85-91. doi: 10.1093/hsw/hlw012.
  • Maidenberg, M. P. (2004). Ethics: Asserting myself: Do I dare? Competence & confidence as a new social worker or student. The New Social Worker, 11(3), 4-5.
  • Maidenberg, M. P. (2004). Considerations in supervision: Conducting child sexual abuse survivor groups. The Clinical Supervisor, 22(2), 81-97.
  • Maidenberg, M. P., & Heft-Laporte, H. (July, 2002). Continuing education: Evaluating, assessing & meeting the needs of our members. Currents of the New York City Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, 45(8), 4, 9.
  • Maidenberg, M. P., & Golick, T. (2001). Developing or enhancing interdisciplinary programs: A model for teaching collaboration. Professional Development in Social Work: The International Journal of Continuing Social Work Education, 4(2), 15-24.
  • Maidenberg, M. P. (September, 2001). Why participate in continuing education? Currents of the New York City Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, 14(1), 1, 8.

In the News – Mentions – Media Appearances

With COVID surging again, here are eight tips to help with your Omicron anxiety – Los Angeles Times – December 2021
The Halloween Candy You Give Out Reveals How Much You Care About Status – HuffPost – October 2021
Why You Should Stop Calling Things You Enjoy ‘Guilty Pleasures’ – Live Strong – July 2021
Why Weight Loss has Little to Do with the Diet you Choose – Bea Better Eating – January 2021
Why I’m Basically Addicted to Donating My Hair – Shape – October 2020
Experts Explain How Lunchboxes Can Help Picky Eaters, Even at Home – Romper – September 2020
How Global Teams Can Play All Out to Win – Go Virtual Assistance – May 2020
6 Ways to Bring More Gratitude into Your Life – Live Strong – June 2020
How to Deal with Job-Search Depression – New York Times – January 2019
7 Reasons Your Gym Buddy Is Totally Awesome – Live Strong – January 2019
Interview with ACBS Member Michelle Maidenberg – Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) – January 2019
12 Things Middle Children Need to Watch Out For – Reader’s Digest – August 2018
Inspiration Behind Thru My Eyes – Sanctuary Magazine – February 2018
Ways you could be setting your child up for a weight problem – Desert News – May 2017
Mindful Eating for Your Family – WebMD – June 2016
Coping With Creepy Clown Scares and Other Threats – U.S. News – October 2016
Teaching Children About Mindful Eating – New York Family – August 2016
Single and looking? You’ll need a support group, too – The Washington Post – October 2015
Ask Yourself THESE Questions Every Day to Lose Weight Faster – Prevention – February 2016
Should You Discipline Someone Else’s Child – Parents – August 2015
Are Boys Being Left Behind? – Parent Map – June 2015
When Being Vulnerable Is Important – Good Housekeeping – June 2014
Health Benefits of Holiday Family Get-togethers – My Family Doctor – May 2014
Feeling Blue Can Happen During, after and Even Before Pregnancy – Parenting – May 2014
Parenting After the Death of a Child – Parent Map – May 2014
When Your Child’s Friend Dies – Parents – December 2013
When a Child’s Sibling Dies – Parents – December 2013
When a Child’s Sibling is Sick – Parents – December 2013
Can a workout really make you better in bed? I say definitely yes. And so does my guy. – Cosmopolitan – October 2013
CHANNEL 45 & 76 Health and weight management using Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy – May 2013
Faced up to whatever scares you? Follow our rules to live a bolder, better life. – Fitness – April 2013
Thru My Eyes Nonprofit Organization Creates Professional Videos for the Terminally Ill Who Want to Leave Messages for Loved Ones – Westchester Magazine – April 2013
Perks of Running Solo or Social – Runner’s World – March 2013
Scarsdale’s Thru My Eyes offers goodbyes to last a lifetime – The Scarsdale Inquirer – February 2013
The in-between years: Mature one minute, having a meltdown the next. Welcome to the erratic behavior of a pre-tween. Experts demystify this new phase. – Parents – November 2012
Strength in numbers: Workout partners can help you stay committed to fitness and fun. Here’s what you need to know to form an active pact that works for you. – Experience Life – July 2012
The Name Game – ESPN – December 2011
Making merry: This season, serenity starts at the home. Here’s how to handle five family conflicts that threat to take the happy out of your holidays – Family Circle – December 2011
Sometimes the last thing your friends need is your honest opinion. – LADIES HOME JOURNAL – November 2011
The maybe baby mindset – Women’s Health – October 2011
What gift to bring a child? For a traveling parent, beware acting out of guilt. THE NEW YORK TIMES – January 2011
Very bad behavior: Sure, parents know to expect tantrums and other bratty antics. But biting classmates and annihilating bugs? Find out what to do when your child’s actions start to scare you. – PARENTS – December 2010
Easy, healthy New Year’s resolutions – Family Circle – December 2010
The power of birth order – Parents – October 2010
Risky behavior or typical teen? – The Rivertowns Enterprise – August 2010
The husband whisperer: How understanding your man’s mind can improve your marriage – Woman’s Day­ – June 2010
Gross fun: Why are kids this age attracted to disgusting things? We dug up the dirt and found simple strategies to help you deal. – Parents – May 2010
Get with the program! How to get teens involved in community service – Family Resource NY – April 2010
Go Green – LADIES HOME JOURNAL – April 2010
Ages 11 to 18: Encourage teens to get involved in community service – CAROLINA PARENT – March 2010
Be a Master Multitasker – – March 2010
Hey, mom and dad: Are we cool? Relationships with parents always have room for improvement – CURRENT HEALTH 2 – February 2010
You’ve made your resolutions, here’s how to stick to them – COLLEGE TIMES – January 2010
Dealing with a chatterbox: Why your child won’t stop talking and how to be a good listener – Parenting – June 2009
Project Emotion – Fitness – March 2009
The pros and cons of lending money to a friend or relative and how to do it – THE BALTIMORE SUN – February 2009
Money management secrets of married couples – GOOD HOUSEKEEPING, MAY 2008
Small talk: Want to find out how your child’s day was? These questions will get you the answers you want – PARENTS – April 2008
Benefits of family vacations – SIERRA – March 2008
Are you normal about commitment: Eight “weird” things that are very, very normal – GLAMOUR – January 2008
instein Sleeping – MAXIM – January 2008
How to find time and ways to spend time doing the hobby you love – The New York Times, – December 2007
Successful Socializing: Opening Up the Dialogue with Your Kids – MODERNMOM – October 2007
Health benefits of holiday family get-togethers – FAMILY DOCTOR – October 2007
The Ignored Statistic: Feeling Blue Can Happen During, after and Even Before Pregnancy – PARENTING – October 2007
Parental advice to teenagers who are going on their first date – THE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS – October 2007