Mindfulness Therapy in Princeton and New York City

Dr. Anna Breytman

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Dr. Anna Breytman

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Mindfulness Therapy

Mindfulness based approach to treatment was originally introduced by Jon Kabat-Zinn for the treatment of various medical conditions. It has since been applied and evaluated for the treatment of chronic depression, anxiety and stress reduction with a great deal of efficacy. Like traditional cognitive treatments, MBCT recognizes the interplay of thoughts, emotions and bodily sensations. It teaches an individual to focus on acceptance of one’s troubling thoughts rather than attachment or reactivity. By encouraging a new relationship with one’s experiences and thoughts, mindfulness based techniques help to reduce or eliminate rumination and negative thinking. Additionally, it facilitates self-regulation of emotion and mood. Practices based in mindfulness techniques are an important element of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction treatment.

Mindfulness teaches practical skills to cope with one’s physical and psychological symptoms. It can also assist in dealing with life’s on-going challenges. Inherent in mindfulness practices, is a wealth of psychological benefits. This is evidenced by extensive scientific studies carried out since the introduction of mindfulness techniques in the 1970s.

Mindfulness practice is effective in:

  • Diminishing judgment and self-criticism
  • Reducing the intensity of feelings, worries and ruminations
  • Relating to one’s life experiences in a more adaptive manner
  • Reducing relapse with chronic conditions, such as depression
  • Improving the quality of one’s life experience

Call today for an appointment:

Phone: 201.694.2129
Please leave a message or email:
annabreytman@cbtofnyc.com
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Two Office Locations:

New Jersey office location:
92 Nassau Street, 4th Floor
Princeton, NJ 08542

New York City, Manhattan,
Upper West Side:

140 West 86 Street, Suite 1B2
New York, NY 10024

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