DR. GUTTMAN’S BLOG
4 tools to help you manage your daily expectations and stay positive.
5 techniques to help you achieve an increased sense of empowerment.
6 techniques to help you develop a more hopeful outlook.
Find out how Hope, Empowerment, Adaptation and Resilience Can Help You Grow
Identifying positive reinforcers and accepting self-praise.
Why it’s easy to start and much harder to close.
Understanding the dangers of playing chess and guessing
Start small and work your way up the mountain of fears.
Learn to say no and put yourself first.
Seven ways to help you make better choices
Notes on self-confidence and authenticity.
Good communication shouldn’t only be reserved for your therapist’s couch.
For most of my life, I was guilty of chasing happiness too. But after about five years doing a deep dive into some of this literature on happiness, I realized that our culture’s gold standard definition of “happy” doesn’t match up to the history and research.
Learn 3 Techniques to Help You Lessen its Influence
Learn 7 ways to improve your frustration tolerance and become more patient
Coping Tips For Staying Home And Embracing The Unknown With Optimism
72% of US adults are practicing social distancing and self-quarantining
Taking Critical Steps to Social Distance and Self-Care to Help Stem The Spread of the COVID-19 Virus
6 Tips to Stay Calm and Mentally Healthy
Most couples start having children in the third year and after the fourth year of marriage the quality of marriage starts to decline.
Over 46% of U.S. Adults feel lonely and social isolation is considerably higher in the winter months
Is chasing happiness a realistic goal?
It’s not all about flowers and chocolate.
Frequently, my clients talk to me about how they overthink many problems or over-analyze a situation. People do this because they engage in something that I call “preemptive coping.”
As a clinical psychologist, my mission is to help people realize the kind of life satisfaction and inherent lovability that’s dependent on no one but themselves to sustain it. I know this is possible because it’s a theory that I have researched and developed from...
“How come the world doesn’t see things through my eyes?” These are astute words on a painting that has been hanging in my office for the last 15 years (penned by a, then, 17-year-old beautiful, artistic client of mine). Those words resonated deeply with me and made me...
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Already having trouble tackling your work goals for 2019? Dr. Guttman shares her top tips for getting things done.
The key in attempting to cultivate emotional intelligence is the importance of listening and not talking. When people feel like they are having difficulty with a social skill, their insecurities bring them to talk more. So, when people are insecure about something,...
I’m often asked about what my personal self-care routine is for maintaining my mental health. I’m happy to share, although, I encourage you to develop a self-care routine that is unique to you. It’s essential for people to live with their own authenticity and I don’t...
In my practice, lack of self-confidence is a significant issue. A lot of people come to me because they have low self-confidence and are disappointed with themselves and their behavior. If a lack of self-confidence is something you struggle with, I want to give you some tasks that should help reduce your feelings of low self-confidence.
A lot of people find it hard to concentrate, so you are not alone. They complain of low concentration and they wonder what they should do. There are a few things I can recommend if you’re struggling with low concentration. 1. Keep your stomach satisfied. Hunger is...
One of the greatest problems I see in my patients is they’ve lost the ability to believe that they can accomplish their goals. Then, gradually, they have let go of their goals altogether, leaving them feeling aimless and unproductive. Without a sense of effectiveness...
A lot of my clients really struggle with how to become better at making decisions. Many people delegate decision making to other people in their lives because they don’t want to to take responsibility for a decision that results in a ends negative outcome.