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New York City Therapist, EMDR Therapist, Psychotherapist + Consultant


Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

Therapist & Psychotherapist in NYC, KIM SEELBREDE, LCSW practices Psychotherapy, EMDR Therapy, Life Coaching in Manhattan and is a Stress Reduction & Relationship Expert in New York City. Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, CBT & DBT Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR Therapy, Couples Therapy, Relationship Expert Advice, Panic Disorder Specialist, Clinical Supervision, Stress Expert and Anxiety Therapist, Depression Therapy, Addiction Expert in NYC, Eating Disorders Expert, Self-esteem Psychotherapist, Relationships & Psychologist in Manhattan, New York City, Connecticut, Westchester, South Hampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor. Advice, wisdom,  blogging, blog for mental health, stress, self-care, meditation, mindfulness, girl & female empowerment, beauty advice, anti-aging, hormone and health support, mood and anxiety help, lifestyle problems, gay and lesbian issues, power of intention, positivity, positive psychology, education, rehab resources, recovery support for individuals and families, abuse victims, neurobiology news, coping skills for self-harm and substance abuse, food as medicine, nutrition coaching, sexuality concerns, sex expert, sexuality, sex therapy, menopause, PMS, postpartum depression referrals.

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New York City Therapist, EMDR Therapist, Psychotherapist + Consultant


Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

Therapist & Psychotherapist in NYC, KIM SEELBREDE, LCSW practices Psychotherapy, EMDR Therapy, Life Coaching in Manhattan and is a Stress Reduction & Relationship Expert in New York City. Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, CBT & DBT Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR Therapy, Couples Therapy, Relationship Expert Advice, Panic Disorder Specialist, Clinical Supervision, Stress Expert and Anxiety Therapist, Depression Therapy, Addiction Expert in NYC, Eating Disorders Expert, Self-esteem Psychotherapist, Relationships & Psychologist in Manhattan, New York City, Connecticut, Westchester, South Hampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor. Advice, wisdom,  blogging, blog for mental health, stress, self-care, meditation, mindfulness, girl & female empowerment, beauty advice, anti-aging, hormone and health support, mood and anxiety help, lifestyle problems, gay and lesbian issues, power of intention, positivity, positive psychology, education, rehab resources, recovery support for individuals and families, abuse victims, neurobiology news, coping skills for self-harm and substance abuse, food as medicine, nutrition coaching, sexuality concerns, sex expert, sexuality, sex therapy, menopause, PMS, postpartum depression referrals.

About Kim

Integrative Therapist, EMDR Specialist, Coach + Consultation Therapist

Kim Seelbrede, LCSW is a licensed psychotherapist and consultation therapist in private practice in New York City. Her approach is integrative which means that she is trained to use many different modalities within sessions. She has extensive training and experience providing therapy services to adolescents, adults, couples and families in Manhattan. Kim's nature is curious, non-judgmental and compassionate; her psychotherapy and consultation practice reflects her core values of respect, integrity and kindness, as well as offering a flexible and eclectic approach to treating psychological symptoms. Kim has received Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy training and tends to see conflicts and personal challenges through this lens, however she is able to use a variety of other psychology and mind-body techniques as needed. Because insight and awareness into one's patterns and conflicts may not always lead to change, she has found that integrating practical tools and skills into sessions can support desired growth and behavioral change. In addition to her relational and interpersonal training, she uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or CBT, Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills or DBT, Solution-Focused techniques, EMDR Therapy and Mindfulness, group therapy and weekend intensives as needed. In her counseling work with couples, she enjoys using her training with The Gottman Institute as well as Solution-Focused Therapy and Non-Violent Communication (NVC). Kim Seelbrede provides clinical supervision to new therapists working towards licensure as well as those building their private practices. Kim Seelbrede has been a student of psychology for decades and has enjoyed learning and gaining new skills from a variety of traditional and cutting-edge disciplines. She enjoys the creativity of weaving various modalities into her work with clients. She uses her blog LifeFix Rx for educational purposes and to reach those who might not have access to mental health information. She consults with clients in person and worldwide via phone or online videoconferencing.

Psychotherapy

  • Individual Psychotherapy 
  • Clinical Consultations
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Psychotherapy

Coaching

  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transition Support
  • Peak Performance Coaching
  • Chronic Illness Support

Relationships

  • Relationship Counseling
  • Couples Therapy 
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Divorce + Dating

Meditation

  • Mindfulness
  • Meditation 101
  • Stress Reduction
  • Guided Imagery

Integrative Therapy

  • EMDR Therapy
  • Brainspotting
  • CBT + DBT Skills
  • Interpersonal + Relational

Distance

  • Life Coaching
  • Video Conferencing
  • Thera + Coaching
  • Private Practice Building

What to Expect

Problems, challenges and long-standing difficulties are rarely resolved as quickly as people would like. Quick fixes, so to speak, are rare. Some problem behaviors can and should be addressed immediately. I believe in an integrated approach to solving psychological issues. that addresses the root cause of the problem as well as offering strategies that change maladaptive thoughts and behaviors.  I am able to provide both short-term therapy such as solution-focused treatment or coaching as well as long-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy that works to resolve conflicts, obstacles and dynamics that interfere with leading a vital and fulfilling life. I am motivated to help my clients achieve their goals as quickly as possible within reason. Some individuals have longstanding difficulties that may require a longer course of treatment.  A consultation and assessment is the best way to determine client needs.

My Mission as a Therapist

  • To help clients have more satisfying relationships both personal and professional
  • To help clients gain the necessary insight and self-awareness for change to occur
  • To help clients recognize and break through obstacles, negative patterns and self-defeating behaviors
  • To provide clients with practical skills and support to improve their lives
  • To help clients improve their emotional and psychological well being and find balance in their lives
  • To support clients through challenging situations or times of transition and change

Expertise

  • Anxiety - Panic attacks, fear, excessive worry, phobias, obsessive-compulsive behaviors
  • Depression - Major Depression, Dysthymia, Bipolar Disorder, sadness, irritability, social withdrawal, hopelessness, sleep disturbances, guilt, lack of desire, poor concentration.
  • Eating Disorders - Compulsion to eat or not eat as well as other disturbances in body image and thoughts, beliefs and behaviors affecting physical and mental health.
  • Addictions - Destructive coping skills and compulsions to engage in specific activities despite negative consequences to one’s health, mental state, career, family and social life as well as co-occurring or underlying mental health problems such as ADD, anxiety, trauma and depression that may have led to the reliance on substances or problem behaviors
  • Recovery - Support for individuals in all stages of recovery from addictions, alcohol, eating disorders, anxiety, depression and trauma (pre-rehab, post-rehab or residential step-down support), wellness planning, practicing new habits, maintenance and self-care
  • Life Changes - Transitions in the life cycle that cause emotional, psychological and physical challenges (new relationships, marriage, birth of a child, aging, ending relationships, separation, divorce, career or job struggles, death of loved one, becoming sober or challenges to maintaing sobriety 
  • Celebrity mental health expert
  • Trauma - Sexual, physical and verbal abuse, repeating family dynamics, violence, witnessing or involvement in crime, catastrophic events, rape, accidents
  • Sexual Disorders - Difficulty during any stage of the sexual act (desire, arousal, orgasm, resolution) that prevents or limits the enjoyment of healthy sexual activity, either alone or in the context of relationships
  • Creativity and Success - Blocks in writing, creating and producing, repetitive patterns of self-sabotage and self-defeating patterns, perfectionism, fear of failure, fear of success, neurotic undoing
  • Communication Difficulties and Relationship Problems - Difficulties identifying and expressing emotions and feelings, feeling victimized, attacked and blamed, defensiveness,  problems listening or understanding another, feeling easily angered and triggered, frustrations due to not feeling heard or seen, violent or destructive communication patterns, problems with intimacy or maintaining relationships, adult children of alcoholics, family of origin problems 
  • Postpartum, Parenting Issues, Family Problems and Crisis Counseling - Feeling easily frustrated, alone or isolated, overwhelmed and confused, difficulties communicating feelings and needs, exhaustion, helping a loved-one get sober, mental health issues affecting family members
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Psychotherapy in New York City, Manhattan Therapy


Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

Psychotherapy, EMDR + Consultation Therapy

Therapist & Psychotherapist NYC, Kim Seelbrede is a licensed psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist and Relationship Expert in New York City, psychological counseling, CBT & DBT Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR Therapy, Couples Therapy, Relationship Expert Advice, Panic Disorder Specialist, Clinical Supervision, Private Practice Building Consultations, Stress Expert. Kim Seelbrede is a New York City anxiety therapist, depression therapist, addictions specialist, eating disorders expert, self-esteem psychotherapist, relationship intensive marathon sessions, coaching, executive coaching, in Manhattan, New York City, Connecticut, Westchester, South Hampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor. In her blog Life Fix Rx she provides expert advice, wisdom, psychological help, blog for mental health, stress, self-care, meditation, mindfulness, girl & female empowerment, beauty advice, anti-aging, hormone and health support, mood and anxiety help, lifestyle problems, gay and lesbian issues, power of intention, positivity, positive psychology, education, rehab resources, recovery support for individuals and families, abuse victims, neurobiology news, coping skills for self-harm and substance abuse, food as medicine, nutrition coaching, sexuality concerns, sex expert, sexuality, sex therapy, menopause, PMS, postpartum depression referrals.

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Psychotherapy in New York City, Manhattan Therapy


Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

Psychotherapy, EMDR + Consultation Therapy

Therapist & Psychotherapist NYC, Kim Seelbrede is a licensed psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist and Relationship Expert in New York City, psychological counseling, CBT & DBT Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR Therapy, Couples Therapy, Relationship Expert Advice, Panic Disorder Specialist, Clinical Supervision, Private Practice Building Consultations, Stress Expert. Kim Seelbrede is a New York City anxiety therapist, depression therapist, addictions specialist, eating disorders expert, self-esteem psychotherapist, relationship intensive marathon sessions, coaching, executive coaching, in Manhattan, New York City, Connecticut, Westchester, South Hampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor. In her blog Life Fix Rx she provides expert advice, wisdom, psychological help, blog for mental health, stress, self-care, meditation, mindfulness, girl & female empowerment, beauty advice, anti-aging, hormone and health support, mood and anxiety help, lifestyle problems, gay and lesbian issues, power of intention, positivity, positive psychology, education, rehab resources, recovery support for individuals and families, abuse victims, neurobiology news, coping skills for self-harm and substance abuse, food as medicine, nutrition coaching, sexuality concerns, sex expert, sexuality, sex therapy, menopause, PMS, postpartum depression referrals.

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Therapy, EMDR Psychotherapy + Clinical Consultations

Kim Seelbrede views many mental health issues such as addictions and eating disorders as symptoms that hold meaning, as such, can be understood and healed when the root of the problem is addressed. As an integrative therapist, she understands the importance of integrating important behavioral interventions into the treatment to further support healing. Individuals enter therapy for a variety of reasons, including the desire to find meaning and purpose in their lives and a search for a deeper connection to self and others. Kim is sensitive, open and respectful of individuals who seek answers to spiritual concerns, which she feels may be the root of much suffering today. To help address developmental and other sources of trauma, Kim Seelbrede is a level II EMDRIA-trained EMDR therapist (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing). EMDR therapy can successfully be used for trauma, attachment deficits, accidents, abuse, losses, anxiety, blocked energy, negative beliefs, physical symptoms, irrational emotions, phobias, addictions, compulsions, performance blocks and painful memories. She uses this modality to unlock the wisdom and innate healing capacity of the mind and body that has been blocked and can be unblocked. Kim Seelbrede is a mind-body practitioner and registered yoga therapist (RYT 200, 500). Consultation sessions are an opportunity to obtain helpful information and education for clients and their families. She is delighted to share her resources and make traditional and complementary/alternative referrals to allied professionals such as therapists, psychologists, internists, psychopharmacologists or psychiatrists.

Additional Information  

As a licensed Psychotherapist & Consultant working with individuals in a variety of professional, entrepreneurial and executive positions including entertainment, performance and wellness, I strive to help my clients create work and life balance, manage stress and difficult decisions, enjoy healthier relationships and find clarity of purpose in their lives. Many of the people with whom I work are intelligent, creative and accomplished, but struggle with relationships, anxiety, self-doubt, eating disorders, addictions, depression and emptiness, and feel that they could benefit from self-inquiry and support.  I have multiple areas of specialization including work with mental health professionals, professional supervision, physicians, college students, artists, creatives, celebrities, talented and gifted individuals, parents and couples.  An additional focus and area of expertise in my work is helping clients who struggle with symptoms related to developmental trauma, attachment difficulties and PTSD. I've had great success using EMDR and other somatic therapies for symptom relief and trauma resolution.  I enjoy incorporating a variety of modalities into my private practice, including relaxation and breathing techniques, guided imagery and yoga philosophy along with traditional treatment approaches such psychodynamic and interpersonal psychotherapy, solution-focused therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy or CBT, DBT therapy skills, Mindfulness and EMDR therapy. As a clinician with an integrative, holistic philosophy, I believe that sound emotional well-being is strongly influenced by healthy relationships, nutrition, exercise, sleep, creative outlets, thought patterns, self-care, spirituality and a healthy balance of work and play. 

As a former Miss USA, I am someone who understands the unique challenges, demands and struggles of celebrities and talented individuals and therefore have a special interest in celebrity mental health. My own personal life experiences and unique training enables me to provide the mentoring, support and guidance that high-profile clients benefit from the most. I engage clients with collaboration, insight, curiosity, sensitivity, solution and change-oriented approaches and sometimes a healthy dose of humor.  I also welcome individuals who could simply benefit from ongoing support or mentoring. 

I enjoy blogging and providing relevant and helpful emotional, physical and mental health information in an effort to reach those who might not otherwise have access to psychological help, counseling or therapy. As a registered yoga therapist RYT 200 + 500 level, I enjoy writing about whatever I may stumble upon that is yoga, meditation and mindfulness related. Therapy, Coaching & Consultation Psychotherapy in Manhattan, or when appropriate, online via telephone Skype or a HIPPA compliant service.

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Relationships, Counseling + Couples Therapy in NYC


Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

Couples Therapy + Relationship Counseling

Therapist & Psychotherapist NYC, Kim Seelbrede is a licensed psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist and Relationship Expert in New York City, psychological counseling, CBT & DBT Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR Therapy, Couples Therapy, Relationship Expert Advice, Panic Disorder Specialist, Clinical Supervision, Private Practice Building Consultations, Stress Expert. Kim Seelbrede is a New York City anxiety therapist, depression therapist, addictions specialist, eating disorders expert, self-esteem psychotherapist, relationship intensive marathon sessions, coaching, executive coaching, in Manhattan, New York City, Connecticut, Westchester, South Hampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor. In her blog Life Fix Rx she provides expert advice, wisdom, psychological help, blog for mental health, stress, self-care, meditation, mindfulness, girl & female empowerment, beauty advice, anti-aging, hormone and health support, mood and anxiety help, lifestyle problems, gay and lesbian issues, power of intention, positivity, positive psychology, education, rehab resources, recovery support for individuals and families, abuse victims, neurobiology news, coping skills for self-harm and substance abuse, food as medicine, nutrition coaching, sexuality concerns, sex expert, sexuality, sex therapy, menopause, PMS, postpartum depression referrals.

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Relationships, Counseling + Couples Therapy in NYC


Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

Couples Therapy + Relationship Counseling

Therapist & Psychotherapist NYC, Kim Seelbrede is a licensed psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist and Relationship Expert in New York City, psychological counseling, CBT & DBT Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR Therapy, Couples Therapy, Relationship Expert Advice, Panic Disorder Specialist, Clinical Supervision, Private Practice Building Consultations, Stress Expert. Kim Seelbrede is a New York City anxiety therapist, depression therapist, addictions specialist, eating disorders expert, self-esteem psychotherapist, relationship intensive marathon sessions, coaching, executive coaching, in Manhattan, New York City, Connecticut, Westchester, South Hampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor. In her blog Life Fix Rx she provides expert advice, wisdom, psychological help, blog for mental health, stress, self-care, meditation, mindfulness, girl & female empowerment, beauty advice, anti-aging, hormone and health support, mood and anxiety help, lifestyle problems, gay and lesbian issues, power of intention, positivity, positive psychology, education, rehab resources, recovery support for individuals and families, abuse victims, neurobiology news, coping skills for self-harm and substance abuse, food as medicine, nutrition coaching, sexuality concerns, sex expert, sexuality, sex therapy, menopause, PMS, postpartum depression referrals.

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Relationships, Partnerships + Couples

Life, for most of us,  involves interpersonal contact and relationships, all kinds of relationships. Connecting with family members, employers, colleagues, friends, children, significant others, ourselves, and so on,  can be challenging for many. Some relationships are easier for people to manage than others. Couples therapy or relationship counseling is designed to help clients work through relationship and communication problems and create or reconnect to love, respect and emotional closeness. Helping high-functioning couples listen for and understand the emotional needs of the other, Kim Seelbrede has received relationship training from The Gottman Institute as well as Emotionally Focused Therapy and Non Violent Communication or NVC. 

Some individuals benefit from individual sessions without their partner to help them work on their relationship needs before working with a couples therapist. Kim Seelbrede counsels individuals and couples in various stages of relationships including: pre-marital therapy, married, committed and partnered, as well as those considering separation, divorce, newly-single or dating again. Sessions are available weekly, bi-monthly or as weekend intensives in her Manhattan-based office or via Skype.  

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EMDR Therapy in New York City


Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

EMDR Therapy

 

Therapist & Psychotherapist NYC, Kim Seelbrede is a licensed psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist and Relationship Expert in New York City, psychological counseling, CBT & DBT Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR Therapy, Couples Therapy, Relationship Expert Advice, Panic Disorder Specialist, Clinical Supervision, Private Practice Building Consultations, Stress Expert. Kim Seelbrede is a New York City anxiety therapist, depression therapist, addictions specialist, eating disorders expert, self-esteem psychotherapist, relationship intensive marathon sessions, coaching, executive coaching, in Manhattan, New York City, Connecticut, Westchester, South Hampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor. In her blog Life Fix Rx she provides expert advice, wisdom, psychological help, blog for mental health, stress, self-care, meditation, mindfulness, girl & female empowerment, beauty advice, anti-aging, hormone and health support, mood and anxiety help, lifestyle problems, gay and lesbian issues, power of intention, positivity, positive psychology, education, rehab resources, recovery support for individuals and families, abuse victims, neurobiology news, coping skills for self-harm and substance abuse, food as medicine, nutrition coaching, sexuality concerns, sex expert, sexuality, sex therapy, menopause, PMS, postpartum depression referrals.

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EMDR Therapy in New York City


Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

EMDR Therapy

 

Therapist & Psychotherapist NYC, Kim Seelbrede is a licensed psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist and Relationship Expert in New York City, psychological counseling, CBT & DBT Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR Therapy, Couples Therapy, Relationship Expert Advice, Panic Disorder Specialist, Clinical Supervision, Private Practice Building Consultations, Stress Expert. Kim Seelbrede is a New York City anxiety therapist, depression therapist, addictions specialist, eating disorders expert, self-esteem psychotherapist, relationship intensive marathon sessions, coaching, executive coaching, in Manhattan, New York City, Connecticut, Westchester, South Hampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor. In her blog Life Fix Rx she provides expert advice, wisdom, psychological help, blog for mental health, stress, self-care, meditation, mindfulness, girl & female empowerment, beauty advice, anti-aging, hormone and health support, mood and anxiety help, lifestyle problems, gay and lesbian issues, power of intention, positivity, positive psychology, education, rehab resources, recovery support for individuals and families, abuse victims, neurobiology news, coping skills for self-harm and substance abuse, food as medicine, nutrition coaching, sexuality concerns, sex expert, sexuality, sex therapy, menopause, PMS, postpartum depression referrals.

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EMDR Therapy in New York City 

EMDR treatment can be a powerful form of therapy as a stand-alone modality or to augment psychotherapy progress. Kim Seelbrede offers this effective intervention to alleviate symptoms related to trauma as well as other distressing symptoms such as: phobias, anxieties, fears, panic disorder, obsessions, depression, eating disorders, medical trauma, insomnia, sexual and emotional abuse, flashbacks, relationship issues, self-defeating patterns, poor self-esteem, accidents, performance problems and triggers for addictions.  This treatment modality is based on neuroscience of the brain and uses bilateral stimulation to process through memory networks and release the emotional charge associated that creates obstacles to your emotional health in your current life.  Compared to traditional forms of cognitive behavioral therapy or CBT, EMDR has proven to be extremely effective in treating even the most problematic issues in less time.  Clients utilizing EMDR appear to have less chance of their problems returning in the future after treatment is complete because healing is believed to take place at the level of the nervous system. EMDR is effective for changing negative thought patterns, emotional reactions, entrenched habits and even physical discomfort that people can’t “think" their way out of. EMDR has given clinicians and their clients the ability to essentially reverse all those negative patterns and responses that have developed in your brain, body, and nervous system. Kim Seelbrede is a level II EMDRIA-trained EMDR clinician with a private psychotherapy and consultation practice in Manhattan.

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Depression Treatment + Anxiety Therapy New York City


Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

Depression + Anxiety Treatment

Therapist & Psychotherapist NYC, Kim Seelbrede is a licensed psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist and Relationship Expert in New York City, psychological counseling, CBT & DBT Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR Therapy, Couples Therapy, Relationship Expert Advice, Panic Disorder Specialist, Clinical Supervision, Private Practice Building Consultations, Stress Expert. Kim Seelbrede is a New York City anxiety therapist, depression therapist, addictions specialist, eating disorders expert, self-esteem psychotherapist, relationship intensive marathon sessions, coaching, executive coaching, in Manhattan, New York City, Connecticut, Westchester, South Hampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor. In her blog Life Fix Rx she provides expert advice, wisdom, psychological help, blog for mental health, stress, self-care, meditation, mindfulness, girl & female empowerment, beauty advice, anti-aging, hormone and health support, mood and anxiety help, lifestyle problems, gay and lesbian issues, power of intention, positivity, positive psychology, education, rehab resources, recovery support for individuals and families, abuse victims, neurobiology news, coping skills for self-harm and substance abuse, food as medicine, nutrition coaching, sexuality concerns, sex expert, sexuality, sex therapy, menopause, PMS, postpartum depression referrals.

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Depression Treatment + Anxiety Therapy New York City


Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

Depression + Anxiety Treatment

Therapist & Psychotherapist NYC, Kim Seelbrede is a licensed psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist and Relationship Expert in New York City, psychological counseling, CBT & DBT Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR Therapy, Couples Therapy, Relationship Expert Advice, Panic Disorder Specialist, Clinical Supervision, Private Practice Building Consultations, Stress Expert. Kim Seelbrede is a New York City anxiety therapist, depression therapist, addictions specialist, eating disorders expert, self-esteem psychotherapist, relationship intensive marathon sessions, coaching, executive coaching, in Manhattan, New York City, Connecticut, Westchester, South Hampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor. In her blog Life Fix Rx she provides expert advice, wisdom, psychological help, blog for mental health, stress, self-care, meditation, mindfulness, girl & female empowerment, beauty advice, anti-aging, hormone and health support, mood and anxiety help, lifestyle problems, gay and lesbian issues, power of intention, positivity, positive psychology, education, rehab resources, recovery support for individuals and families, abuse victims, neurobiology news, coping skills for self-harm and substance abuse, food as medicine, nutrition coaching, sexuality concerns, sex expert, sexuality, sex therapy, menopause, PMS, postpartum depression referrals.

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Therapy for Anxiety + Depression

Depression and anxiety are common reasons teens, adolescents and adults seek help and counseling. Therapy and the process of talking with an experienced therapist helps resolve many symptoms. Psychotherapists and psychologists have helpful tools available during sessions and can teach clients coping skills and ways to challenge and change the thoughts, feelings and behaviors that may contribute to anxiety and depression. Understanding the source of the problem doesn't always lead to symptom relief. Kim Seelbrede uses an integrative approach when working with anxiety and mood disorders that includes: psychodynamic psychotherapy, interpersonal therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy or CBT, EMDR therapy, mindfulness and acceptance. For some, a combination of psychotherapy and medication can offer the best results.

Mood disorders include major depression, seasonal affective disorder, postpartum and situational depression as examples. Sometimes therapy alone is enough to resolve symptoms. A combination of interpersonal psychotherapy and cognitive behavioral therapy, and when appropriate, medication, are effective treatments for depression.

Some examples of anxiety disorders include: generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, panic disorder, phobias and obsessive-compulsive disorder. There are a variety of treatment options to help individuals recover from anxiety and may involve an integrated approach such as EMDR therapy, psychoanalytic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and relaxation techniques.

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Consultations, Crisis Counseling + Referrals in NYC


Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

Consultations, Crisis Counseling + Referrals

Therapist & Psychotherapist NYC, Kim Seelbrede is a licensed psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist and Relationship Expert in New York City, psychological counseling, CBT & DBT Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR Therapy, Couples Therapy, Relationship Expert Advice, Panic Disorder Specialist, Clinical Supervision, Private Practice Building Consultations, Stress Expert. Kim Seelbrede is a New York City anxiety therapist, depression therapist, addictions specialist, eating disorders expert, self-esteem psychotherapist, relationship intensive marathon sessions, coaching, executive coaching, in Manhattan, New York City, Connecticut, Westchester, South Hampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor. In her blog Life Fix Rx she provides expert advice, wisdom, psychological help, blog for mental health, stress, self-care, meditation, mindfulness, girl & female empowerment, beauty advice, anti-aging, hormone and health support, mood and anxiety help, lifestyle problems, gay and lesbian issues, power of intention, positivity, positive psychology, education, rehab resources, recovery support for individuals and families, abuse victims, neurobiology news, coping skills for self-harm and substance abuse, food as medicine, nutrition coaching, sexuality concerns, sex expert, sexuality, sex therapy, menopause, PMS, postpartum depression referrals.

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Consultations, Crisis Counseling + Referrals in NYC


Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

Consultations, Crisis Counseling + Referrals

Therapist & Psychotherapist NYC, Kim Seelbrede is a licensed psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist and Relationship Expert in New York City, psychological counseling, CBT & DBT Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR Therapy, Couples Therapy, Relationship Expert Advice, Panic Disorder Specialist, Clinical Supervision, Private Practice Building Consultations, Stress Expert. Kim Seelbrede is a New York City anxiety therapist, depression therapist, addictions specialist, eating disorders expert, self-esteem psychotherapist, relationship intensive marathon sessions, coaching, executive coaching, in Manhattan, New York City, Connecticut, Westchester, South Hampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor. In her blog Life Fix Rx she provides expert advice, wisdom, psychological help, blog for mental health, stress, self-care, meditation, mindfulness, girl & female empowerment, beauty advice, anti-aging, hormone and health support, mood and anxiety help, lifestyle problems, gay and lesbian issues, power of intention, positivity, positive psychology, education, rehab resources, recovery support for individuals and families, abuse victims, neurobiology news, coping skills for self-harm and substance abuse, food as medicine, nutrition coaching, sexuality concerns, sex expert, sexuality, sex therapy, menopause, PMS, postpartum depression referrals.

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Clinical Consultations + Referrals in Manhattan

Kim Seelbrede, a psychotherapist licensed in New York State, offers consultation sessions to individuals and families to help them move through personal and life challenges, a difficult transition or a crisis. Clients benefit from the expertise of working with a clinician who provides a focused, solution-based approach using assessment, education, guidance, advice and resources. One example might be a family member who is struggling with an addiction and/or a mental health issue. Consultations tend to be time-limited and problem or goal-oriented in nature. Therapy consultations allow a client, parent or family member to explore concerns and to make decisions or changes in their lives that move them in a helpful direction. 

The consultation process is an opportunity to speak about a crisis, or problems and concerns in one's current situation. A therapy consultation is a proactive and preventative approach to obtaining guidance and support during a life transition or a challenging situation. What makes this different from ongoing psychotherapy is that the experience is limited -- usually one or two sessions, and is not meant to replace ongoing therapy or counseling.  A consultation can help a client gain supportive advice, insight, perspective, guidance and resources for their particular circumstance.  At the end of the consultation process Kim Seelbrede offers clients an assessment of the situation,  a recommendation for treatment if needed and possible referrals to allied professionals, medical doctors or other psychological services. Because of the nature of the consultation process, clients are offered sessions in Manhattan or via Skype for convenience.

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Stress Management + Mindfulness Expert NYC


Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

Integrative Therapist + Stress Management Expert

Therapist & Psychotherapist NYC, Kim Seelbrede is a licensed psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist and Relationship Expert in New York City, psychological counseling, CBT & DBT Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR Therapy, Couples Therapy, Relationship Expert Advice, Panic Disorder Specialist, Clinical Supervision, Private Practice Building Consultations, Stress Expert. Kim Seelbrede is a New York City anxiety therapist, depression therapist, addictions specialist, eating disorders expert, self-esteem psychotherapist, relationship intensive marathon sessions, coaching, executive coaching, in Manhattan, New York City, Connecticut, Westchester, South Hampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor. In her blog Life Fix Rx she provides expert advice, wisdom, psychological help, blog for mental health, stress, self-care, meditation, mindfulness, girl & female empowerment, beauty advice, anti-aging, hormone and health support, mood and anxiety help, lifestyle problems, gay and lesbian issues, power of intention, positivity, positive psychology, education, rehab resources, recovery support for individuals and families, abuse victims, neurobiology news, coping skills for self-harm and substance abuse, food as medicine, nutrition coaching, sexuality concerns, sex expert, sexuality, sex therapy, menopause, PMS, postpartum depression referrals.

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Stress Management + Mindfulness Expert NYC


Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

Integrative Therapist + Stress Management Expert

Therapist & Psychotherapist NYC, Kim Seelbrede is a licensed psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist and Relationship Expert in New York City, psychological counseling, CBT & DBT Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR Therapy, Couples Therapy, Relationship Expert Advice, Panic Disorder Specialist, Clinical Supervision, Private Practice Building Consultations, Stress Expert. Kim Seelbrede is a New York City anxiety therapist, depression therapist, addictions specialist, eating disorders expert, self-esteem psychotherapist, relationship intensive marathon sessions, coaching, executive coaching, in Manhattan, New York City, Connecticut, Westchester, South Hampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor. In her blog Life Fix Rx she provides expert advice, wisdom, psychological help, blog for mental health, stress, self-care, meditation, mindfulness, girl & female empowerment, beauty advice, anti-aging, hormone and health support, mood and anxiety help, lifestyle problems, gay and lesbian issues, power of intention, positivity, positive psychology, education, rehab resources, recovery support for individuals and families, abuse victims, neurobiology news, coping skills for self-harm and substance abuse, food as medicine, nutrition coaching, sexuality concerns, sex expert, sexuality, sex therapy, menopause, PMS, postpartum depression referrals.

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Integrative Therapy Sessions

As an integrative therapist with a holistic approach to healing, Kim Seelbrede works with individuals and couples from an experiential, intuitive and present-focused, mindfulness perspective. Her approach is creative -- integrating mind-body techniques with the emotional and ancient wisdom of many traditions to create expanded possibilities of healing and growth. As a registered yoga teacher and Reiki practitioner, she regularly recommends a variety of  helpful practices for her clients including referrals for body work such as: acupuncture, craniosacral therapy (CST) and Phoenix Rising Yoga therapy as examples.  Integrative therapy may include some combination of the following: meditation support, mindfulness, breathing techniques, stress response training, guided imagery, somatic psychotherapy and EMDR therapy to help clients strengthen inner resources and develop self-soothing techniques with the goal of a healthier life-balance.

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Addictions Therapy + Rehab Aftercare in New York, NY


Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

Addiction Treatment + Rehab Aftercare

Therapist & Psychotherapist NYC, Kim Seelbrede is a licensed psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist and Relationship Expert in New York City, psychological counseling, CBT & DBT Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR Therapy, Couples Therapy, Relationship Expert Advice, Panic Disorder Specialist, Clinical Supervision, Private Practice Building Consultations, Stress Expert. Kim Seelbrede is a New York City anxiety therapist, depression therapist, addictions specialist, eating disorders expert, self-esteem psychotherapist, relationship intensive marathon sessions, coaching, executive coaching, in Manhattan, New York City, Connecticut, Westchester, South Hampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor. In her blog Life Fix Rx she provides expert advice, wisdom, psychological help, blog for mental health, stress, self-care, meditation, mindfulness, girl & female empowerment, beauty advice, anti-aging, hormone and health support, mood and anxiety help, lifestyle problems, gay and lesbian issues, power of intention, positivity, positive psychology, education, rehab resources, recovery support for individuals and families, abuse victims, neurobiology news, coping skills for self-harm and substance abuse, food as medicine, nutrition coaching, sexuality concerns, sex expert, sexuality, sex therapy, menopause, PMS, postpartum depression referrals.

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Addictions Therapy + Rehab Aftercare in New York, NY


Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

Addiction Treatment + Rehab Aftercare

Therapist & Psychotherapist NYC, Kim Seelbrede is a licensed psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist and Relationship Expert in New York City, psychological counseling, CBT & DBT Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR Therapy, Couples Therapy, Relationship Expert Advice, Panic Disorder Specialist, Clinical Supervision, Private Practice Building Consultations, Stress Expert. Kim Seelbrede is a New York City anxiety therapist, depression therapist, addictions specialist, eating disorders expert, self-esteem psychotherapist, relationship intensive marathon sessions, coaching, executive coaching, in Manhattan, New York City, Connecticut, Westchester, South Hampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor. In her blog Life Fix Rx she provides expert advice, wisdom, psychological help, blog for mental health, stress, self-care, meditation, mindfulness, girl & female empowerment, beauty advice, anti-aging, hormone and health support, mood and anxiety help, lifestyle problems, gay and lesbian issues, power of intention, positivity, positive psychology, education, rehab resources, recovery support for individuals and families, abuse victims, neurobiology news, coping skills for self-harm and substance abuse, food as medicine, nutrition coaching, sexuality concerns, sex expert, sexuality, sex therapy, menopause, PMS, postpartum depression referrals.

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Addiction Treatment + EMDR Protocols for Addictions + Compulsions

Kim Seelbrede views addictive behaviors as symptoms of other underlying unresolved issues and has developed a special interest in recovery support as well as having received specialized training in this area. Addictions such as substance abuse and process addictions are complex problems and can be successfully treated when other co-occurring difficulties are addressed. Common examples of co-occurring disorders include the combinations of major depression with cocaine addiction, borderline personality disorder with episodic polydrug abuse, alcohol addiction with panic disorder and trauma or PTSD with a variety of substance abuse and process addictions. Many may have more than two disorders that contribute to maladaptive coping responses. Some common addictions include: alcohol, drugs, gambling, food, shopping, video games, the internet, sex, pornography and work. Successful treatment for addictive behaviors is an integrative approach that may include some combination of psychotherapy and behavioral treatments. EMDR therapy using addiction protocols, psychodynamic psychotherapy and dialectical behavior therapy or DBT skills are also very effective forms of treatment.

It is not uncommon for those just released from an addiction treatment program to conclude that their problems are over. You made it through treatment, however the road ahead is paved with uncertainty. You will hear from professionals about the importance of step-down care to reinforce newly-learned coping skills and self-soothing strategies to maintain a healthy life of sober living or harm-reduction. Aftercare refers to the additional support that is given following release from the residential part of the program. Immediately upon release, aftercare may require a period of extra support such as several times weekly counseling sessions to reinforce new skills, support groups such as AA, Rational Recovery or SMART Recovery, booster sessions and sessions to support family members.

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Recovery Support for Individuals + Families in NYC


Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

Recovery Support  for Individuals + Families

Therapist & Psychotherapist NYC, Kim Seelbrede is a licensed psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist and Relationship Expert in New York City, psychological counseling, CBT & DBT Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR Therapy, Couples Therapy, Relationship Expert Advice, Panic Disorder Specialist, Clinical Supervision, Private Practice Building Consultations, Stress Expert. Kim Seelbrede is a New York City anxiety therapist, depression therapist, addictions specialist, eating disorders expert, self-esteem psychotherapist, relationship intensive marathon sessions, coaching, executive coaching, in Manhattan, New York City, Connecticut, Westchester, South Hampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor. In her blog Life Fix Rx she provides expert advice, wisdom, psychological help, blog for mental health, stress, self-care, meditation, mindfulness, girl & female empowerment, beauty advice, anti-aging, hormone and health support, mood and anxiety help, lifestyle problems, gay and lesbian issues, power of intention, positivity, positive psychology, education, rehab resources, recovery support for individuals and families, abuse victims, neurobiology news, coping skills for self-harm and substance abuse, food as medicine, nutrition coaching, sexuality concerns, sex expert, sexuality, sex therapy, menopause, PMS, postpartum depression referrals.

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Recovery Support for Individuals + Families in NYC


Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

Recovery Support  for Individuals + Families

Therapist & Psychotherapist NYC, Kim Seelbrede is a licensed psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist and Relationship Expert in New York City, psychological counseling, CBT & DBT Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR Therapy, Couples Therapy, Relationship Expert Advice, Panic Disorder Specialist, Clinical Supervision, Private Practice Building Consultations, Stress Expert. Kim Seelbrede is a New York City anxiety therapist, depression therapist, addictions specialist, eating disorders expert, self-esteem psychotherapist, relationship intensive marathon sessions, coaching, executive coaching, in Manhattan, New York City, Connecticut, Westchester, South Hampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor. In her blog Life Fix Rx she provides expert advice, wisdom, psychological help, blog for mental health, stress, self-care, meditation, mindfulness, girl & female empowerment, beauty advice, anti-aging, hormone and health support, mood and anxiety help, lifestyle problems, gay and lesbian issues, power of intention, positivity, positive psychology, education, rehab resources, recovery support for individuals and families, abuse victims, neurobiology news, coping skills for self-harm and substance abuse, food as medicine, nutrition coaching, sexuality concerns, sex expert, sexuality, sex therapy, menopause, PMS, postpartum depression referrals.

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Recovery Support + Aftercare

As an integrative mind-body psychotherapist in New York City, Kim Seelbrede works with individuals just released from rehab and provides support in the form of individual psychotherapy, group therapy, and when helpful, family therapy. This gives the person in recovery the opportunity to continue learning and practicing newly-learned skills and coping mechanisms. In Addition to attending regular AA or other 12-step meeting, Rational Recovery or SMART Recovery meetings, the newly sober person can begin to work on underlying trauma, anxiety, depression or other co-occurring difficulties that have contributed to their misuse of substances or reliance on additive behaviors. They can learn and practice new coping skills and self-care to nourish the mind and body, as well as develop healthier relationships with self and others, with the goal of replacing the dependence on dangerous drugs, alcohol and behavioral addictions altogether. 

Getting a loved-one into treatment and finding the right program requires help, support and resources. It's difficult to do this alone. Additionally, family members experience terror and trauma related to the experience of having a family member who is addicted and at-risk. The last thing on one's mind is self-care, but this is the most important thing that you must do for yourself. Asking for help and support for yourself is not only wise, but will help you feel less alone, help you stay focused, help you feel better and ultimately enable you to remain strong through the process. A few of my favorites books to help someone find the motivation to change are: How To Get Your Loved One Sober: Alternatives To Nagging, Pleading and ThreateningBeyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People Change, Rational Recovery: The New Cure for Substance Addiction and How to Change Your Drinking: a Harm Reduction Guide to Alcohol

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Eating Disorder Treatment + Recovery Support New York City


Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

Eating Disorder Treatment + Recovery Support 

Therapist & Psychotherapist NYC, Kim Seelbrede is a licensed psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist and Relationship Expert in New York City, psychological counseling, CBT & DBT Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR Therapy, Couples Therapy, Relationship Expert Advice, Panic Disorder Specialist, Clinical Supervision, Private Practice Building Consultations, Stress Expert. Kim Seelbrede is a New York City anxiety therapist, depression therapist, addictions specialist, eating disorders expert, self-esteem psychotherapist, relationship intensive marathon sessions, coaching, executive coaching, in Manhattan, New York City, Connecticut, Westchester, South Hampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor. In her blog Life Fix Rx she provides expert advice, wisdom, psychological help, blog for mental health, stress, self-care, meditation, mindfulness, girl & female empowerment, beauty advice, anti-aging, hormone and health support, mood and anxiety help, lifestyle problems, gay and lesbian issues, power of intention, positivity, positive psychology, education, rehab resources, recovery support for individuals and families, abuse victims, neurobiology news, coping skills for self-harm and substance abuse, food as medicine, nutrition coaching, sexuality concerns, sex expert, sexuality, sex therapy, menopause, PMS, postpartum depression referrals.

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Eating Disorder Treatment + Recovery Support New York City


Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

Eating Disorder Treatment + Recovery Support 

Therapist & Psychotherapist NYC, Kim Seelbrede is a licensed psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist and Relationship Expert in New York City, psychological counseling, CBT & DBT Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR Therapy, Couples Therapy, Relationship Expert Advice, Panic Disorder Specialist, Clinical Supervision, Private Practice Building Consultations, Stress Expert. Kim Seelbrede is a New York City anxiety therapist, depression therapist, addictions specialist, eating disorders expert, self-esteem psychotherapist, relationship intensive marathon sessions, coaching, executive coaching, in Manhattan, New York City, Connecticut, Westchester, South Hampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor. In her blog Life Fix Rx she provides expert advice, wisdom, psychological help, blog for mental health, stress, self-care, meditation, mindfulness, girl & female empowerment, beauty advice, anti-aging, hormone and health support, mood and anxiety help, lifestyle problems, gay and lesbian issues, power of intention, positivity, positive psychology, education, rehab resources, recovery support for individuals and families, abuse victims, neurobiology news, coping skills for self-harm and substance abuse, food as medicine, nutrition coaching, sexuality concerns, sex expert, sexuality, sex therapy, menopause, PMS, postpartum depression referrals.

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Integrative Psychotherapy for Eating Disorders

Through an integrative lens, Kim Seelbrede offers clinical excellence and support for individuals struggling with the symptoms of an eating disorder. Patients find the strength to confront their problems, learn the tools and skills to overcome their disorder and eventually enter a recovery phase. An integrative therapy approach including interpersonal psychotherapy, behavior therapy and EMDR therapy are effective treatments for bulimia nervosa, binge eating and other forms of ED's. Treatment success can be defined as the following: the restoration of relationships with family and friends, the ability to return to a productive, healthy and meaningful life, the reduction of eating disorder symptoms and behaviors and a renewed interest in school or work. The goal is to help patients become committed to a life of good health, freedom,  balance and purpose. Treatment is most successful when a team approach is utilized. Kim Seelbrede received specialized eating disorder, compulsions and addictions training at the William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis and Psychology and uses her network of professionals for support and referrals.

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Extreme Self-Care Coaching


Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

Self-Care

Therapist & Psychotherapist NYC, Kim Seelbrede is a licensed psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist and Relationship Expert in New York City, psychological counseling, CBT & DBT Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR Therapy, Couples Therapy, Relationship Expert Advice, Panic Disorder Specialist, Clinical Supervision, Private Practice Building Consultations, Stress Expert. Kim Seelbrede is a New York City anxiety therapist, depression therapist, addictions specialist, eating disorders expert, self-esteem psychotherapist, relationship intensive marathon sessions, coaching, executive coaching, in Manhattan, New York City, Connecticut, Westchester, South Hampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor. In her blog Life Fix Rx she provides expert advice, wisdom, psychological help, blog for mental health, stress, self-care, meditation, mindfulness, girl & female empowerment, beauty advice, anti-aging, hormone and health support, mood and anxiety help, lifestyle problems, gay and lesbian issues, power of intention, positivity, positive psychology, education, rehab resources, recovery support for individuals and families, abuse victims, neurobiology news, coping skills for self-harm and substance abuse, food as medicine, nutrition coaching, sexuality concerns, sex expert, sexuality, sex therapy, menopause, PMS, postpartum depression referrals.

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Extreme Self-Care Coaching


Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

Self-Care

Therapist & Psychotherapist NYC, Kim Seelbrede is a licensed psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist and Relationship Expert in New York City, psychological counseling, CBT & DBT Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR Therapy, Couples Therapy, Relationship Expert Advice, Panic Disorder Specialist, Clinical Supervision, Private Practice Building Consultations, Stress Expert. Kim Seelbrede is a New York City anxiety therapist, depression therapist, addictions specialist, eating disorders expert, self-esteem psychotherapist, relationship intensive marathon sessions, coaching, executive coaching, in Manhattan, New York City, Connecticut, Westchester, South Hampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor. In her blog Life Fix Rx she provides expert advice, wisdom, psychological help, blog for mental health, stress, self-care, meditation, mindfulness, girl & female empowerment, beauty advice, anti-aging, hormone and health support, mood and anxiety help, lifestyle problems, gay and lesbian issues, power of intention, positivity, positive psychology, education, rehab resources, recovery support for individuals and families, abuse victims, neurobiology news, coping skills for self-harm and substance abuse, food as medicine, nutrition coaching, sexuality concerns, sex expert, sexuality, sex therapy, menopause, PMS, postpartum depression referrals.

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Extreme Self-Care

Healthcare without self care is sick care.
— Roshi Joan Halifax

Self-care is not being selfish or indulgent, it is the ability to care for one's own emotional needs, set boundaries with people, manage anxiety, anger, sadness and other feelings or emotions and attend to one's more complex needs. This can happen even when other people's demands or actions make this a challenge. Society as well as friends, family and employers often have expectations of us; we subjugate our own needs in an attempt to please and care for others. In the mental health field, Individuals with low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, dependency issues and codependent individuals fail to care for themselves, often until it's too late and they become sick. Some examples of chronic health conditions that benefit from self-care support and advocacy are the following: Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or CFS, arthritis, MS, Lupus, asthma, obesity, hypertension, diabetes, Lyme disease, autoimmune thyroid disorders (Hashimoto's & Graves), depression, IBS and diseases of aging as a few examples. Conventional medicine rarely addresses the root causes of many of these chronic conditions, and treats only the symptoms. A whole-body approach gives clients the choice to make radical lifestyle changes that may actually cure these common diseases or at least, greatly reduce symptoms and suffering.

Many simply aren't aware that modifications to one's habits and lifestyle can make a world of difference in terms of health and wellbeing. Yes, change takes work and the motivation to be disease-free or radically healthy must be present. Therapy and coaching can help with self-care issues by uncovering the root of the problem such self-esteem issues and other obstacles that lead to a failure to  treat one's body with care. As example, when someone is depressed, therapy can help improve one’s mood thus leading to improved self-care. Helping a depressed person create space for self-care can be a challenge, but it often improves depression. The failure to care for oneself due to wanting to please or care for others, such as in a codependent relationship, or in the case of overly demanding family members, can indicate some difficulty setting boundaries, identity and self-image.

Kim Seelbrede, LCSW, RYT (200 + 500) trained with Donna Karan's groundbreaking Urban Zen Integrative Therapy Program with a focus on five modalities: restorative yoga therapy, essential oils, Reiki, nutrition and contemplative care. She learned the techniques of grounding, relaxation, mindfulness, present-focused meditation and restoration. To learn more about the Urban Zen Integrative Therapy training initiative or to find a class use this link.

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Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

LifeFix Rx Blog

NEW YORK CITY THERAPIST, KIM SEELBREDE IS A FORMER MISS USA AND A LICENSED PSYCHOTHERAPIST,  EMDR THERAPIST, COACH + CONSULTANT WHO SPECIALIZES IN AN INTEGRATIVE APPROACH, WORKING WITH ADULTS, ADOLESCENTS AND COUPLES. SHE HAS EXPERTISE IN CELEBRITY MENTAL HEALTH AS THEY STRUGGLE WITH SELF-DOUBT, PERFECTIONISM AND PERFORMANCE DIFFICULTIES. HER INTUITIVE GIFTS, COMPASSION AND ECLECTIC TRAINING ENABLES HER TO WORK WITH A RANGE OF PERSONAL AND SITUATIONAL DIFFICULTIES. IN PSYCHOTHERAPY SESSIONS, SHE HELPS CLIENTS DEVELOP ENHANCED SELF-AWARENESS, PERSONAL INSIGHT AND ADAPTIVE COPING SKILLS TO ADDRESS THE FOLLOWING: RELATIONSHIP AND INTERPERSONAL DIFFICULTIES, ANXIETY, DEPRESSION, PANIC DISORDER, OCD, PERSONALITY DISORDERS, SELF-ESTEEM, SELF-HARM, SHAME, ADD, ADHD, ADOLESCENT CHALLENGES, FAMILY OF ORIGIN ISSUES, UNDERACHIEVEMENT, IDENTITY AND SEXUALITY CONCERNS, ADDICTIONS, COMPULSIONS, EATING DISORDERS, PTSD/TRAUMA, TRANSITIONS, HEALTH CONCERNS AND STRESS MANAGEMENT. INTEGRATIVE THERAPY SESSIONS WITH KIM SEELBREDE CAN ADDRESS SPIRITUALITY, LIFE-PURPOSE, WORK-LIFE BALANCE AS WELL AS PROVIDING MEDITATION AND MINDFULNESS SUPPORT. SHE CONDUCTS COUPLES INTENSIVE WORKSHOPS, GROUPS AND CONSULTS WITH ORGANIZATIONS ON STRESS REDUCTION AND MINDFULNESS IN-PERSON OR ONLINE VIA SKYPE

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Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW

LifeFix Rx Blog

NEW YORK CITY THERAPIST, KIM SEELBREDE IS A FORMER MISS USA AND A LICENSED PSYCHOTHERAPIST,  EMDR THERAPIST, COACH + CONSULTANT WHO SPECIALIZES IN AN INTEGRATIVE APPROACH, WORKING WITH ADULTS, ADOLESCENTS AND COUPLES. SHE HAS EXPERTISE IN CELEBRITY MENTAL HEALTH AS THEY STRUGGLE WITH SELF-DOUBT, PERFECTIONISM AND PERFORMANCE DIFFICULTIES. HER INTUITIVE GIFTS, COMPASSION AND ECLECTIC TRAINING ENABLES HER TO WORK WITH A RANGE OF PERSONAL AND SITUATIONAL DIFFICULTIES. IN PSYCHOTHERAPY SESSIONS, SHE HELPS CLIENTS DEVELOP ENHANCED SELF-AWARENESS, PERSONAL INSIGHT AND ADAPTIVE COPING SKILLS TO ADDRESS THE FOLLOWING: RELATIONSHIP AND INTERPERSONAL DIFFICULTIES, ANXIETY, DEPRESSION, PANIC DISORDER, OCD, PERSONALITY DISORDERS, SELF-ESTEEM, SELF-HARM, SHAME, ADD, ADHD, ADOLESCENT CHALLENGES, FAMILY OF ORIGIN ISSUES, UNDERACHIEVEMENT, IDENTITY AND SEXUALITY CONCERNS, ADDICTIONS, COMPULSIONS, EATING DISORDERS, PTSD/TRAUMA, TRANSITIONS, HEALTH CONCERNS AND STRESS MANAGEMENT. INTEGRATIVE THERAPY SESSIONS WITH KIM SEELBREDE CAN ADDRESS SPIRITUALITY, LIFE-PURPOSE, WORK-LIFE BALANCE AS WELL AS PROVIDING MEDITATION AND MINDFULNESS SUPPORT. SHE CONDUCTS COUPLES INTENSIVE WORKSHOPS, GROUPS AND CONSULTS WITH ORGANIZATIONS ON STRESS REDUCTION AND MINDFULNESS IN-PERSON OR ONLINE VIA SKYPE

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