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It’s safe to say 2020 was one of the most difficult years, ever, for so many…and these remain very challenging times. That’s why I’m here to ask you… How Can I Help? My name is Dr. Gail Saltz, I’m a clinical associate professor of psychiatry at the New York Presbyterian Hospital, a psychoanalyst, best-selling author, and I’m here to help. Join me every Friday on this podcast where you can ask your most pressing questions and get helpful guidance on topics ranging from coping with anxiety and mood, relationships, to family and parenting issues, to workplace dynamics, to dealing with Covid fatigue, and everything in-between. While it has been a tough time, you don’t have to navigate it alone. So… How Can I Help? You can send your questions anonymously to me at HowCanIHelp@senecawomen.com, and I will answer with specific advice and understanding.

How Can I Help? - with Dr. Gail Saltz Seneca Women

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.5 • 46 Ratings

It’s safe to say 2020 was one of the most difficult years, ever, for so many…and these remain very challenging times. That’s why I’m here to ask you… How Can I Help? My name is Dr. Gail Saltz, I’m a clinical associate professor of psychiatry at the New York Presbyterian Hospital, a psychoanalyst, best-selling author, and I’m here to help. Join me every Friday on this podcast where you can ask your most pressing questions and get helpful guidance on topics ranging from coping with anxiety and mood, relationships, to family and parenting issues, to workplace dynamics, to dealing with Covid fatigue, and everything in-between. While it has been a tough time, you don’t have to navigate it alone. So… How Can I Help? You can send your questions anonymously to me at HowCanIHelp@senecawomen.com, and I will answer with specific advice and understanding.

    What Are You Afraid Of?

    What Are You Afraid Of?

    Snakes? Thunderstorms? Flying? A lot of us—11%, in fact—have phobias, and women are twice as likely as men to be phobic. Luckily, phobias are highly treatable. Dr. Saltz answers a listener who has extreme fear of spiders—and reveals the techniques that can help anyone shed their over-the-top anxieties.

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    • 18 min
    Bonnie and Clyde Syndrome

    Bonnie and Clyde Syndrome

    Why would a female guard help a male convict break out of prison and then go on the lam with him until the tragic end? Dr. Saltz looks at the not-uncommon syndrome—an extreme version of the good girl/bad boy attraction—behind this week's jailbreak saga of Vicky White and Casey White.

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    • 15 min
    Why Some Moms Hate Mother’s Day—and How to Make the Day Really Rewarding

    Why Some Moms Hate Mother’s Day—and How to Make the Day Really Rewarding

    It’s supposed to be all about appreciation—but too often Mother’s Day means that mom is doing all the work and all the cleanup. Dr. Saltz reveals how mothers can ask for and get what they really need: A day that leaves them happy, relaxed and feeling loved.

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    • 17 min
    Help for Out-of-Control Eating

    Help for Out-of-Control Eating

    Binge eating—eating too much, too often and feeling miserable afterward—is the most common of eating disorders. A mother who worries about her teen daughter’s secret cookie habit gets advice from Dr. Saltz.

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    • 18 min
    What to Tell Your Teen About Dating

    What to Tell Your Teen About Dating

    Although the thought of their child dating may cause anxiety for parents, a little romance can allow young people to practice the attributes of a good relationship, like consent, kindness and respect. Dr. Saltz tells how to provide guidelines and ground rules. 

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    • 15 min
    Pulling Your Hair Out—Literally?

    Pulling Your Hair Out—Literally?

    If you have a constant urge to yank out the hair on your head, eyelashes or other parts of your body, you may have a disorder known as trichotillomania. It’s surprisingly common, but most people who have it don’t seek treatment. Dr. Saltz reveals the steps to take to resolve the problem.

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    • 19 min

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