Mental Wellness

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Life in the big city can be stressful for our minds, bodies and hearts. Licensed Clinical Social Worker and psychotherapist Morris Cohen helps you navigate the rough emotional waters.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Why You Should Consider Not Making New Year's Resolutions

Morris Cohen, LCSW encourages you to take a different approach this year.

Union Square »

Hate the Holidays? Here's How to Cope

If you don't want to celebrate, you don't have to. Here's how to handle it.

Civic Center »

Ebola Outbreak Got You Panicked? Here's How to Cope

DNAinfo mental health columnist Morris Cohen has tips on how to stay grounded amid the Ebola scare.

Park Slope »

A Student's Guide to Moving Into Middle School, High School and College

No matter which new school you're starting, DNAinfo has tips on how to handle the change.

Financial District »

How to Navigate Your Child's School Transition

Morris Cohen, LCSW, discusses the school transitions for fifth, eighth and 12th graders.

Lower East Side »

The Social and Emotional Long-Term Benefits of Summer Camp

Morris Cohen, LCSW, discusses the mental health investment of a good summer camp experience.

Civic Center »

Achieve Your Goals Through Positive Thinking

Sometimes the best way to achieve your goals is to give yourself credit for how far you've come.

Financial District »

Coping With Loss During the Holidays

What to do when you're struggling to deal with loss during the holiday season.

Civic Center »

How to Stay Cool Under the Pressure of NYC's High School Admissions Process

Morris Cohen, LCSW, discusses how to conquer the stressful high school application process.

Civic Center »

Helping Your Child Navigate the Common Core Test Results

Morris Cohen offers advice on how to discuss the recent lower-than-average test scores with your kids.

Financial District »

Unique Therapy Helps Traumatized New Yorkers Heal

Eye-Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (E.M.D.R.) has become a go-to treatment for trauma and anxiety.

Financial District »

The Process of Therapy: The First Session

The final part of DNAinfo's four-part series on the process of therapy includes setting goals.

Financial District »

The Process of Therapy: How to Get Connected

The third installment of DNAinfo New York's four-part series on the Process of Therapy.    

New York City »

The Process of Therapy: Which Therapist is Right for Me?

There are many kinds of therapy styles, and many kinds of therapists who practice them.