fears Archives - Justin Lioi, LCSW - Brooklyn, NY
On Not Giving Advice in Therapy

On Not Giving Advice in Therapy

People go to counseling for all kinds of reasons. Many imagine they’ll leave with helpful instructions with what to do next. They hope to get specific step by step directions for how to deal with a feeling or a problem. While there are some treatments (such as...
Anger in Our City and in Ourselves

Anger in Our City and in Ourselves

It’s a few days before Christmas, we’re in the midst of Hanukkah and our city is struggling. Holidays, notoriously, can bring up conflict, as w know, but there’s an incredible amount of anger and it’s raw. It’s also ‘okay’...
How to Get the Most Out of Therapy

How to Get the Most Out of Therapy

The other night I was out with some friends eating briny food at Jacob’s Pickles and the subject, as it sometimes does, turned to therapy. I was being asked how to get the most out of therapy—how to be successful at it. They were talking about their own...