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What Is Biofeedback

What Is Biofeedback

WHAT IS BIOFEEDBACK  and HOW WE USE IT TO OPTIMIZE YOUR COUNSELING EXPERIENCE AND EFFECTIVENESS AT AVITA Biofeedback involves the use of highly specialized, highly sensitive, non-invasive technology that identifies your body’s physiological stress markers.  Stress markers generally indicate inordinate stress, as well as resistance to or inability to recover from that inordinate stress.  As […]

Resolve to recover: Tips help you to stay the course

Resolve to recover: Tips help you to stay the course

Choosing recovery is the best decision you could make.  It’s important to set yourself up for success by continuing to make good choices throughout your journey.  Here is important advice to help you stay on track through 2018. Make it Count Your recovery is an investment in yourself.  You’re investing in your health, your lifestyle […]

We Welcome To Our Team a New Psychotherapist!

We are delighted to announce the addition of a new therapist to the Avita Integrative Care team, Shelly Cherkassky! Shelly is a licensed psychotherapist and completed her graduate education at New York University. Shelly specializes in providing evidence-based therapeutic interventions for children, adolescents and adults who experience distorted thoughts, low self-esteem, anxiety, difficulty managing stress/anger, […]

Powerful Secrets: Stretching Yourself to Embrace Change

It’s that time again, when many people have begun the process of making those resolutions happen. While some embrace, even bask in, the promise of change, others falter in the slow torture—often doomed to failure—that change represents to them. We have great plans and aspirations, yet so often find ourselves at the end of each […]

Six Research Backed Ways to Beat the Winter Blues and Protect Your Mental Health

By Sara Pasternak, LMSW, LSW It’s that time of year again! After the holiday season ends, many of us find ourselves in a post-holiday winter slump. The months of January and February sometimes seem to drag by endlessly and some people even fall victim to symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (also known as “Seasonal Depression”). […]

Welcome To Our Newest Psychotherapist!

Sara is a licensed psychotherapist and completed her graduate education at Columbia University. She has extensive experience helping children, adolescents, and young adults overcome anxiety, depression and other mental health conditions. In her work with patients, she uses evidence-based therapeutic approaches in order to help clients feel better as soon as possible. Sara has worked […]

Avita Integrative Care: On the Forefront of Comprehensive Mental Health Practice

Avita Integrative Care (“On the forefront of comprehensive mental health practice”) recently announced the opening of its second office, conveniently located in Fort Lee. A quietly warm and comforting environment welcomes you, and Avita offers a great deal more than your typical psychology practice. If you are looking for a wider range of psychological services, […]


There is a difference in the desire or influence to eat at almost any given time. Nutritionists, dieticians, and psychologists refer to this situation as appetite versus hunger. The need and physical readiness to provide fuel and nutrition for the body is hunger. The desire or longing to eat -often influenced by emotions, occasions, sensations, […]