NEW YORK, June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Help Me!, the latest book from highly-experienced New York licensed psychotherapy professional Dr. Richard B. Joelson, DSW LCSW (PR012056-1 NY), will be released by Health Psychology Press tomorrow, June 21st, 2016.
Over the past 40 years, Dr. Joelson has treated patients ages 5 to 90 in his private practice in New York. In 228 pages, Help Me! displays an extraordinary level of professional experience and wisdom. It brings readers on a journey through a series of essays highlighting anxiety, depression, stress management, relationship counseling, self-esteem, and trauma.
"Although the book covers many different topics, it doesn't gloss over the importance and severity of each patient's issue; it simply cuts to the chase by defining each of the problems in a straightforward, easy-to-understand way. Overall, this book will be helpful to readers searching for better approaches to self-improvement. A successful survey of common therapy topics with remedies that may provide relief, growth, and lasting change." — Kirkus Reviews.
"The essays in Help Me! are a collection of observations, ideas, and insights that I have accumulated during my career as a Clinical Social Work Psychotherapist. These ideas and concepts have helped me to become a more effective helping professional. It has been extremely gratifying to see how some of these ideas have contributed significantly to the growth and general well-being of so many people in my care, and the feedback I have enjoyed convinced me that they have significant value and universal appeal. It gives me great pleasure to be able to share this knowledge with a wider audience made possible by this book," asserted Dr. Joelson.
The author received a Master's Degree from Columbia University School of Social Work and advanced to earn a Doctorate from Hunter College of the City University of New York. In an extensive career that has followed, Dr. Joelson assisted people in need in the aftermath of two of the greatest disasters in America in recent memory, 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina. Serving as an official Disaster Mental Health Volunteer with the American Red Cross, his trauma counseling skills helped to alleviate the pain felt by survivors.
The popular radio show guest has served as the Director of Admissions and Student Affairs / Assistant Professor of Social Work at New York University. He was responsible for Doctoral and Master's students at Hunter College as an Adjunct Assistant Professor and Lecturer and was Executive Director at a mental health clinic in Greenwich Village. Dr. Joelson remains closely aligned with the New York State Society for Clinical Social Work, NYSSCSW where he was awarded Diplomate status in 2014.
From June 21st, 2016, Help Me! A Psychotherapist's Tried-and-True Techniques for a Happier Relationship with Yourself and the People You Love by Dr. Richard B. Joelson, DSW LCSW (PR012056-1 NY), from Health Psychology Press, can be found in Psychology, Self-Help, and Family bookstore categories. Website: https://richardbjoelsondsw.com/.
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