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Posts from the ‘Opinion’ Category

In the Press: Vice roundup on how to handle the discovery of infidelity

I contributed to a roundup discussion on Vice on the best ways to handle discovery of a partner's infidelity. Thanks to freelance writer Anna Goldfarb for her intelligent, non-sensationalized moderation of a difficult topic.

As quoted:
Infidelity is usually is a symptom of longstanding, deeper problems, and its discovery can be an opportunity for a couple to become more curious about what's not working in the relationship that led to acting out and betraying the other...

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In The Press: Money Magazine Article on Ways to Find Affordable Psychotherapy

As quoted in Money magazine,

In an urban area, you may be able to find postgraduate training programs in psychoanalysis or cognitive behavioral therapy for experienced psychologists, says Geoffrey Steinberg, a licensed psychologist in New York City. (Google “training clinic” and the specialty you’re looking for.)

Another option: Ask your therapist if your condition might benefit from group therapy led by an experienced psychologist, which can be 50% less expensive than one-on-one sessions. Says Steinberg, “Group is so underrated and can be so valuable.”

Follow the link for the full article:

Katherine Hobson & Hallie Levine. (December 9, 2014). 5 Ways to Save on the Mental-Health Care You Need. Money

New York’s Gun Law Changes: Negligible Impact on Privacy in Private Practice Settings

In January 2013, New York State passed significant changes to its gun control law that impact mental health care in several ways, but should result in a negligible impact on psychotherapy in private practice settings. The new law is the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of 2013, known as the NY SAFE Act. The governor's website now includes a summary of the law's key provisions and frequently asked questions. The full text of the law may be found here.

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In the Press: Health Insurance – How it Works and How It’ll Change

An interview with Geoffrey Steinberg, Psy.D., about how insurance policies affect therapy and are radically changing.

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In the Press: Texting while Driving

I was quoted in an article about the dangers of texting while driving in the September issue of Scholastic Action, a magazine for teens.

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In the Press: What’s In a Name?

I was quoted in the online magazine Edge New York in a story about the power of language to both liberate and oppress. My quotes are copied here, or follow the link for the full article.

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In the Press: Gay Travel Safety

I was quoted in the online magazine EDGE NEW YORK in a story about safety precautions--both practical and emotional--for gay people when traveling. My quotes are copied here, or follow the link for the full article.

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In the Press: Psychology Today feature on Bringing Therapy Outdoors

I was quoted in the February 2008 issue of Psychology Today.

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In the Press: Psychology Today feature on Group Psychotherapy

I was quoted in the August 2007 issue of Psychology Today: When might group therapy be a better choice than one-on-one counseling? We asked the experts in Psychology Today's Therapy Directory for their advice.

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Forbes Magazine ‘Dump the Couch’: Unbalanced, Misleading

The story, and my reply

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