Xavier Amador, Ph.D.

Dr. Amador is a Clinical Psychologist, a Professor at Columbia University, author of eight books, and an internationally sought-after speaker. In addition to continuing to work with couples and families in his private practice in New York City, Dr. Amador is the founder of the LEAP Institute. LEAP is for therapists, family members, law enforcement officers, and anyone seeking to break through an impasse with someone who is convinced they are right and you are wrong. He and the faculty at LEAP conduct regional...

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There's a phrase being tossed around military installations, "living in the new normal."

Chevy Chase

Chevy Chase is a comedian, actor, and orginial cast member of the television show Saturday Night Live. Though he was only part of SNL for one season, the skits he was in continue to be staples of the show. Chevy Chase's film credits include Caddyshack, National Lampoon's Vacation, and Fletch. In 1976, he, along with other SNL cast members, won an emmy for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series. In 1978, he won the same award for his work on The Paul Simon Special. Today, Chevy Chase can be seen in...

Julianne Cantarella, MSW, LSW

Julianne Cantarella is a dating coach and matchmaker specializing in helping singles over 40 navigate the modern dating world. Cantarella began her professional career as a therapist positively impacting people’s lives through coaching and counseling for over 10 years. The experience of working with people through the most challenging events in their lives taught her how to gently and purposefully move people towards change, allowing them to realize their life goals. In 2005, she began working for a professional matchmaking company in Manhattan. This...

How Early Experiences Impact Your Emotional and Physical Health as an...

In many people’s lives or careers there is one event that stops them in their tracks, forever changing their view of a critical issue. 

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Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.”

When Chevy Met Jayni

Your browser does not support the video tag. Actor Chevy Chase and his wife Jayni share their story of how they met and fell in love.

Pornography and Attachment

Here is a glimpse into my dissertation research, which explores the vicissitudes of the mother-daughter attachment relationship through the lens of women who work in the sex industry.

Roy Baumeister, Ph.D.

Dr. Baumeister is the Eppes Professor of Psychology and Head of Social Psychology Graduate Training Program. He grew up in Cleveland, the oldest child of a schoolteacher and an immigrant businessman. He received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Princeton in 1978. At Case Western Reserve University, he was the first to hold the Elsie Smith professorship. He has also worked at the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Texas, the University of Virginia, the Max-Planck-Institute, and the Center for Advanced Study...

Mental Health and The Family Tree

“The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” - Leo Nikolayevich Tolstoy, Russian novelist and philosopher

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