Dr. Michael Schwartz, Ph.D.
Dr. Michael Schwartz | Licensed Psychologist | Springfield and Linwood NJ
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Michael E. Schwartz, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist NJ
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Dr. Schwartz is a licensed psychologist with 24 years of diverse training and experience. His goal is to help individuals, couples, and families to improve the quality of their lives. Dr. Schwartz believes strongly that everyone possesses a unique set of personal strengths and characteristics that should be used to help guide the therapeutic process. He tailors the process of therapy around the uniqueness of each person whom he sees. These are some of the issues he can help you with:

ARE YOU EXPERIENCING ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS?
  • constant, uncontrollable worrying
  • feeling blue, sad, or hopeless
  • nightmares, or sleeping problems
  • severe anxiety, or panic attacks
  • feelings of intense anxiety in social situations
  • obsessive thinking or compulsive, ritual behaviors
  • poor concentration and attention
  • irrational fears, phobias, or avoidance

ARE YOU EXPERIENCING RELATIONSHIP DIFFICULTY WITH A SIGNIFICANT OTHER, FAMILY MEMBER, FRIEND, OR CO-WORKER?

  • communication problems
  • fear of closeness and intimacy
  • codependent thinking and behavior
  • emotional blackmail
  • sexual intimacy problems (fears, lack of desire, etc.)

ARE YOU HAVING TROUBLE CONTROLLING YOUR MOODS?

  • sadness, despair
  • grief related to loss
  • unpredictability of mood
  • low self-esteem, guilt, self-blame
  • feelings of helplessness, hopelessness
  • not feeling "in control"
  • difficulty managing anger and frustration

ARE YOU SEEING NEGATIVE PATTERNS IN YOUR RELATIONSHIPS THAT MAY BE MORE RELATED TO YOUR PERSONALITY THAN TO YOUR MOOD?

  • need for excessive admiration
  • lack of empathy for others
  • excessive emotionality and attention-seeking behavior
  • instability and impulsivity
  • fears of real or imagined abandonment
  • disregard for and violation of the rights of others
  • distrust and suspiciousness of others
  • identity issues: uncertain sense of self
  • social inhibition, avoidance, isolation
  • excessive dependency and need to be taken care of
  • difficulty expressing disagreement or being assertive
  • preoccupied with orderliness, perfectionism, organization

ARE YOU CONSIDERING OR PLANNING TO HAVE BARIATRIC SURGERY?

  • pre-surgical psychological evaluations conducted
  • psychological testing as indicated and comprehensive report with recommendations forwarded to physician

These are just a sampling of the many issues that Dr. Schwartz regularly deals with in his practice. If you are experiencing any of these difficulties, then you are encouraged to read through the rest of Dr. Schwartz's website. Contact information is provided in several locations. Dr. Schwartz is available and here to help. Thanks for reading on!

 

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