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Can We Find the Courage of the Heart, to Prioritize Mental Health?

October 10, 2018

By Madeleine Dopico, UMA Chief Operating Officer As a child, I wouldn’t sleep with the window open. I could be sweating, but I would lie and say I was cold. The truth was, that I was too afraid of someone climbing through and attacking me, but I never told anyone that. “It’s so hot in […]

Therapy’s On Us!

September 24, 2018

Following “Free Therapy for Mets Fans Promotion,” UMA Health Offers a Free Intro to Therapy for All New Yorkers NEW YORK, NY / September 24, 2018 / Today, UMA Health launched a campaign offering a free therapy appointment to all first-time users on the site. The leading online mental health and coaching marketplace will cover […]

Can You Benefit from Talk Therapy?

September 18, 2018

By Dave Kerpen Dave pictured with his current therapist he found on UMA, Kelly Flynn. … Can You Benefit from Talk Therapy? Spoiler alert: Yes. My mother tells an amazing story about a call she got from my guidance counselor when I was in the 6th grade. My aunt Judy had just passed away, my […]

3 Reasons We Need to Tell Our Children We’re in Therapy

August 31, 2018

By Dave Kerpen The other day, my 15 year old Charlotte walked in on a video appointment I had with my therapist. She later asked me, “Who was that you were meeting with, Dad?” I lied to her. I told her it was a meeting with a client. Well, I guess that wasn’t a total […]

Caretaking or Codependency… Sound Familiar?

August 23, 2018

By: Gene Gardino, LCSW Jim was the caretaker in his family. There was an inner impetus to listen, support, strategize, and even comfort others when needed. As a gay kid who knew from very young who he was, it behooved him to help others in the hope that when they found out his big ‘secret,’ […]

Overcoming Self-Limiting Beliefs

August 16, 2018

By: Andrew Greenberg The first step in overcoming self-limiting beliefs is to explore the possibility of accepting yourself, even with this belief.  At first, this may seem counter-intuitive.  Trust me, I thought the same thing when I too was dealing with emotional stress that I would later discover was coming from the way I was thinking. After we […]

Provider Spotlight: Marcia Luskin; LMHC; CRC

August 16, 2018

With over 40 years of experience, Marcia Luskin is a New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and nationally Certified Rehabilitation Counselor(CRC).  Her theory is simple, everyone has different needs, so why should all treatment plans be the same?  She always poses a question to her clients at intake, “If you woke up tomorrow and therapy […]

Provider Spotlight: Gene Gardino; LCSW; MSW

August 9, 2018

Gene Gardino is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has a Master of Social Work from Fordham University. He also trained at the renowned Ackerman Institute for Couples and Families and has experience consulting with schools for teacher training and parent education. Gene Gardino, LCSW has been in private practice for 20 years and is […]

Restoring a Sense of Peace Through the Senses

August 7, 2018

By: Andrew Greenberg When we get in touch with our senses, such as by taking a moment to listen to the wind blow or to feel it blowing on our face, we restore a state of balance and harmony between the mind and the body because, through our body, we are connecting our mind.  Thus, we feel […]

The 20 Worst Moments Mets Fans Shared To Get Free Therapy

August 3, 2018

Earlier this week, UMA announced Free Therapy for Mets Fans. There was only one stipulation. In order to earn a free therapy session, new UMA users had to share their most difficult moment as a Mets fan. Fortunately / Unfortunately, we’ve had hundreds of people already submitting their worst Mets moments in order to get free […]