Dr. B’s Blog

Leaving Pain Behind and Moving On

A Guest Blog by Heather Edwards. Lingering resentment from things that have gone wrong is hard to shake. Whether it’s the result of a bad break up or a job loss, it’s best to find some resolution. It would be wonderful if we all got exactly what we wanted, and when we...

Funerals, Psychology and Cost

Most people know something about death and dying thanks to Elizabeth Kubler-Ross and others. We know about the stages of grief, including denial, anger, depression and acceptance. We know about guilt and that deep feeling of loss. But, how much do we talk about the...

The Mind of a Shopaholic: Oniomania

Oniomania is a strange name for a common problem: Shopaholism Here’s Dr. Hindie Klein’s take on it. The Mind of a Shopaholic: Some people shop themselves into an addiction. An alcoholic can give up booze, a gambler can give up on Las Vegas, but you have to...

The Borderline/Narcissistic Mother

Are you the child of a Borderline or Narcissistic mother? Not sure?   It is a complicated topic, and while there’s overlap, this guest blog by Daniel Lobel PhD may help you to tell the difference.   Self Centered Nurture: Children of mothers...

The Narcissistic Boss

Narcissism in the Workplace: You probably wonder why your boss seems to give you such a hard time. He builds you up, only to tear you down. She sees the bad and not the good. He makes you anxious and worried. Do any of these behaviors make a person...

Sibling Rivalry & The New Baby

This Guest Blog is by Hindie M. Klein. ————————————— A new child changes your life. And, if you already have a child, it changes his or her life as well – forever. Nowadays, many people live...

Old & Happy – The Secret Formula

What do we do when the mountains to climb are inside of us? Research seems to support that many of us acutally get happier as we age. It’s not surprising, because we’ve had decades of perspective on life, despite all its hardships. Yes, we have aches and...

Mark Banschick, MD

Mark R. Banschick, M.D. 215 Katonah Avenue Katonah, New York 10536 914-232-9000 Background Mark Banschick, MD is a child and adolescent psychiatrist in full time private practice in New York.  He is a graduate of GeorgetownUniversityHospital in General Psychiatry and...

The Intelligent Divorce

You can raise healthy kids, even through a divorce. The Intelligent Divorce Program was designed by Dr. Mark Banschick to help you avoid common divorce related mistakes; we even give you tips on how to deal effectively with your ex. Our commitment – Your kids...

Making Your Own Luck

Why is it that some people seem to have all the luck? Casie has the best boyfriends. They treat her well and aren’t high maintenance. While not everyone works out, it’s as if Casie simply flows onto the next one. Or she’s happy being single. You, on the other hand,...

Too angry? Not angry enough?

“Anybody can become angry- that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way- that is not within everybody’s power and is not so easy”- Aristotle. Handling Your Anger:...

Overcoming Neediness

It’s one thing to be close to your boyfriend; it’s something else altogether to be clingy. You hate it. He hates it. And it feels like you’re both trapped. Clinginess is a form of dependency, which is not, in itself, a bad thing. But when it deepens into desperation,...