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Dr. Julie Jarvis is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing for nearly 20 years in the treatment of addictions and related mood and anxiety disorders. Dr. Jarvis obtained her PhD in clinical psychology from Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus, and went on to complete a post-doctoral fellowship in Addictions Psychology from Mt Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Jarvis has worked in a variety of treatment settings, including outpatient, intensive outpatient, and long term residential care with both adults and adolescents, self-referred and mandated. She has extensive training and experience working with individuals, families and groups using evidenced based models of treatment including Relapse Prevention/Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and CRAFT.

Avoiding Summer Induced Relapse Drift

Lifestyle changes are often difficult to initiate (i.e., change is hard!) and can be even harder to sustain. Often, behavior change is easier if you identify why you want to make a change, and then plan out strategies for how to work towards those changes. Part of the strategy should include identifying change supporting behaviors,

Spring Has Sprung, Should You be Worried?

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