Meet Dr. Izzy Eliaz

Dr. Eliaz has studied many modes of psychotherapy.  At Binghamton University Dr. Eliaz received a B.A. in psychology and trained in Behavior Therapy.  At Hofstra University, where Dr. Eliaz received his M.A. and Ph.D., he became proficient in Cognitive Behavior Therapy.  Dr. Eliaz has also completed a four year post-doctorate training in Adult Psychoanalysis from the William Alanson White Institute in New York City.  Dr. Eliaz believes in tailoring his treatment for each person using these various modalities based on individual goals and clinical presentation. read more

Why Therapy

Issues that Dr. Eliaz commonly treats are:
  • Increasing satisfaction with intimate relationships.
  • Increasing satisfaction with work.
  • Managing difficult or disruptive emotions such as anxiety and depression.
  • Identifying and improving long standing patterns of thinking that are hindering self-actualization.
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What Psychoanalysis and Indian Mysticism Tell Us About Achieving our Goals

Ever set a goal for yourself only to find that you didn’t achieve it?  Maybe you wanted to exercise, to save up money for a vacation, or to get a promotion at work?  And for some reason or another it just didn’t happen.  Most of us tend to blame our capacity for willpower – “if I had only tried harder I could have done it!”  Then we feel badly about ourselves, which only leads us to feel more discouraged the next time we want to set ourselves a goal.  So what are we missing? read more