Are you Suffering from any of these symptoms as a result of Tinnitus? Free 15 Min Consultation.

    Mild to severe anxiety
    Insomnia
    Triggered fight or flight

  Depression
  Negative thinking
  Crying spells

  Hopelessness
  Suicidal thoughts
  Ringing in the ears

    Do you feel your family and friends don’t understand?
    Are you growing more isolated?
    Do you feel like life will never be the same?
    Are you refraining from activities that you enjoy?
    Are you fearful of losing your job?
    Do you find that your thoughts tend to be negative?

If you answered yes to 3 or more of these questions or symptoms, then we can help.
You may be a candidate for Tinnitus Cognitive Retraining Therapy, or TCRT.  Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R, with over 20 years of clinical experience, a New York University graduate, developed Tinnitus Cognitive Retraining Therapy and founded Tinnitus Cognitive Center in response to the growing number of Tinnitus sufferers coming to his private practice. He discovered that by helping people to retrain and reinterpret the thoughts around their Tinnitus, anxiety and depression symptoms began to improve. But even more important so did the Tinnitus.

Call us at (646) 213-2321 for a FREE consultation.


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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Tinnitus Anxiety

Tinnitus Symptoms Are Variable

Although tinnitus is a very common condition, it bothers some people more than others. Some people suffer from a debilitating reaction caused by tinnitus, and this interferes with everything in their lives, including relaxation, work, and sleep.

Stress Is Related To Tinnitus

People who are under a lot of stress tend to find that their tinnitus is very troubling.Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R is an experienced tinnitus treatment psychotherapist, who uses relaxation techniques as part of the treatment of patients with this condition.

Causes of Stress

When treating your tinnitus, Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R, a Manhattan psychotherapist who treats many patients with tinnitus, can help you identify the factors that are contributing to your stress level. Anxiety is a symptom of stress.tinnitus anxiety

You may feel that your stress is the direct result of something that is happening in your life, but the cognitive behavior therapy model shows us that it may really be just the way you are thinking about these events and circumstances that result in stress and anxiety.Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-Rhelps patients learn to think more productively to reduce the impact of stressful events and situations.

The Way You Think About Tinnitus Can Make You Anxious

Some people respond to tinnitus in a very calm way. In reality, they are likely to have the same level or type of tinnitus as others who are more disturbed by the condition. Studies have shown that people who have the most difficulty in their lives as a result of tinnitus think about their condition hopelessly, and ruminate about its persistence. This increases stress, which is also often associated with worsening symptoms, so it becomes a vicious circle.

Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R helps patients with tinnitus develop better coping skills, which results in stress reduction. Stress reduction usually results in diminished symptoms.

Learning How To Reduce Tinnitus Anxiety

If you are constantly upset by persistent tinnitus, your attention will focus on the annoying sensation. You may feel that it is a threat to your health or even to your sanity. A trained tinnitus psychotherapist can help you reduce this helpless feeling, by putting tinnitus into perspective and by helping you change your thoughts, physical reactions, and behaviors.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Tinnitus

A trained tinnitus psychotherapist, Stephen Geller Katz has successfully treated many patients in Manhattan and greater New York City, by helping patients with evaluation of distressing thoughts. Many patients find that distressing thoughts about tinnitus may really be an exaggeration of the problem, or may be based on untrue assumptions. Becoming aware of these anxiety-provoking patterns will allow you to change your thoughts and this will help you deal with tinnitus, which is a chronic condition.

Relaxation Techniques Reduce Stress and Tinnitus Anxiety

It’s sometimes difficult to relax when you are very anxious. A highly trained Manhattan psychotherapist, Stephen Geller Katz helps his patients learn relaxation techniques and when to use them to reduce the symptoms of tinnitus over time.tinnitus anxiety

New Habits Can Improve Your Outcome

Forming new habits may help you manage your tinnitus, by creating another focus for your attention. Behavioral changes can also reduce your stress level. Stephen Geller Katz often suggests patients with tinnitus use positive behaviors like exercise or enjoyable activities to take the focus away from the ringing in your ears. Stephen Geller Katz recommends using all available support networks to get the support you need as you live with this condition.
Call 646-213-2321 Today For Help With Tinnitus!

If you suffer from tinnitus, you may need professional help to reduce the problems tinnitus is causing in your life. Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R is a renowned Manhattan tinnitus treatment psychotherapist. Call today to schedule your consultation for tinnitus treatment.

Misophonia Treatment

What is Misophonia?

Misophonia means “hatred of sound.” This neuropsychiatric disorder results in negative emotions that are triggered by certain sounds to which the patient is sensitive. An experienced tinnitus treatment psychotherapist, like Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R, can help you adapt to this condition.

Misophonia might cause people to have a negative emotional reaction like anger or disgust when they hear a sound like typing, throat clearing, or sniffling. The sound can be very innocuous, but the person who suffers from misophonia typically has a central nervous system reaction that is similar to what that person might experience from a more obviously negative stimulus, like a gunshot or a growling dog.misophonia

The type of reaction people experience when they are exposed to something threatening or frightening is known as a fight or flight reflex. This reflex can result in sweating, rapid heart rate, and tension in the muscles. People with misophonia may have this type of reaction to, for example, chewing sounds. Some people with misophonia may feel compelled to mimic the noxious sound, which appears to reduce their distress. These behaviors are similar to behaviors seen with obsessive-compulsive disorders.

Misophonia is a rare disorder, but if you suffer from misophonia, you will need effective treatment. Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R of xxxx,xxxx is a leading Manhattan, NYC, tinnitus treatment psychotherapist , and can advise you of your treatment options.

What Triggers Misophonia?

Misophonia is triggered by different sounds in each person. For this reason, the disorder is known as a selective sound sensitivity syndrome. Not only can sound trigger the disorder, but some people may have reactions to repetitive motion, such as when they see someone fidgeting. Dr. xxxx is a leading Manhattan tinnitus treatment psychotherapist who can help you reduce your neuropsychiatric reactions to noxious sounds, using special psychotherapeutic techniques.

What Causes Misophonia?

Current medical thought about misophonia is that the disorder may be both related to how your brain reacts to specific sounds, and how your body then reacts automatically to signals from the brain

How Can Misophonia Be Treated?

misophoniaBecause there is a psychological and a physical component to misophonia, doctors like Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R successfully use sound therapy combined with psychological treatment like counseling and even antidepressants. Lifestyle changes are very important to help you manage your disorder. People with misophonia benefit from reduction of stress, and Dr. xxxx also advises his patients with misophonia to exercise regularly and to get an adequate amount of sleep.

Treatment of misophonia may include sound therapy. Sometimes Dr. xxxx will use a machine to generate white sound in order to minimize the person’s awareness of the sounds that trigger the discomfort. Cognitive behavioral therapy may be appropriate for management of the patient’s reactions to the offensive sounds.

Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R Treats Patients With Misophonia

If you suffer from “hatred of sound,” help is available. Dr. xxxx, a leading tinnitus treatment psychotherapist in New York City, can advise you of your options. Misophonia has a significant effect on your life, and we can help.

Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R specializes in treatment of patients with misophonia, a rare condition. If you suffer from this condition, consider a consultation with Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R, an experienced tinnitus treatment psychotherapist in NYC. Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R can make an accurate diagnosis and will help you find the best possible treatment for your misophonia.

Call Stephen Geller Katz for treatment of misophonia, at 646-213-2321, to schedule your appointment today.

Monthly Archives: October 2015

Tinnitus Anxiety

Tinnitus Symptoms Are Variable

Although tinnitus is a very common condition, it bothers some people more than others. Some people suffer from a debilitating reaction caused by tinnitus, and this interferes with everything in their lives, including relaxation, work, and sleep.

Stress Is Related To Tinnitus

People who are under a lot of stress tend to find that their tinnitus is very troubling.Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R is an experienced tinnitus treatment psychotherapist, who uses relaxation techniques as part of the treatment of patients with this condition.

Causes of Stress

When treating your tinnitus, Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R, a Manhattan psychotherapist who treats many patients with tinnitus, can help you identify the factors that are contributing to your stress level. Anxiety is a symptom of stress.tinnitus anxiety

You may feel that your stress is the direct result of something that is happening in your life, but the cognitive behavior therapy model shows us that it may really be just the way you are thinking about these events and circumstances that result in stress and anxiety.Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-Rhelps patients learn to think more productively to reduce the impact of stressful events and situations.

The Way You Think About Tinnitus Can Make You Anxious

Some people respond to tinnitus in a very calm way. In reality, they are likely to have the same level or type of tinnitus as others who are more disturbed by the condition. Studies have shown that people who have the most difficulty in their lives as a result of tinnitus think about their condition hopelessly, and ruminate about its persistence. This increases stress, which is also often associated with worsening symptoms, so it becomes a vicious circle.

Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R helps patients with tinnitus develop better coping skills, which results in stress reduction. Stress reduction usually results in diminished symptoms.

Learning How To Reduce Tinnitus Anxiety

If you are constantly upset by persistent tinnitus, your attention will focus on the annoying sensation. You may feel that it is a threat to your health or even to your sanity. A trained tinnitus psychotherapist can help you reduce this helpless feeling, by putting tinnitus into perspective and by helping you change your thoughts, physical reactions, and behaviors.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Tinnitus

A trained tinnitus psychotherapist, Stephen Geller Katz has successfully treated many patients in Manhattan and greater New York City, by helping patients with evaluation of distressing thoughts. Many patients find that distressing thoughts about tinnitus may really be an exaggeration of the problem, or may be based on untrue assumptions. Becoming aware of these anxiety-provoking patterns will allow you to change your thoughts and this will help you deal with tinnitus, which is a chronic condition.

Relaxation Techniques Reduce Stress and Tinnitus Anxiety

It’s sometimes difficult to relax when you are very anxious. A highly trained Manhattan psychotherapist, Stephen Geller Katz helps his patients learn relaxation techniques and when to use them to reduce the symptoms of tinnitus over time.tinnitus anxiety

New Habits Can Improve Your Outcome

Forming new habits may help you manage your tinnitus, by creating another focus for your attention. Behavioral changes can also reduce your stress level. Stephen Geller Katz often suggests patients with tinnitus use positive behaviors like exercise or enjoyable activities to take the focus away from the ringing in your ears. Stephen Geller Katz recommends using all available support networks to get the support you need as you live with this condition.
Call 646-213-2321 Today For Help With Tinnitus!

If you suffer from tinnitus, you may need professional help to reduce the problems tinnitus is causing in your life. Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R is a renowned Manhattan tinnitus treatment psychotherapist. Call today to schedule your consultation for tinnitus treatment.

Misophonia Treatment

What is Misophonia?

Misophonia means “hatred of sound.” This neuropsychiatric disorder results in negative emotions that are triggered by certain sounds to which the patient is sensitive. An experienced tinnitus treatment psychotherapist, like Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R, can help you adapt to this condition.

Misophonia might cause people to have a negative emotional reaction like anger or disgust when they hear a sound like typing, throat clearing, or sniffling. The sound can be very innocuous, but the person who suffers from misophonia typically has a central nervous system reaction that is similar to what that person might experience from a more obviously negative stimulus, like a gunshot or a growling dog.misophonia

The type of reaction people experience when they are exposed to something threatening or frightening is known as a fight or flight reflex. This reflex can result in sweating, rapid heart rate, and tension in the muscles. People with misophonia may have this type of reaction to, for example, chewing sounds. Some people with misophonia may feel compelled to mimic the noxious sound, which appears to reduce their distress. These behaviors are similar to behaviors seen with obsessive-compulsive disorders.

Misophonia is a rare disorder, but if you suffer from misophonia, you will need effective treatment. Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R of xxxx,xxxx is a leading Manhattan, NYC, tinnitus treatment psychotherapist , and can advise you of your treatment options.

What Triggers Misophonia?

Misophonia is triggered by different sounds in each person. For this reason, the disorder is known as a selective sound sensitivity syndrome. Not only can sound trigger the disorder, but some people may have reactions to repetitive motion, such as when they see someone fidgeting. Dr. xxxx is a leading Manhattan tinnitus treatment psychotherapist who can help you reduce your neuropsychiatric reactions to noxious sounds, using special psychotherapeutic techniques.

What Causes Misophonia?

Current medical thought about misophonia is that the disorder may be both related to how your brain reacts to specific sounds, and how your body then reacts automatically to signals from the brain

How Can Misophonia Be Treated?

misophoniaBecause there is a psychological and a physical component to misophonia, doctors like Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R successfully use sound therapy combined with psychological treatment like counseling and even antidepressants. Lifestyle changes are very important to help you manage your disorder. People with misophonia benefit from reduction of stress, and Dr. xxxx also advises his patients with misophonia to exercise regularly and to get an adequate amount of sleep.

Treatment of misophonia may include sound therapy. Sometimes Dr. xxxx will use a machine to generate white sound in order to minimize the person’s awareness of the sounds that trigger the discomfort. Cognitive behavioral therapy may be appropriate for management of the patient’s reactions to the offensive sounds.

Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R Treats Patients With Misophonia

If you suffer from “hatred of sound,” help is available. Dr. xxxx, a leading tinnitus treatment psychotherapist in New York City, can advise you of your options. Misophonia has a significant effect on your life, and we can help.

Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R specializes in treatment of patients with misophonia, a rare condition. If you suffer from this condition, consider a consultation with Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R, an experienced tinnitus treatment psychotherapist in NYC. Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R can make an accurate diagnosis and will help you find the best possible treatment for your misophonia.

Call Stephen Geller Katz for treatment of misophonia, at 646-213-2321, to schedule your appointment today.

Tinnitus Cognitive Center

Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R
19 West 34th Street
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New York, NY 10001


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