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Dr. Jayne Marie Singer, PH.D.

Psychologist

Dr. Jayne Singer is a psychologist practicing in Boston, MA. Dr. Singer specializes in the treatment of health mental problems, and helps people to cope with their mental illnesses. As a psychologist, Dr. Singer evaluates and treats patients through a variety of methods, most typically being psychotherapy or talk therapy. Patients usually visit Dr. Singer because they have been experiencing depression, anxiety, stress or anger for a significant period of time and are seeking help. Psychologists may perform a variety of exams and assessments to diagnose a mental condition.
Dr. Jayne Marie Singer, PH.D.
  • Boston, MA
  • Accepting new patients

How can I get over my fears of height?

Hello, There are evidence-based treatments such as progressive exposure therapy for your fear and every reason to believe that you can overcome this. Please look for a cognitive READ MORE
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There are evidence-based treatments such as progressive exposure therapy for your fear and every reason to believe that you can overcome this. Please look for a cognitive behavioral therapist with expertise in treating specific phobias. You can locate a therapist through the Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapy (www.abct.org) and the Anxiety Disorders Association of America (www.adaa.org).

What could be the reason my mother is just not eating?

Hello, Grieving is an important and healthy emotional step towards regaining her footing in her new life without your father, and yes, your mother's loss and bereavement could READ MORE
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Grieving is an important and healthy emotional step towards regaining her footing in her new life without your father, and yes, your mother's loss and bereavement could very well be developing into more of a depression. She could start with a check-up with her primary care doctor to address her emotional and physical symptoms. She might also want to consider participating in a bereavement group to be with others who have also experienced loss of their spouses.

My mother seems to be obsessed with her health. Is this abnormal

Hello, Please do make sure that your mother has had a thorough medical examination to ensure that all of her symptoms have been addressed by her physician. In the course of READ MORE
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Please do make sure that your mother has had a thorough medical examination to ensure that all of her symptoms have been addressed by her physician. In the course of that process, her medical doctor can be your ally in trying to figure out whether this is more of an emotional condition and can make referrals accordingly. You don't need to figure it out by yourself.

What is the treatment for anorexia?

Hello, Management will depend upon the other symptoms and causes of her anorexia. Start with a thorough medical examination followed by behavioral health treatment, such as READ MORE
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Management will depend upon the other symptoms and causes of her anorexia. Start with a thorough medical examination followed by behavioral health treatment, such as cognitive behavioral therapy to help her manage her symptoms. Medication will depend upon her response to behavioral intervention.

My 17 Year Old Daughter Has Bulimia.

Your daughter might consider participating in a group that practices dialectical behavior therapy.

Can insomnia be psychological?

Insomnia in a child can be related to so many things, ranging from nutrition to anxiety and social challenges. Please start with a thorough medical examination and updated bloodwork READ MORE
Insomnia in a child can be related to so many things, ranging from nutrition to anxiety and social challenges. Please start with a thorough medical examination and updated bloodwork with her pediatrician including some guidance on basic sleep hygiene.