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Dr. Henry L. McCurtis

Psychiatrist

Dr. Henry L. McCurtis is a top Psychiatrist in New York, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Henry L. McCurtis is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Henry L. McCurtis is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Henry L. McCurtis is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In New York, New York, Dr. Henry L. McCurtis is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Henry L. McCurtis
  • New York, New York
  • Stanford University
  • Accepting new patients

Can a psychiatrist treat people who are suffering from alcohol addiction?

Addiction psychiatry can provide an array of interventions, biological and psychological, and. social. Specifically your may be responsive to a 12 facilitative psychotherapy combined READ MORE
Addiction psychiatry can provide an array of interventions, biological and psychological, and. social. Specifically your may be responsive to a 12 facilitative psychotherapy combined with a 90/90 engagement in AA. This of course requires his motivation be beyond the contemplative stage. He must engage in AA fervently embracing the first step. This can be facilitated by a combination of medication management to reduce craving and binging and CBT

What can I do to overcome my fear of heights?

One can combine relaxation techniques with guided imagery that is associated with the phobic situation. First begin by imagining the height that triggers your fear. Focus on READ MORE
One can combine relaxation techniques with guided imagery that is associated with the phobic situation. First begin by imagining the height that triggers your fear. Focus on your anxiety response to the height as you imagine. For example, can this imagery trigger on a scale from 0-10 where 10 is the most anxious a 9 or 10. If so let your anxiety register and then begin the relaxation by breathing sequential muscle tensing and relaxing and imagining being in a relaxing peaceful place. Once you replace the anxious imagery with this soothing peaceful imagery you have begun the process of mastering the phobia. Now you simply practice this sequence over and over to gain a sense of agency over the phobic situation. When you feel you have agency you can go to a real height and use this intervention

My daughter has serious concentration issues. What can I do about it?

Your daughter should have a comprehensive neuropsychological assessment and be evaluated by a child psychiatrist for the possibility of a trial of medications. It is important READ MORE
Your daughter should have a comprehensive neuropsychological assessment and be evaluated by a child psychiatrist for the possibility of a trial of medications. It is important to assess whether there is an anxiety component complicating her concentration and impulsivity.

Is there a cure for schizophrenia?

The target symptoms of schizophrenia require medication management to maintain remission. The assessment of patient strength and coping skill enhancement should be a part of the READ MORE
The target symptoms of schizophrenia require medication management to maintain remission. The assessment of patient strength and coping skill enhancement should be a part of the treatment plan to ensure maximal role functioning to anchor self esteem and manage stress.

Is bipolar disorder curable?

There are very effective treatments to manage the target symptoms of bipolar disorder and sustain mood stabilization. Your brother must learn to manage the illness or it will manage READ MORE
There are very effective treatments to manage the target symptoms of bipolar disorder and sustain mood stabilization. Your brother must learn to manage the illness or it will manage him.

Is my husband's mental health responsible for his increased sexual drive?

Is your husband's pituitary tumor a prolactinoma? Norprolac is a dopamine agonist and has been associated with hyper-sexual behavior. Hence, your husband's behavior may be a side READ MORE
Is your husband's pituitary tumor a prolactinoma? Norprolac is a dopamine agonist and has been associated with hyper-sexual behavior. Hence, your husband's behavior may be a side effect of his medications.

What can I do to boost my self esteem and confidence?

Self-esteem is dynamically related to the synchronous recruitment of one's resources, skill, knowledge, talent, experience, and social capital in establishing and pursuing realistic READ MORE
Self-esteem is dynamically related to the synchronous recruitment of one's resources, skill, knowledge, talent, experience, and social capital in establishing and pursuing realistic personal and professional objectives and goals while providing a realistic appraisal of goal and objective attainment. Harsh values and standards can compromise resource appraisal, goal setting, and appraisal.

What are the guidelines for recommending psychiatric medication?

If your target symptoms persist after CBT it may be that a combination of CBT with medications might be superior to CBT alone.

With my mother's illnesses, I am becoming extremely depressed. What can I do about this?

You need verbal therapy to help you sort out what you can and cannot do. You may be clinically depressed and need medications. You may need home health aid supports for your mother READ MORE
You need verbal therapy to help you sort out what you can and cannot do. You may be clinically depressed and need medications. You may need home health aid supports for your mother