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In addition to facilitating more that 60,000 hours of psychotherapy, Dr. Cortman is very active writing books and articles, appearing on television and radio shows, and speaking live for groups and organizations. Here are some examples of his writing:

Take Control of Your Anxiety        

Buy Now @ Amazon for $11.59   Do you know what really triggers panic attacks? Are you aware of what thinking patterns create anxiety? Are you a chronic worrier? Have you ever self-medicated with alcohol or tranquilizers? According to mental health professionals, anxiety disorders have emerged as the common cold of mental illness. Every family is touched in some way or another by anxiety issues and, with ever-increasing frequency, diagnosable anxiety disorders. In Take Control of Your Anxiety--an easy-to-read, self-help book for the layperson--Drs. Cortman, Shinitzky, and O'Connor present the current understanding of anxiety: its genesis in the brain, its functions and contributions to human survival and growth, and its progression to pathology. Each of the five major anxiety disorders is featured in a chapter that explores its etiology, practical steps and exercises for successful resolution, and real-life case studies of patients who have overcome the disorder.…

Your Mind: An Owner's Manual for a Better Life

Buy Now @ Amazon for $11.22   During their more than 80,000 hours facilitating psychotherapy, Drs. Cortman and Shinitzky realized that most people are unaware of 10 crucial psychological truths--truths imperative to maintaining mental health and well-being. "Dr. Harold Shinitzky, whom I like to call 'Doc,' has kept me from making irrational decisions at some really hard times. He has a way with positive words and wisdom like no other. Although he cannot solve them all, he has helped me have a better handle on thinking out the situation before I react. Your Mind is a definite read and has help me tremendously! Grip It & Read It!" --John Daly, PGA Golfer "Individuals suffering from drug and alcohol or other addictions, anxiety, depression, resentment, and compulsive behavior, as well as those having difficulty moving on from bad relationships and other bad experiences can greatly benefit from the…


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