Cognitive Behavior Therapy for ADHD or ADD

Written by Dr. Campos, Ph.D. What is CBT? Cognitive Behavior Therapy, or CBT, is a time-limited, goal-oriented, and evidence-based therapy that proposes that maladaptive (or unhelpful) thinking styles can lead to unhelpful, recurrent emotional states, actions, and mental disorders. CBT also theoretically incorporates behavior therapy or behaviorism principles. These principles include identifying the antecedents and […] Continue reading

Racial Trauma & Liberation: Reflections From A Psychologist

Author: Dr. Irma Campos Trauma is broadly defined as a “disordered psychic or behavioral state resulting from severe mental or emotional stress or physical injury,” according to Merriam-Webster. Through a quick perusal of the news, a discussion with a close friend, or a glance at history, we can see the significant psychological and physical trauma […] Continue reading

CBT Tips for Coronavirus Anxiety

During trying times, varying levels of anxiety are inevitable. In fact, experiencing anxiety can even be viewed as an evolutionary-based and adaptive response intended to help individuals survive environmental threats to the self, safety, or resources. In this post, I will provide information about anxiety disorders and offer recommendations for managing anxiety during this public […] Continue reading

Self-Care During Times of Crisis

By Dr. Irma Campos, Licensed Psychologist During times of widespread uncertainty and distress, difficult emotions and underlying concerns we struggle with are likely to emerge. Remember that seeking counseling is an effective way to manage the current distress, and as a psychologist in Tampa, Florida I am here to help. I offer evidence-based counseling for […] Continue reading

Finding the Right Psychologist for Therapy or Testing

Sometimes searching for the right service or provider can be more overwhelming than you anticipated. As a Tampa psychologist in practice for several years, I know the difficulties some clients have faced in seeking services. Have you recently tried to search for a mental health provider, like a psychologist, only to find that you are […] Continue reading

Committing to and Investing in Your New Year’s Resolution

By Dr. Irma Campos, Licensed Psychologist With the new year comes a long list of resolutions, goals, and aspirations. New Years’ resolutions are often well-intended and can lead to effective change with the appropriate goals, mindset, behavioral strategies, and environmental supports. When it comes to human behavior, change is not always simple. This is why […] Continue reading