Weighing short-term and long-term costs can be difficult when emotionally flooded. We’re hardwired to act in ways that help us in the immediate present. Unfortunately, these short-term strategies end up being unhealthy. Avoidance that only makes matters worse. Modern life is too complicated to make split second decisions. This cognitive behavioral (CBT) training video describes how to tell the difference between short and long-term thinking. It also describes how to avoid short-term traps to achieve long-term goals.
About The Author
Raised in a rural farm town Iowa, Yonasan Bender, L.C.S.W. combines small town values with powerful training. He provide clients with cutting-edge empirical knowledge, empathy, and timeless wisdom.
Yonasan’s a graduate of Hebrew University’s Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare. He completed post graduate training in a wide array of therapeutic approaches. These approaches range from CBT to Psychodynamic therapies. Before Hebrew University, he studied at Washington University in St. Louis and Drake University. Yonasan majored in philosophy and ethics.
Yonasan is a member of the Association For Contextual Behavioral Science. He’s a key member of the clinical team at The Place, the Jerusalem Centre for Emotional Wellbeing. Yonasan is a Dialectical Behavioral Therapist skills trainer at Machon Dvir. He’s also a group leader for the National Educational Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder’ Family Connections program.
He specializes in treating anxiety, depression, anger, poor self-esteem, insomnia, and marital conflict. He has an extensive background working with individuals, couples, families, and children.