My guest in this episode is Dr. Simon Rego, Chief Psychologist at Montefiore Medical Center of New York City and co-author with Sarah Fader of the #1 Amazon Best Seller The 10 Step Depression Relief Workbook. Simon Rego has been sought out as an expert for CBS and Fox News television, the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, just to name a few. In this episode we share stories and discuss practical techniques for how to deal with intrusive thoughts. Techniques discussed include acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness and Exercise Therapy. This episode is sponsored by CF Creative Designs, a full-service creative design agency. They offer a full suite of marketing solutions such as logo and brand identity, print design, package design, vehicle wraps, trade show booths, promotional items, signage and other marketing collateral.  CF Creative Designs has built an incredible reputation for their award winning designs, expertise in their field, their dependable and quick turnaround times and their excellent customer service. Their rates are affordable to fit in your budget. Check out their five star reviews at or reach them at 201.306.6422 for a free quote on your next design project. Do you have a child nine and under in your world? Teach them the lesson of strength and resilience through gifting them my new book, entitled “There’s Always Hope:  A Story About Overcoming,” which can be found on and features beautiful illustrations by Briana Giasullo. This book will also serve as a great symbolic gift for an adult in your life who is in need of hope. 

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