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Tampa Therapy in the News

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Dr. Barbash, owner of Tampa Therapy, LLC has been interviewed and featured as a mental health expert in Cosmopolitan Magazine and in several news segments by Tampa Bay news networks. Click the links below to view a sampling of these news pieces.

Dr. Barbash is also a contributing blogger for Psychology Today and other mental health sources. Published blogs and articles can be found below.

VoyageTampa – October 2022: Inspiring Conversations with Dr. Elyssa Barbash of Tampa Therapy

Tampa Bay Times – October 2022: How to cope with Hurricane Ian trauma, stress, and anxiety
Fox News 13 – July 2020: Booming fireworks distressing for those with PTSD

The Weather Channel Podcast – June 2019: Five Categories of Fear: How Hurricanes Trigger Trauma

WUFT and NPR Documentary – May 2019: Invisible Aftermath: Hurricanes and PTSD

Cosmopolitan Magazine – June 2018 issue


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Bay News 9: Seeking Help for PTSD

Aired on February 12, 2018

ABC Action News: Calm Your Anxiety with Three Natural and Affordable Remedies

Aired on May 8, 2017

Fox News 13: The Impact of Inappropriate or Violent Media Content on Children

Aired April 19, 2017

Fox News 13: Experts Discuss Mental Health, Social Media, and the ‘Facebook Killer’

Aired on April 18, 2017

WTSP Channel 10: Are You Addicted to Your Cell Phone? Dr. Barbash weighs in.

Aired on April 5, 2017

Recent Blogs on Psychology Today

Therapy with a Real Trauma Therapist – Part 1

Featured on January 30, 2019

Worrying: A Waste of Time and Energy

Featured on January 2, 2019

There is Hope!

Featured on September 17, 2018

Realistic Expectations in the Process of Growth and Change

Featured on June 16, 2018

Accepting Feedback from Your Partner or Spouse

Featured on March 28, 2018

Mindfulness and Being Present in the Moment

Featured on January 7, 2018

Tragedy in Las Vegas: Strategies for Psychological Healing

Featured on October 3, 2017

Post-Hurricane Stress, Anxiety, Recovery, and PTSD

Featured on September 22, 2017

Recognizing and Accepting Psychological Distress

Featured on June 27, 2017

Overcoming Sexual Assault: Symptoms & Recovery

Featured on April 18, 2017

Perspective: The Difference Maker in Memories and Experiences

Featured on April 3, 2017

Different Types of Trauma: Small ‘t’ versus Large ‘T’

Featured on March 13, 2017


Recent Articles on Other Mental Health Sources

How to Stay Happy During Big Life Transitions

Featured on on May 29, 2020

The Long-Term Effects Social Distancing May Have On Mental Health

Featured on Huffington Post on May 15, 2020

NY Daily News – April 2020: Calls to federal disaster mental-health hotline jump by 891% over last year

Featured on on April 7, 2020

NBC Better Health – May 2019: Are little ‘t’ traumas hurting your romantic relationships?

Featured on NBC on May 8, 2019

The Psychological Effects of Hurricanes

Featured in the Palm Beach Post on October 10, 2018

Dr. Barbash featured in Livestrong article: Shaun T Tells Fellow Sexual Abuse Victims: “Unleash Your Power”

Featured on on November 21, 2017

5 Signs Your Family Would Benefit from Therapy & Shouldn’t Be Ashamed of It

Featured on on June 27, 2017

Why You Fantasize About Other People When You’re Married, According to Psychology

Featured on on June 6, 2017

4 Ways Couples Therapy Makes You Better Co-Parents

Featured on on June 6, 2017

Why You Need to Ditch the Spa and Go to Therapy

Featured on on March 13, 2017

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