About Christy Matta, MA
Christy Matta M.A. is a trainer, consultant and writer. She is the author of "The Stress Response: How Dialectical Behavior Therapy Can Free You from Needless Anxiety, Worry, Anger, and Other Symptoms of Stress."
Christy has worked in mental health since 1994, is intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy(DBT) and has extensive training in Mindfulness. She is an experienced group leader and trainer in both Mindfulness and DBT Skills Groups. Christy blogs regularly for Psych Central at Dialectical Behavior Therapy Understood.
Articles by Christy Matta, MA:
Interventions That Really Work for College Drinking
Why Do We Overeat?
5 Cognitive Behavioral Strategies for Losing Weight that Work
The Mysteries of Sleep Explained
Diets & Dieting: Is it Time to End the Debate?
Can Distraction Contribute to Mental Illness?
5 Steps to Improve Sleep & Emotional Vulnerability
Unraveling the Secrets of Our Mysterious Brain
New to Mindfulness? How to Get Started
Our Brain on Stress: Forgetful & Emotional
How Trauma Can Affect Your Body & Mind
Top 4 Alternative Treatments: Are They Right For You?
Stress in America: Our Healthcare System Falls Short
Why Are Women So Stressed in the Workplace?
The No. 1 Obstacle to Weight Loss
6 Strategies to Make Valuable Work Connections
8 Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Your Health
Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation: A New Electrical Treatment for Depression?
Improve Kids’ Behavior: Catch Them Being Good
4 Strategies to Help You Bounce Back from Adversity
Is Distance Treatment the Wave of the Future?
9 Tips for Surviving Holiday Stress
Do Fashion Magazines Make You Feel Fat?
Strategies to Help Bear Our Anguish
Understanding the Alarming Rate of Suicide Among Soldiers
Pollution and Well-Being: A Startling Connection
Does Success Lead to Happiness?
Can You Decrease Belly Fat with Mindfulness?
Social Touching: Building or Breaking Connections
Can Exercise Make You Smarter?
Politics: Are We Really More Divided Than Ever?
Police Officers More Likely to Shoot When Anxious
Do Your Fears Hold You Back? 3 Simple Strategies to Ease Fear
Why Do We Dwell in the Past?
Can We Learn from the Boy Scouts’ Perversion Files?
7 Simple Parenting Strategies That Work
Are You Tired All the Time? Food Might Be to Blame
How Reading Lights Up Your Mind
Impulse and Envy: When You Shouldn’t Buy That Car
Why It’s Important to Feel Valued At Your Job
How We Get Stuck In Intractable Conflict
Do You Choke Under Pressure? A Routine That May Help
Does Obesity Change Your Sense of Taste?
How to Curb Your Food Cravings
Want Better Health? Your Eating Environment Matters
Why is it So Hard to Curb Your Cravings?
5 Ways to Respond to a Complainer at Work
Are You Making a Fundamental Mistake in Managing Your Health?
The Key to Success: It May Not Be What You Think It Is