Mel Schwartz, LCSW

The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 014: How to Achieve and Sustain Happiness

We all want to be happy, but most of us struggle in this endeavor. In this episode of The Possibility Podcast, Mel explores the elusive nature… Continue reading The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 014: How to Achieve and Sustain Happiness

The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 013: You Can’t Love Another If You Don’t Love Yourself

In this episode Mel delves into the nature of healthy self-love. This love for self is not self-interested or narcissistic, but a bountiful relationship with… Continue reading The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 013: You Can’t Love Another If You Don’t Love Yourself

For the Sake of the Children

I’ve often heard people in conflicted and unhappy marriages claim that they are staying together for the sake of the children. Even if they do good… Continue reading For the Sake of the Children

Rethinking Anxiety

When a dysfunction such as anxiety – or depression, for that matter – becomes so commonplace, we must turn to our culture, which is our… Continue reading Rethinking Anxiety

Is Our Society Manufacturing Depressed People?

An Epidemic of Depression Our society is in the throes of a virtual epidemic of depression. The numbers are quite staggering. More than twenty percent… Continue reading Is Our Society Manufacturing Depressed People?

I’ll Be Happy When…

What is the source of happiness? We tend to assume that happiness will come from a future event. It typically depends upon something else happening.… Continue reading I’ll Be Happy When…

The Paradox of Expectations

Beginning a new year often brings forth a review of our expectations and I thought it might be a good idea to briefly examine this… Continue reading The Paradox of Expectations

Turning Financial Crisis into Opportunity

As a psychotherapist, I have worked with many individuals who are high powered, high income Wall Streeters. Even in the best of times, many of… Continue reading Turning Financial Crisis into Opportunity