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Dr. Marc Katz

Clinical Psychology
Santa Clara, CA
23 years experience

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Santa Clara, CA

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160 Saratoga Ave, Santa Clara, CA
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Clinical Psychology

Languages spoken

English

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Katz
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Panic attacks and ag: Panic attacks and agoraphobia are related. When one, inaccurately, believes that a location was the cause of the panic attack, they will tend to avo... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Katz
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Exercise is good: I can't imagine any Doctor would say such a thing! Where there is a will, there is a way. Exercise will not only help you get back to a healthy wei... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Katz
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
DC Remeron (mirtazapine): It is possible to change psychotropic medications. A psychiatrist can instruct you on how to go about changing your medication. They will methodica... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Katz
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Med Management: The words "crazy active", "manic" and "endless energy" are suggestive of one of the Bipolar Disorders. With psychotropic medications, the key is fi... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Katz
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
What's the Rush?: There is much more to intimacy than being physical. You state that you have only known her for one date ... What's the rush? I recommend you both ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Katz
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
You may be depressed: Constant worry is generally unhealthy and falls into the category of "anxiety disorders." however, feeling sad, upset, or irritable "for no reason" s... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Katz
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Anxiety and Memory: Anxiety can definitely impact memory. Anxiety is typically our body's way of preparing a person to manage a threat. When this occurs our body activa... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Katz
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Get some support: I encourage you to seek help with a therapist who specializes in eating disorders. There are highly trained professionals who are experts in this are... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Katz
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Multiple Meds: Wellbutrin (bupropion) and Zoloft are commonly taken together. Don't know so much about Vyvanse ... but it's not uncommon to see individuals on more ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Marc Katz
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Aspirin on Lexapro (escitalopram): Should be ok. I've never heard of a problem with the two. If concerned, contact your treating physician.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Katz
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
GAD: Anxiety and fear thoughts go hand-in-hand. Try some relaxation techniques to bring on the 'relaxation response' and this should alleviate the fear th... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Katz
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Anxiety symptom: Pupils dilate during the 'fight or flight' response, which can alter perception and create a sense of of unreality. Short, shallow breaths can add to... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Katz
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Not Necessarily BPD: Borderline personality disorder is characterized by symptoms that include a history of instability in relationships. It typically has to do with iss... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Katz
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Drinking and anxiety: Mixing alcohol and anxiety medications is generally not a good idea for reasons too numerous to document here. Generally speaking, alcohol can reek h... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Katz
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Is this a problem?: Who knows? There could be a variety of reasons. Unless this is causing you some sort of problem, i say, enjoy. There is nothing wrong with being a... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Katz
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Exercise for Anxiety: Exercise is a great place to start. Your body will release natural endorphins that greatly help one feel relaxed. An out of shape body is a stresso... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Katz
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
What is anxiety?: Yes, anxiety can lead to perceptual changes. It is part of our natural "fight or flight" response which is very primitive. When we feel anxious, our... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Katz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Katz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Wow!!! Wonderful advice! Thank you!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you!!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

1999
Graduated 1999MD

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