Within the pain we encounter in life lie the keys to unlocking real well-being, extraordinary growth and new levels of success. Every challenge and crisis in life is also a calling to become your greater self.
Keith Ablow graduated Brown University with a degree in neurosciences, with highest honors, and went on to receive his M.D. from The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He trained in psychiatry at Tufts/New England Medical Center and practiced for 25 years before creating Pain-2-Power, his life coaching and counseling system that transforms emotional injuries into insights that free us to overcome any challenge and become the self-actualized individuals we were always meant to be.
“People experience psychological pain for many reasons,” Dr. Ablow has said. “But we all share two central truths about this suffering: It comes from our life stories—whether the earliest or most recent chapters—and it sets the stage for the most powerful pages of all. The tough times we encounter aren’t ones that we are meant only to survive; they’re the times when we can discover how to thrive.”
Dr. Ablow has helped clients across the United States and from more than a dozen countries in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. His New York Times and USA Today bestselling books on the human psyche have been published in 8 languages. He was the host of the nationally-syndicated Dr. Keith Ablow Show, has appeared on countless television broadcasts and has published over 1,000 articles in newspapers and magazines. He has been profiled in People magazine, the Journal of the American Medical Association, Psychiatric Times, Good Housekeeping, Boston magazine, the New York Post, the Baltimore Sun, The Washington Post and many other publications.
Whether you struggle with low mood, anxiety, low self-esteem, a recent loss, a troubled relationship or can’t seem to reach your goals, working with Dr. Ablow will help you identify the roots of your problem, bring you relief and, simultaneously, identify your personal empowerment pathway to far greater happiness and success.
Dr. Ablow believes that the trouble couples face connecting and then maintaining and deepening their connection is based in each individual’s past history, as well as the history of their relationship. When we try to achieve true, lasting intimacy, walls we built long ago can get in the way. Dr. Ablow illuminates the underlying painful dynamics that complicate relationships and, in doing so, also uncovers the most powerful ways for couples to move forward.
Every family has a story, just as every individual does. Painful events—whether recent or long ago—can impact family members in very different ways. Emotional injuries can be magnified by continuing miscommunication. Dr. Ablow discovers the root causes of family discord and, by promoting understanding, empathy and autonomy, sets the stage for more powerful bonds than ever between family members.
Leaders have life stories, too. What a leader has lived through in his or her personal life will manifest itself as professional strengths and weaknesses. Dr. Ablow has worked as a personal counselor/coach to dozens of business leaders, across multiple industries. He finds the “pain points” in an executive’s or entrepreneur’s leadership style, identifies the emotional dynamics creating them and then develops a strategic plan to make that leader more positive, passionate and powerful than ever before.
When companies encounter challenging times, it can be very hard to keep teams focused on the fact that today’s pain can absolutely translate into tomorrow’s power. It’s meant to be that way. Dr. Ablow can help all team members recognize and feel this potential and work effectively to achieve it. That’s what Pain-2-Power is all about.
Community-based organizations, towns, cities and states sometimes endure events that can disrupt their cohesiveness and optimism. Dr. Ablow can use such events and the painful psychological dynamics they set in motion to instead create powerful bonds between stakeholders and set the stage for periods of unprecedented growth.
Unparalleled Attention. Profound Results. The Cottage is a private sanctuary for clients. It offers a genuine, dedicated, and direct healing partnership with one of the most famous healers in the world, uniquely able to harness the powerful synergies of counseling, life coaching, and mentoring.
Started by Dr. Keith Ablow, Christian Josi, and Commander Kirk Lippold USN (Ret.), #HELP22 was launched in an effort to help curb veteran suicides. Free one-hour counseling and advice sessions are available on the 22nd of each month for any veteran in need, anywhere in the world- whether in person, by phone, or video chat.
Keith is the author of 16 books, including several New York Times and USA Today bestsellers. His self-help works Living the Truth: Transform Your Life Through the Power of Insight and Honesty, The 7: Seven Wonders that Will Change Your Life and To Wrestle with Demons have been published around the world. Keith is the Chairman of the Classics of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Library, published by Gryphon Editions.