I am a licensed psychologist with over 20 years of experience. I practice Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and combine many other approaches using evidenced-based methods. I have worked with severely mentally ill adults, children with behavior problems, couples in distress and enjoy helping people overcome the pain and trauma they have endured.
Psychotherapy - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Gottman Therapy, and more.
Clients include children, families, couples, adolescents, and adults.
Areas of Expertise
I have had specialized training from the Gottman Institute in marital/couples therapy. I have training in sex therapy, the treatment of sexual abusers, and the treatment of victims of abuse (i.e., domestic violence, sexual assault,and incest
I treat individuals with mood disorders, depression and bi-polar disorder, suicidality, bi-polar, and anxiety disorders, phobias, PTSD, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic attack, compulsive disorders such as drinking, drugging, shopping, sexing, gambling, cluttering, etc., personality disorders, child and adolescent behavior and developmental disorders, and provide parenting and co-parenting consultation. I also provide psychological testing services.
My therapy style is very interactive. I am not a "silent" therapist. I use a combination of Interpersonal, Cognitive and Behavior Therapies, Transactional Analysis, Reality Therapy, Dynamic-Psychotherapy, Emotionally-Focused Psychotherapy, and Collaborative Couple's Therapy. I also apply the scientific work of Paul Ekman, Ph.D. (the study of emotions and the facial recognition of emotions) in my psychotherapeutic work. Treatment is research- and science-based.
Additionally, I provide psychological testing services for ADHD, learning disability and personality and emotional disorders.
See my website for information. Your-psychologist.com