work with individuals with a wide range of interests and
Whether working within a specific treatment modality such as
cognitive-behavioral therapy for the treatment of anxiety or
depression or within a general solution-focused framework when
exploring a difficult interpersonal relationship at work, I
help people to question their reactions and perceptions and to
understand the underlying emotions that affect their thinking.
work as a clinical psychologist has been influenced by family systems
theory, by Carl Jung, by modern psychoanalytic theorists such as
Stolorow and Atwood, and by attachment theory and the work of Daniel
Stern and Daniel Siegel.
encourage people of all ages and in all stages of life to
psychotherapy as an avenue of personal growth. I also
encourage other therapeutic modalities such as attending mindfulness
training seminars, working exercise into daily routine, body work, and
exploring alternative spiritual practices.
Teenagers struggling with
issues of self-confidence and with a desire to break understand
parental influences may find therapy a helpful outlet. Young adults launching into financial independence and those contemplating
marriage may enter therapy in order to clarify their life goals. A
recent break-up with a partner may trigger symptoms of depression and
anxiety, and a course of therapy may offer a means to regroup and
regain emotional equilibrium.
Adults in their thirties, forties, and fifties
may be questioning the quality of their relationships, feel a general
dissatisfaction with their lives, have experienced the loss of a loved
one, be facing a troubling medical diagnosis, or want to explore a
mid-life career change. Perhaps a conflict within the family of origin
has begun to strain family connections in ways that require
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