My Approach to Helping
Has your emotional pain reached a critical point?
Do you feel more anxious and scared lately?
Do you need guidance dealing with a specific issue in your life?
Are you feeling overwhelmed with sadness and loneliness?
I will create a safe and accepting environment where you will feel safe enough to talk so you can begin to have emotions without emotions having control over you. I use an interactive approach with warmth and empathy, I customize each treatment based on the therapeutic needs of the individual. I provide both brief therapy (1-12 sessions) with a very specific focus, as well as long-term therapy to address deeper, underlying issues.
Coming to therapy is often viewed as a weakness. I appreciate how risky and anxiety ridden it can feel to open up to a complete stranger. In my professional experience, coming to therapy requires a great deal of courage and determination, deliberately and consciously facing what is uncomfortable in order to grow is not for all of us.
I believe my extensive training, successful results with patients over the last 27 years and my own self-awareness puts me in an exceptional position to help others Heal & Thrive.
More Info About My Practice
Training 6 years post masters in techniques of psychoanalytic psychotherapy and psychoanalysis, providing clinical expertise in psychodynamic treatment for a variety of clinical milieus. Post-doctoral training in trauma based disorders and addictions with creative and skillful approaches with dual diagnosis.
Specializing in restoring optimal functioning to populations diagnosed Anxiety, Depression, post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD) and personality disorders, an extensive background in treating psychopathology in both adult and adolescent populations. Compassion, clinical expertise and creativity working within conditions of client resistance and ambivalence.
Designed and presented multiple intensive therapeutic workshops. As a Consultant developed and facilitated both corporate and public educational seminars. Authored magazine articles and appeared in television and print media.
On the Fence About Going to Therapy?
I know how anxiety provoking it can be to think about talking to someone NEW about you and your life. I have been in that place myself, in fact, I have been frustrated and discouraged by going to therapists where I didn't feel fully heard or understood, or helped to heal deeper issues.
My job is to fully understand you and your concerns so I can help you achieve your goals and dreams. If you would like to talk before we meet, I will gladly give you a complimentary phone consultation for 20 minutes.