My Approach to Helping
Many people feel like they are on automatic pilot. Their joy is gone. People often scramble for something to make them feel better, but it is short-lived. Therapy is designed to resolve internal problems. There is no external solution, for an internal problem. The good news is, therapy works. Therapy can make a world of difference and your positive change will be permanent and ever progressing. It's hard to to finally come to the decision to seek therapy and to know who to select from this website. Go with an experienced therapist and go with your instincts.
More Info About My Practice
I have been practicing psychotherapy for over 40 years. I do individual, group, couples and family therapy. I work with all ages.
I have 4 specialties:
(1) I specialize with adults who want to deal with chronic personality issues.
(2) I specialize in the evaluation and treatment of those with
(3) I also specialize in treating children/teens with various concerns.
(4) I also work with couples.
What I Love about Being a Psychotherapist
I love psychotherapy and I love doing it because it is one of the few things I am good at. I had my own personal and successful psychoanalysis. I went for 9 years, four times a week. Now, I am a happily married man, who is a better husband, father and person. Therapy helps you mature your character, reduce your neurosis and interact better with others. It is a professional relationship that nets real results for the person who really wants to resolve their difficulties. It is for people who don't want to feel the way they are feeling.
What Makes up a Problem?
We all come from a family, of some kind. Families are similar to cults. There are good messages from the cult leaders and bad ones. You are comprised of both, like me. In ways, we have been programed. The therapist is a professionally trained individual who helps to de-program you and see things as they are and see yourself and others more realistically. If it's not one thing it's a MOTHER; then you have to look FATHER; but in the end, it's spilled milk. The world says you can't cry over spilled milk, but therapist know you have to, in order to work through psychological damage. Long-term conflicts, past traumatic events, heightened internal ambivalence prevent people from moving forward. These are key elements that constitute someone who is having a problem.