Psychotherapy is the primary clinical service that I offer. Depression, Bipolar Disorder, anxiety disorders, adjustment disorders, relationship issues, and issues involving attention and learning are frequently the foci of treatment. Treatment modalities include individual, couples, and family psychotherapy.
is a collaborative process wherein my clinical skills and experience
are brought together with your efforts and insights so that your personal goals
can be achieved and/or problems resolved. There
are many different methods I may use to deal with the issues that you hope to
address. Psychotherapy is not like a
medical doctor visit. Instead, it
calls for a very active effort on your part.
In order for the therapy to be most successful, you will have to work on
things we talk about both during our sessions and at home.
can have benefits and risks. Therapy
often leads to better relationships, solutions to specific problems, and
significant reductions in feelings of distress; however, since therapy often
involves discussing unpleasant aspects of your life, you may experience
uncomfortable feelings like sadness, guilt, anger, frustration, loneliness, and
helplessness as we work together. Our
aim will be to help you achieve your goals, but there are no guarantees of what
you will experience.
first few sessions will involve an evaluation of your needs. By the end of the
evaluation, I will be able to offer you some first impressions of what our work
will include and a treatment plan to follow, if you decide to continue with
therapy. You should evaluate this information along with your own opinions of
whether you feel comfortable working with me.
will usually schedule one 50-minute session (one appointment hour of 50 minutes
duration) each week or every other week at a time we agree on.
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