Services Provided

Individual Psychotherapy

Psychodynamic Approach 

  • View human behavior as being motivated largely by unconscious processes, and help client gain insight and understanding of the intrapsychic forces that are responsible for his or her maladaptive behavior
  • Regard early development as having a profound effect on adult functioning. Explore how unresolved conflicts from childhood are reflected in the client's current family relationships
  • Provide client with the opportunity for a corrective emotional experience

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • Help client identify his or her distorted thoughts
  • Test the reality and then modify the client's dysfunctional beliefs that underlie their distorted thinking
  • Help client increase his or her adaptive problem-solving skills

Couples and Family Therapy

  • Treat the couple or family as both a unitary whole and a collection of separate individuals
  • Explore how each person's behavior has a cause-and-effect relationship between the family and their environment and how that relationship affects the family balance
  • Help client reduce anxiety and alleviate symptoms by providing client with knowledge and tools to help them separate their intellectual and emotional functioning from the functioning of other family members
  • Help client set appropriate boundaries within the family system

Adult
Attention Deficit
Hyperactivity Disorder

  • Educate client about Adult Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Identify talents and strengths to help client build confidence and self-esteem
  • Help client implement lifestyle changes, such as diet and exercise, that can help facilitate better focus
  • Use coaching techniques to help client get organized and make plans to achieve goals
  • Refer to psychiatric resource for pharmaceutical intervention if client desires and it is appropriate
  • Create a treatment team that could include psychotherapy, medication, and coaching

 


Gender Identity and
Sexual Orientation

 

  • Help clients navigate through issues arising from: shame; fear of change; internal homophobia; fear of rejection; fear of alienation from family, friends, co-workers, and religious affiliations
  • Using a humanistic or existential approach to help clients move toward self-definition
  • Operating as therapist, educator and often advocate for clients

As Well As

  • Depression
  • Anxiety/Panic Disorder
  • Abandonment Issues
  • Self Esteem Issues
  • Intimate Relationship Conflicts
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Adjustments to Change/Life Transitions
  • Stress Management