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CLINICALLY SPECIALIZING IN:

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Anxiety 

  • Worries

  • Fears

  • Phobias

  • Panic

  • OCD

  • Generalized

  • PTSD

 

Trauma 

  • Sexual Assault

  • Rape

  • Domestic Violence

  • Abuse

    • Physical

    • Mental

    • Emotional

    • Financial

  • Physical Accident

  • Crime Victim/Witness

  • War Related

  • 9-11 Related

  • Neglect / Abandonment

Mood 

  • Depression

  • Mania

  • Bipolar I

  • Bipolar II

  • Cyclothymia

  • Dysthymia

  • Mood Dysregulation

 

Family 

  • Marriage

  • Separation

  • Divorce

  • Parental Alienation

  • Therapeutic Visitation

  • Supervised Visitation

  • Parenting

  • Sibling Issues

  • Court Appointed

Behavior

  • Shy/Withdrawn

  • Acting out

  • Outbursts

  • Anger Management

  • Self Injury

  • Organization

  • Time Management

  • Self Esteem

  • Confidence

  • Impulsivity

  • Sleep Issues

Other 

  • Adjustment

  • Bereavment / Grief / Loss

  • ADHD / Attention / Focus

  • Life Transitions

  • Employment Issues

  • Relationship Issues

  • Suicide

  • Stress

  • Sexuality

  • Identity

Scroll to the bottom of this page to see a longer list of common issues clients seek treatment with me to discuss.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS FOR FAMILIES OR GROUPS

ADOPTION ASSESSMENT

Work with families who are in the process of adopting a child (children). Home visit to meet with the petitioning adoptive parents, adoptive child/children, and other family members. Thorough assessment, submission of Adoption Forms and formal recommendation to the presiding judge/court.

 

Back to School / Starting School

Work with children preparing for and/or returning to school. Pre-school through 12th grade. Tools and techniques in regards to: Anxiety, Separation Anxiety, homesickness, making friends, conflict resolution, ADHD, organization, time management, study skills, nutrition, exercise, sleep habits, relaxation, academic responsibilities, bullying, etc.

 

CAMP PREP

Work with children ages 6-16 prepare for their first time headed off to day camp/ sleep away camp/ or returning to camp. Includes tools and techniques such as: how to make new friends, dealing with social/emotional issues, anxiety, homesickness, stress reduction, relaxation, anger management, conflict resolution, sleep habits, nutrition, exercise, utilizing support systems, etc.

 

COLLEGE 101

Prepare students for college readiness. Includes tools and techniques to address and improve: study skills, organization, time management, sleep habits, nutrition, exercise, academic responsibilities, how to make new friends, deal with roommates, utilize support on campus, general anxiety, social and emotional issues, etc.

 

DIVORCE MADE EASIER

Work with parents and children (individually and together) who are going through the process of separation/divorce. Scheduling, improve communication, emotional issues, understanding and assisting in the process in general, emotionally, legally, etc.

 

SOCIAL SKILLS GROUP

Work with small groups of similarly aged children to improve social skills. These groups are formed
with sensitivity to the needs of the group participants. Social skills tools and techniques are modified in regards to ADHD, Anxiety, PTSD, Autism Spectrum, Depression, Social Isolation, Bullying (Physical/Relational Aggression), Developmental Disorders, etc.

 

THERAPEUTIC REUNIFICATION / SUPERVISED VISITATION / SUPERVISED THERAPY

Work with parents and children (and other family members involved) who are either informally seeking treatment or court ordered for the purposes of reunification due to Divorce/Separation, Parental Alienation, Abuse, Neglect, In Need of Supervision, Parenting Skills/Therapy, Completion of a mandated or privately attended In/Out Patient Substance Abuse Program or Mental Health In/Out Patient Program, or Recent Release from Prison.

 

TRAUMA SPECIALIST / CRISIS INTERVENTION

Work with individuals, couples, and families who have experienced a significant trauma. Traumas include but are not limited to: Sexual Assault, Rape, Sexual Harassment, Domestic Violence, Physical Assault, Abuse (emotional, mental, physical, sexual, financial, etc.), Any Crime (reported/not-reported), Loss/Grief, Suicide, Car Accident, Other Accidents that have caused physical and/or psychological outcomes, Substance Abuse/Addiction related issues, 9-11 related issues, Residential Loss (due to fire/storm/financial, etc).

Close relationships and well networked with local organizations, legal teams, law enforcement, school districts, community businesses, hospitals, mental health facilities, agencies, etc. to provide support, aid, and legal assistance as needed.

 

What else can I help you with? Here is a list of common topics of concern:

Abuse     Academic Issues Addiction Adjustment ADD/ADHD Adoption Aging Concerns Anger Anxiety Anorexia Attention/ Focus Abuse (all types)

Behavioral Issues Bereavement Blended Family Issues Bulimia Bullying       

Career Counseling College Preparation Communication Confidence Conflict Management Crime (victim, witness, etc) Crisis

Depression Disabilities (all types) Divorce    Domestic Violence Drug Use / Abuse

Eating Disorders Emotions / Mood Employment

Family Issues Fears Financial Difficulty Friends Frustration

Gender Grief

Harassment (all types) Health Concerns Homesickness

Identity Impulse Control Incest Isolation

Job Loss

Life Transitions Loneliness Loss Loss of Interest

Mania Marital / Pre-Marital

OCD Organization Skills Outbursts Overeating

Parental Alienation Parenting Physical Health / Wellness Phobias Post Partum Issues Pregnancy Pregnancy Related Issues PTSD

Rape Relationships Relaxation Techniques

Sadness School / College Issues Self Esteem Self Injury Separation Sexual Assault Sexual Dysfunctions Sexual Harassment Sexuality Shyness

Sleep issues Smoking Cessation Social Support STD’s /  STI’s Stress Substance Use / Abuse Suicide (ideation, gesturing, attempt, loss of, etc)

Tantrums Time Management Trauma

Violence

Weight Loss / Gain Work issues