CLINICALLY SPECIALIZING IN:
Neglect / Abandonment
Bereavment / Grief / Loss
ADHD / Attention / Focus
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
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.
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.
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
Harassment (all types) Health Concerns Homesickness
Identity Impulse Control Incest Isolation
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
Weight Loss / Gain Work issues