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Psychotherapy

BY AGE:

Children (starting at age four)

“Tweens”

Teens

Young Adults

Adults

Seniors


BY DIAGNOSIS:

I provide Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of the following diagnostic categories:

 

  1. Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence:
    1. Disruptive Behavior Disorders: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Conduct Disorder (CD)
    2. Separation Anxiety
    3. Reactive Attachment (RAD)

  1. Mood Disorders
    1. Major Depressive Disorder, Dysthymic Disorder (low grade chronic depression), Bipolar Disorders I (previously known as manic depression) & II

  1. Anxiety Disorders
    1. Panic Disorders, Agoraphobia, Social Phobia (also known as Social Anxiety Disorder), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD),  Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Generalized Anxiety Disorder

  1. Impulse Control Disorders
    1. Intermittent Explosive Disorder (ineffective anger management)
    2. Kleptomania
    3. Trichollimonia

  1. Adjustment Disorders

BY PHASE OF LIFE AND LIFE EVENTS:

Relationship problems (parent-child, sibling, partner, peers, colleagues), Change in Family Constellation (birth of child/sibling, separation, divorce, remarriage), Academic & Occupational Problems (entering school, graduation, loss of job, starting a new career), Grief & Bereavement, Life Role Challenges (“identity crises”, "empty nest syndrome", becoming a new parent), Recovery from abuse, psychological or physical trauma.


SPECIAL AREAS OF FOCUS:

Anger management, cutting/self-injury, procrastination, child and adolescent behavior problems

 
BY MODALITY:

Individual, Family, Couples and Parent Groups, Siblings Groups