Practice

Areas of Practice

Depressive Illnesses

Major Depression, Bi-Polar Illness, Dysthymia, Depressed Mood.

Anxiety Disorders

Generalized Anxiety, Phobias, Panic Disorder, and Specific Anxieties.

Psychoses

Schizophrenia, Paranoid and Undifferentiated, Borderline, Non-Specific, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Adjustment Disorders

Life-Transition, Death, Loss, Marital Issues, School Performance, Relocation, and Relationship Impairment.

Identity Clarification

Gender Issues, Sexual Identity, Religious / Spiritual Identity, Emotional Clarification, Family of Origin and Genealogical Issues.

Eating Disorders

Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, Intermittent Eating Problems, Obsessive Compulsive Issues about food.

Substance Abuse

Diagnostics, treatment and referral regarding all substance abuse issues.

Stress Reduction

Job Stress and Employment Issues, Parenting, Family Stress, Source of Stress Identification, Internal vs. External Stress Management, Anger Management.

Spiritual Issues Causing Psychological Problems

Relationship Tensions, Forgiveness, Religion as help or hindrance, the use of prayer, the spiritual acceptance of hardship, loss, trauma. Accessing inner resources for spiritual power, Attaining spiritual wholeness.

Sexual Abuse Trauma

Inappropriate touching, sexual trauma, incest, molestation.

Marital Concerns Affecting Psychological Health

Marital distress, growing apart, problems with intimacy, issues with marriage and aging, family development, extramarital contacts, poor partner communications.

Gay and Lesbian Issues

Individual identity/adjustment, partner issues, health issues, societal/employment adjustment, achievement of wholeness.

Grief

Loss of a loved one, loss of previous status, physical, employment, social etc. Anticipatory grief, loss of a love, loss of life partner.

Childhood Adjustment issues

Behavioral problems, school performance, learning impairments, learning differences, adoption, blended family and step parent issues.

Custody and Parental Issues

Family, parenting assessment, children’s attachment to parents.

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