Psychological Services

Psychological Services


I provide collaborative psychotherapy and consultation for individuals (age 6 – 50) and their families.  I frequently help clients to address areas of emotional, social, academic, or occupational concerns and to enhance their well-being and emotional, social, and academic skills. Below I have listed specific issues or skills that I frequently help clients address.



Emotion-Focused Goals for:


  • General anxiety and worry
  • Panic attacks
  • Separation anxiety
  • Social anxiety
  • Fears or phobias
  • OCD – Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Perfectionism
  • Depression & other mood disorders
  • Anger and oppositional behavior
  • Guilt  and shame
  • Grief from loss of a relationship or loved one
  • Low self-esteem
  • Emotional skill building

Academic & Social Goals for:


  • ADHD – Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Executive skills deficits (issues with initiating and sustaining thinking and behavior)
  • Emotional, social, and academic process counseling for student with learning disorders
  • Parent-parent communication and co-parenting difficulties
  • Parent-child communication
  • Family conflict
  • Social & relationship difficulties
  • Social Skill Building
  • Academic Skill Building (see Academic Counseling)

Identity & Coping Goals for:


  • Independence struggles and difficulty individuating from parents
  • Positive identity development
  • Sexuality & sexual identity concerns
  • Substance abuse (primarily alcohol and marijuana addiction)
  • Adjustment and skill-building for family members of individuals with addiction
  • Eating and body image issues
  • Adjustment to parental separation, divorce, or remarriage
  • Adjustment to moving homes, schools, or careers/jobs


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