Broadspectrum treatment perspectives, including either brief-focused,
solution-oriented (cognitive/behavioral methodology) or deeper-searching,
longer term psychodynamic psychotherapy, or -- where appropriate and when
the patient desires -- a combination of the two, with the perspective that
in order to effect lasting change, behavior and cognitive thinking alterations
must be combined with curing childhood pains brought into present lives and
Work with couples, families, individuals; anxiety and panic disorders, Obsessive/Compulsive
disorders, depression, divorce, parenting skills, addictions (drugs, alcohol, eating
disorders), post-traumatic stress disorders (victims of crime, sexual assault, special work
with childhood sexual/physical abuse).
Child therapy (ages 2 and up) includes projective work in play therapy (puppets, sand-tray,
clay, drawings, psychotherapeutic games); extensive work with child abuse, blended families,
stepparents, childhood losses.
Forensic (court) work: Special Master, evaluations, expert witness.
Adolescent issues: family problems, involvement with the justice system, peer problems, drugs,