symptoms of depression and anxiety interfering
with your work performance?
Are you so
stressed out trying to struggling to care for an aging parent
while juggling work and home life that your functioning is
Are you finding less time for yourself to catch your
Are you trying to cope with the
related to having terminated a
Is your child or teen displaying signs
of excessive anxiety or depression?
Has their performance at school dropped?
Are you struggling with PTSD symptoms?
These are all reasons why you might be
looking for counseling right now. I can help you learn the skills needed to manage all the stress in
your life and set priorities that allow you to find balance again.
Special needs of children and teens
Is your youngster or teen moody, angry or easily
frustrated? Does he have trouble making or keeping
friends? Do you sense these problems are masking excessive worry,
anxiety or depression? Many
children benefit from counseling when they are
struggling at home or at school.
Kids today often need assistance developing skills to improve
self-esteem and self-confidence. I can help your child
develop a greater expression of happiness and hopefulness. I work with your child
individually, but help him or her learn how to share important information with you to improve your
I specialize in providing psychotherapy to children and
teens who are depressed or anxious, and help them learn how to feel better both at home and at
I also offer coaching to motivated teens to help them
develop strategies that allow them to recognize their unique strengths while learning to deal with the
challenges and issues that face this generation. I help them create action steps for personal and
academic goals, and obtain guidance and support as they increase their awareness and knowledge about their
own lives and future directions. Coaching is not insurance-reimbursable.
Life Coaching is another
service I offer motivated, functioning adults, helping them to make their life more rewarding and
fullfilling. Please see the COACHING page for more
Other areas of expertise include
EMDR, bariatric surgery, chronic or terminal
Post Traumatic Stress
Disorder, grief and
loss issues, gay and lesbian issues, and the after-effects of having an
abortion. Termination of a pregnancy can
lead to depression, sadness, grief, anger, shame, and guilt. It is often helpful to have a
non-judgmental person to talk to to help you resolve these issues.
I am confident in my
ability to help others feel heard, supported and challenged to make changes in their
Call for a complimentary 30 minute consultation to see if we would be a good fit for each