What I treat

I have experience in the following areas:

Mood/Emotion regulation problems

  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Dysthymia
  • Emotion dysregulation (mood rapidly shifts to sad/irritable/angry)
  • Anger outbursts
  • Mixed depression and anxiety

Anxiety

  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Social Anxiety Disorder (and shyness)
  • Specific Phobia
  • Panic Disorder

Sleep

  • Insomnia
  • Nightmares

Communication problems

  • Increasing assertiveness
  • Addressing passivity
  • Decreasing verbal aggression

Relationship concerns

  • Enhancing negotiation skills
  • Increasing empathy
  • Improving communication
  • Maintaining balance within a relationship
  • Learning to compromise
  • Saying no effectively

Health concerns

  • Health-related anxiety (anxiety related to medical problems)
  • Chronic pain
  • Quitting smoking

Creating a Meaningful Life

  • Understanding values (what’s important)
  • Creating a life consistent with values
  • Stress reduction
  • Letting go of perfectionism
  • Mindfulness – becoming more present in the moment
  • Developing compassion for oneself and others
  • Increasing gratitude
  • Changing unwanted habits
  • Creating work-life balance
  • Addressing procrastination
  • Setting goals that move you forward