Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Harm Reduction, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I try to gain an understanding of what the patient believes to be their presenting problem(s), what they would like to achieve at this stage in their life, and then working with them on developing techniques to overcome the obstacles that they perceive are preventing them from reaching their potential.
I try to be empathetic and will sometimes utilize humor to put the patient at ease and more willing to delve into the often difficult but necessary work that therapy entails.
BA - History, Yeshiva University
MSW - Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University
Internship, Fieldston Lodge Care Center
Internship, FEGS Health and Human Services
Spending time with my family, studying Talmud, reading, research, following sports (especially baseball), and keeping up to date on current events and politics.
Shoeless Joe. This wonderful book was written by W.P. Kinsella and I greatly enjoyed reading it. I do not recall if I have reread the entire book from start to finish, but I have surely reread parts of it. While it does heavily involve baseball, this literary masterpiece delves into many important areas of life that transcend America's Pastime such as family, dreams, and second chances. I highly recommend it!
Watching sports highlights
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