Couples [The Gottman Method], Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Psychodynamic, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I have been a practicing psychotherapist for over 25 years. It has been the most rewarding career. I see each patient I treat as an opportunity to help them grow, heal, learn, strengthen themselves, and nurture themselves to be their most authentic self. I am caring, attentive, genuine, interactive, and most of all, a guide to helping someone set goals to achieve that can make them feel happier and more fulfilled in their life. I have an eclectic approach utilizing psychodynamic principles, interpersonal therapy, solutions-focused therapy, coping skills training, psychoeducation, goal-setting strategies, and more.
I have experience in a wide variety of specialties such as pregnancy loss, postpartum issues, infidelity, divorce stress grief therapy/counseling, and caregivers of those with dementia.
PhD - New York University School of Social Work
MSW - Social Work, New York University School of Social Work
Advanced Certificate in Clinical Social Work, New York University School of Social Work
I always knew I wanted to be in the helping profession. I discovered that just by talking to people and hearing their personal stories of struggles and achievements. I realized that I wanted to help others find greater happiness and fulfillment by being an advocate, listener, guide, and counselor for them.
I love to go to the gym, run, walk my dogs, read, and spend time with my family and friends. I also started learning to play the flute.
My two favorite organizations are St. Jude's Children's Hospital and No Dogs Left Behind. St. Jude offers any family the opportunity to get help for their sick child without having to worry about finances. They do valuable research to find treatments and cures for childhood cancers. No Dogs Left Behind is dedicated to rescuing dogs and fighting for the rights of animals to not be used in research settings.
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