Does therapy really work? Is psychotherapy effective?

Does therapy really work? Is psychotherapy effective? In short, YES! Even Consumer Reports says so. In the largest study ever done on the effectiveness of psychotherapy, Consumer Reports (1995) queried over 180,000 members of its readership about their experiences with mental healthcare professionals. Of the approximately 7,000 respondents who answered the mental health survey questions, 2,900...
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What should I expect of my first visit?

Prior to your first appointment, you will be asked to completed a number of intake forms found on my Forms page. These forms will ask for your demographic and billing information, will ask general questions about the symptoms that are troubling you, and will explain the limits of confidentiality. During our first appointment, I will ask questions. Lots of questions. I will want to know about the...
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Is therapy / coaching confidential?

During therapy, my ability to help you will largely depend on how open and honest you can be about yourself. In order for you to feel free to talk openly with me, and so that your right to privacy is protected, the law makes it my duty to keep client information confidential. This means that, in most situations, I cannot release information about you, the content of our sessions, or your written...
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What type of problems do you treat?

I treat most psychological issues including, but not limited to:

  • Academic Underachievement
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety or Fears
  • Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Borderline Personality………………………………(read more)