Below are answers to frequently asked questions.  If you are unable to find the answer you are looking for, please feel free to contact me direction from our Contact page.

Does therapy really work? Is psychotherapy effective?

Posted by on Jan 6, 2013 in Blogs, FAQ | 0 comments

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 indicated that they had received services from a mental healthcare professional (Seligman, 1995). Data from the responses of these 2,900 respondents...

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What should I expect of my first visit?

Posted by on Sep 15, 2012 in FAQ | 0 comments

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 problems you are experiencing, their history, and what you have tried in the past that may have helped. Assuming that working together feels like a...

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Is therapy / coaching confidential?

Posted by on Sep 15, 2012 in FAQ | 0 comments

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 records to anyone else without your permission. If you ever want me to share information about your treatment with someone else (for example, your...

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What type of problems do you treat?

Posted by on Sep 14, 2012 in FAQ | 0 comments

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)