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Services Offered


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Services Offered


INDIVIDUAL PSYCHOTHERAPY

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Love Addiction/Love Avoidant Shame Based Model

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Level I & II

Twelve Step Recovery Program–AA, Al-Anon, ACOA, SCA/SLAA, etc.

Certified Chemical Dependency Prevention Specialist - Smoking Cessation and Substance Abuse Relapse Prevention Programs

Sexual Compulsivity


COUPLES COUNSELING

IMAGO Couples Counseling

Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

Sex Counseling in Couples Therapy–i.e., Rekindling Desire in a Low-Sex or No-Sex Relationship

Sexual Compulsivity


GROUP PSYCHOTHERAPY

TRANSITIONS: IT’S ALL ABOUT CHANGE

A cognitive behavioral and interpersonal psychotherapy group for women who love women.
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BECOMING YOURSELF

A Women’s Group on Codependence and Relationships: Love Addiction/Love Avoider; Self Esteem, Needs and Wants, Boundaries and Perfectionism Issues.
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NEW GROUP FOR LGBTQ ADULTS

A safe place to connect and explore Issues of Identity, Affirmation not Alienation, Coming Out of Marriage, Stages of Coming Out, Unique Coming Out Issues in Parenting, Living Two Lives, Finding Intimate Relationships.
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CONSULTATION SERVICES

Currently I am consulting with national addiction treatment programs regarding LGBTQ+ issues. I serve on a panel of health care providers for the George Washington University LGBTQ+ Graduate Certificate Program. Also, I am a small group leader for other mental health group leaders for the local chapter of the American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA). I am an active member of the GLBTQ+ Special Interest group of the AGPA. I have conducted trainings for mental health providers and the general public on the following issues:

  • Straight Clinician/LGBTQ+ Client: Bridging the Gap
  • Substance Abuse and Out of Control Sexual Behavior
  • Couples Counseling for Gay Men with Sexual Compulsivity
  • LGBTQ+ Aging and Sexuality

 


Areas of Expertise

My practice includes seeing individuals/couples and families with problems such as the following:

  • Codependency/Adult Children of Alcoholics/Al Anon – family of origin, inner child and intimacy issues
  • Sexuality/loss of desire/boundary and intimacy in relationships
  • Recovery from Substance Abuse (including tobacco)/ Sexual Compulsivity/Addiction
  • Advanced Group Psychotherapy
  • Coming Out/Sexual Identity Issues
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Mourning/Grief
  • Caregiving Issues
  • Divorce/Separation/Transitions
  • Love Addiction/Love Avoider
  • Coming Out of Marriage
  • Gay Parenting Issues
  • Gay Couples Struggling with Sexual Compulsivity

Online Counselling