Individual, couple, family therapy with children, adolescents and adults. Areas of specialization include family conflicts between parents and teens, marriage counseling, co-parenting following divorce, step-parenting, peer relationships, emotional regulation, anxiety, depression, self-mutilation/cutting and self-esteem. Specific training in Parent Management Training-Oregon (PMT-O Specialist); a behavior management technique for parents to utilize with children to prevent and reduce behavior issues in school age children. Integrated problem-centered approach.
Therapists Can Help with DatingAs Valentine’s Day approaches some people are giving thorough assessment to the quality of their relationships while others may be solemnly obsessing about the absence of a relationship and how to get into a new one. Most have not considered, however, how therapy can help improve your dating life. So how may a therapist help […]
Eliminate Past Resentment to Enjoy the PresentThe following is excerpted from a presentation, “Eliminating Resentment… Solidifying Recovery,” given as part of The Meadows’ Michigan Lecture Series on November 10, 2010, by Dan O’Neil, MALLP. RESENTMENT The word “resentment” has two parts: “re,” which means “again,” and “sentment,” which is “to feel.” So resentment is to feel again, or a feeling […]
Lori Edelson Discusses Mindfulness on WWJ-AM News RadioBirmingham psychotherapist Lori Edelson talks about how encouraging mindfulness in children can help combat childhood obesitiy on WWJ-AM. Click here to hear the segment. Published by: BMC on February 5, 2016.Last Revised by: Cal Lupton
Onetime party drug hailed as miracle for treating severe depressionFrom Sara Solovitch at washingtonpost.com: It was November 2012 when Dennis Hartman, a Seattle business executive, managed to pull himself out of bed, force himself to shower for the first time in days and board a plane that would carry him across the country to a clinical trial at the National Institute of Mental Health […]
How to Tell if Someone is Judging You: Defining JudgmentFrom Joseph Rauch of talkspace.com: The words “judge” and “judgment” have negative connotations and tend to place people in a no-win situation. You don’t want to be judged, yet you want to be able to tell if someone is judging you. Even when we know discovering the truth might hurt, curiosity wins. Judgment, however, is […]