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.
Financial infidelity more common than you thinkRelationship infidelity isn’t limited to only physical or emotional infidelity. Researchers are finding an increasing form of infidelity includes breaking family budgets, accruing massive hidden debt, and making huge purchases without prior discussion or approval from the other partner. In fact, financial website, The Ascent, found that in a survey, over 71% of respondents reported ... Read more
Brainspotting Seminar – June 7-9 at the BMCDr. Calder Kaufman, Clinical Psychologist, of Birmingham Maple Clinic will be conducting a Phase 1 Brainspotting training assisting alongside Dr. Martha Jacobi from New York City. This training will be held in Ferndale, MI from June 7-9, 2019. Dr. Kaufman is an Advanced BSP Consultant and author of a chapter in The Power of Brainspotting, ... Read more
The Power of Intention – 1 Day WorkshopBirmingham Maple Clinic psychotherapist, Kate Smith, MA, LLP, will be re-featuring an workshop in conjunction with Karma Yoga. The intimate one-day workshop, titled “The Power of Your Intention” is devoted to guide and inspire participants to open themselves to gain access to intention using guided imagery, hypnosis, discussion, and experiential exercises. Kate is a licensed ... Read more
In Search of a Deeper Meaning of NarcissismInternationally renowned psychoanalyst, Neville Symington, presented a paper for the clinical staff at Birmingham Maple Clinic today, titled “In Search of a Deeper Meaning of Narcissism,” in which he suggested that the root of many of the other severe disorders we diagnose, such as Borderline Personality Disorder, OCD, Schizophrenia, and other mental disorders, are more ... Read more
What’s most important about applying to college? BMC on Oakland County PressCollege admission season is starting, and events like the recent Operations Varsity Blues scandal are exposing the rising value of labels in academia. Carrie Krawiec, LMFT from the Birmingham Maple Clinic, was recently quoted by the Oakland Press to discuss this phenomenon, and the importance of letting their children’s wishes and comfort take the front ... Read more