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.
Interviewing and Resume Building for Social Work SuccessThe Birmingham Maple Clinic is partnering with The Social Work Student Alliance and Social Work Board of Visitors at Wayne State University to present a seminar on resume and interview strategies for success in the social work field. Lori Edelson, owner and therapist at the BMC, will work alongside Kitty Yarbrough from the Rocket Community ... Read more
EMDR, Humanitarian Assistance Program (HAP) and Trauma Recovery Network (TRN)Serious psychological trauma results from natural and man-made disasters. The wounding afflicts direct and indirect survivors and the first responders who come to their aid. Since 1995, at the time of a terrorist bombing in Oklahoma City, Trauma Recovery/ Humanitarian Assistance Programs has brought mental health trauma specialists with evidence-based therapy to the scene of disasters, providing ... Read more
What is Financial Infidelity? – BMC on Shondaland.comCarrie Krawiec, family therapist at the BMC, recently was quoted on Shondaland.com to discuss financial infidelity. Financial infidelity, like other forms of infidelity, is a serious relationship issue that creates lasting distrust and discomfort between couples. It is defined by a partner concealing harmful spending habits from the other, leading to financial repercussions like debt ... Read more
Adjusting to relationships after a year of quarantine conditions takes workSo much has changed for all of us over the past year and a half. We withdrew from workplaces and schools, we ceased socializing and traveling and for six seasons learned to mistrust the very air we breathed, in order to quarantine at home. Although fewer than 50 percent of Americans are fully vaccinated against ... Read more
COVID-19 Triggers the Rise of Illness Anxiety Disorder – BMC on Seen MagazineLori Edelson, family therapist and founder of the BMC, was recently featured on Seen Magazine to discuss the rapid rise of Illness Anxiety Disorder due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The length and severity of the global pandemic has people justifiably focused on health – but illness anxiety becomes a disorder when it affects daily functioning. ... Read more