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.
Shoplifting, Compulsive Spending, Hoarding and Employee Theft – Guest Lecturer, Terrence ShulmanRenowned expert, Terrence Shulman, LMSW, JD, was a guest lecturer at Birmingham Maple Clinic today, February 21, 2020, where he presented a 6-hour training seminar for BMC therapists about “Shoplifting, Compulsive Spending, Hoarding and Employee Theft.” Mr. Shulman shared facts about each of the topics, including etiologic factors, psychological factors, genetic and familial factors and ... Read more
How Men Lose the Respect of Their Families – BMC on FatherlyFatherhood and the respect of their families is a conversation that has been changing recently in the face of new research and social dynamics. Carrie Krawiec, a family therapist at the BMC, was recently interviewed to discuss the topic of how fathers commonly lose the respect of their families, through obvious reasons (such as infidelity, ... Read more
Back to School Stress and Anxiety TipsHear Lori Edelson on WJR-AM (Live) with Paul W. Smith on August 14th, 2019 – Listen Now
7 Anxiety Management Techniques To Help Calm Your Mind & Body – BMC on Romper Anxiety disorders are becoming increasingly common in a technology-driven, fast-paced world, and not everyone adopts healthy coping habits to deal with it. Carrie Krawiec, marriage and family therapist at the Birmingham Maple Clinic, recently stopped by Romper.com to discuss healthy thought practices and habits to combat anxiety, rather than harmful behaviors like self-medicating and ... Read more
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