If you would like to learn more about my approach and read testimonials from my clients, visit my wedsite at practice is dedicated to the idea that there is a warm compassionate presence alive in each of us that is capable of holding our most difficult experiences and healing our deepest wounds.
If you would like to learn more about my approach and read testimonials from my clients, visit my wedsite at conceptualize therapy as a collaborative process in which therapist and client together determine treatment content and goals, working to create an environment of compassion, challenge and insight capable of motivating those changes which constitute so much of the meaning of therapy.
Areas of treatment include depression, anxiety, PTSD, behavioral issues, identity concerns, relationship difficulties, crisis consultation, etc.
Therapy is a collaborative process for the client and therapist. A safe, encouraging atmosphere with no authoritarian or shaming attitudes is important. Role-plays are a fun way to practice new relationship skills.""I like to start by building trust and finding out what goals you want to set for yourself.A safe, encouraging atmosphere with no authoritarian or shaming attitudes is important. Role-plays are a fun way to practice new relationship skills.""I enjoy working with issues that arise in relationships such as conflict and communication problems, parenting issues, and difficulty managing stress and transitions.I do a lot of work with families and couples, as well as individuals.I teach communication skills as well as co-parenting and general parenting skills, and I have done a lot of work transitioning families to post-divorce stability.The power lies with the client, to explore goals and then expect the therapist to provide useful resources.
Studying many approaches to personal growth leads me to believe that no one "school" has all the answers, but that each client responds to what is correct for their own situation.
While there I worked with individuals with co-occuring disorders that were seeking medication assisted treatment for Opioid-related disorders. Empty and discouraged, we seek creative bandaids to contain our despair : frenzied pursuits of money, relationships, sex, achievement, adventure, good works, productivity.
I specialize in working with adults who are struggling with substance-related and addictive disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma, chronic pain, and neurodevelopmental disorders.""Mindful Psychotherapy with Dr. Even health practices can become compulsive activities that fail to mend a persistent sense of inner broken-ness.
Often these goals extend beyond symptom relief to include the enhancement of psychological capacities and resources through self exploration and discovery in the context of a safe and authentic therapeutic relationship.""Therapy should be a relief, when change seems needed or obstacles are discouraging.
After decades of providing psychotherapy, I find that the best predictor of success is a genuine partnership between psychologist and client.
Mindful Psychotherapy cultivates the inherent wellness in the midst of life difficulty.