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Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis

I offer a broad range of psychological  and educational options for anxiety, depression, relationship issues, self-esteem, career concerns and many  other issues that are blocking you from reaching your goals. These include evaluations, consultations, coaching for auditions and job interviews, making public presentations, test anxiety, writers block  - in short, help to unblock the roadblocks to your career success.  


I offer compassionate, caring, and competent care in a private, confidential environment. My approach is to listen to you, provide feedback, and discuss a range of helpful options that assist you  in making informed choices. 


Because you are unique it is important to emphasize that “one size does not fit all” when addressing your performance anxiety or other concerns. Performance anxiety is distinctive to your life experiences that have led to your chosen occupation.  

 

THERAPY OPTIONS

PSYCHOTHERAPY

Psychotherapy is a talking therapy. It is a confidential experience that occurs between you and me, your therapist.  


Psychotherapy involves one to one sessions with a trained and licensed psychologist or other mental health professional.  


Psychotherapy helps you develop coping strategies for  reducing anxiety, depression, dealing effectively with relationship difficulties, and coping betteer with chronic everyday stressors. While psychotherapy examines some underlying motivations, the process generally focuses more on day to day concerns and provides a new perspectives about problems with family, friends, or co- workers. Psychotherapy can be  brief or in-depth. A detailed assessment with a mental health professional can help you decide what is best for you. 

PSYCHOANALYSIS

Psychoanalysis offers a wide-ranging theory about human nature, underlying motivations, behavior, defenses, and life long development.  It is also an indepth treatment about difficulties in relationships, work, and feelings about yourself.

 

Psychoanalysis stresses the importance of understanding:


:: the factors outside of your awareness (unconscious thoughts, feelings and experiences) which influence your thoughts and actions,
:: the past shapes the present (and may be repeated unconsciously in the present) 
:: people are always engaged in the process of development throughout their lives.
:: resolution of internal conflicts and greater acceptance of yourself