• Psychotherapy
    Psychotherapy, often referred to as "therapy", is a kind of talking therapy which is meant to help people resolve various symptoms and understand themselves better. There are many kinds of psychotherapy.  Generally, I come from the perspective of psychoanalytic psychotherapy, but I offer a mixture of types according to what is
  • Medication Management
    Taking psychiatric medication, like taking any medication, requires monitoring by a physician who will consider all of your medications (vitamins, herbs, over-the-counter, and prescribed) and all of your physical and mental conditions, as well as a variety of other aspects of the whole person you are and the environment you live in.   Good
  • Psychoanalysis
    This is a special kind of intensive talking therapy that is sometimes needed to make deep and lasting changes, especially when shorter treatments haven't worked well enough. Often symptoms are not the result of "chemical imbalances,"  rather they are the result of our assumptions, beliefs, unconscious conflicts, personality, or patterns
  • Play Therapy
    The language of childhood is play and so the best way to connect, communicate with, and help most children less than 10 years old is through play. But play therapy is more than just playing; it is a special way, a therapeutic way, of playing with children. As children become pre-adolescents and adolescents their preferred mode
  • Evaluation
    As I wrote on the home page, I evaluate the whole person, from the mental to the physical dimensions. This includes consideration of medical illnesses, brain problems, chemical imbalances, normal and abnormal development, problems of the mind, mental illnesses, relationship struggles, and  family & childhood issues, as well as the
  • Consultation
    I am happy to consult with other physicians and clinicians. This means that I will do an evaluation, according to the scope of the questions being asked, and give my recommendations to the party asking the questions. There are many reasons to ask for a consultation. Sometimes it is necessary to clarify an issue or treatment path, other
  • Family Therapy
    Very often families need to be involved in the treatment of one of their members. And although I don't specifically practice Family Therapy, I often do work in therapy with families. Most commonly this happens when I am treating a child or adolescent, but it can happen with adult children, with spouses, or with siblings. Often I see the
  • Second Opinion
    There is so much medical information available (doubling every four years now) that it is not possible for any professional to have been exposed to all the information related to a particular symptom, diagnosis, or problem.  In other words, one person can't know everything; each of us is limited by our training, our exposure to