Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Solution-focused, Strengths-based
My focus is you. I believe that when you decide to seek mental health treatment, you are already half way there. You are already beginning to take hold of the issues that are holding you back from your potential. That being said, as a therapist, I will try to identify your inherent strengths. We will focus on these strengths to attain your defined and stated goals of therapy. If that means utilizing CBT or Solution-Focused interventions to help reach your goals, these will be used together with the strengths that you already possess.
Bachelors - Psychology, Lander College
MSW - Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University
Internship, National Jewish Council for People with Disabilities
I'm motivated by the resilience and goodness that I see in my clients. Although my client's don't always see their own strengths, when they come to recognize how much they really have to overcome their obstacles, this motivates me as a clinician to continue my work.
I love to spend time with my family, going on outings and enjoying the beauty that the world has to offer. I enjoy pursuing creative activities.
The first thing I do in the morning is reaffirm that today is a new start. This helps relieve my stresses from the day before, and allows me to attempt the current days activities with an excitement.
I recharge by being real with myself. Telling myself its ok to be stressed, and then vegging out. Telling myself that although I am feeling sad or stressed, my emotions don't define me. I define my emotions.
I do not have specific organizations that I love. However, I do cherish organizations that allow the people they serve the opportunity to become self sufficient. The greatest gift someone can give another is the ability to see the best in themselves, thereby allowing them access to their talents and unique qualities.