PSYCHOTHERAPY

  • Relationship-centered help with depression - anxiety - psychosis
  • Open Dialogue family therapy
  • Innovative ways of working with unusual beliefs and voices
    • the “meaning of voices” approach
    • dialogue with voices
    • psychodynamic exploration of life problems leading to psychosis
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy for psychosis (CBT-p)

WORKSHOPS

Innovations in Recovery From Psychosis:

  • New Paradigms for Understanding and Helping
  • Two day training on effective ways to connect with people experiencing psychotic crisis

SUPERVISION

For Limited or Full Licensure in Psychology

Expertise in working with crisis, depression, voices and unusual beliefs, community mental health practice

PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING

Experienced with a variety of psychodiagnostic instruments for personality assessments, treatment planning, and differential diagnosis, including MMPI-3, MCMI-III, and Rorschach (Exner). NOTE: I do not do assessment for "ADD" or "ADHD" diagnosis.

TRAINING AND CREDENTIALS

  • Doctor of Psychology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • State of Michigan, Full Licensure in Clinical Psychology
  • Certification: Open Dialogue family therapy
    • Institute for Dialogic Practice, Haydenville, MA
  • Facilitator: Hearing Voices Network
    • Gail Hornstein, PhD, Jacqui Dillon
  • Facilitator: Maastricht Interviews for Voices and Paranoia
    • Western Massachusetts Recovery Learning Centers
  • Voice Profiling and Voice Dialogue
    • Ron Coleman, Working to Recovery
  • Extensive self-training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for psychosis
  • Supervision in evidence-based psychodynamic therapy for people diagnosed with schizophrenia