Psychotherapy: Some Definitions

In my work as a psychotherapist I use elements of psychodynamic psychotherapy, developmental psychology, and cognitive behavioral therapy to meet you where your needs will be best met. 

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy develops insight by looking at underlying and often disguised or hidden feelings and patterns thereby improving mood, relationships, and sense of well-being. Developmental psychology refers to understanding where a child may be struggling in his/her growing independence within the arenas of family, peers and school and seeks to improve functioning in these areas. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) aims to challenge how you think about and respond to both internal and external stimuli thereby helping to change the way you feel.

In psychotherapy, I will talk with you in the way in which I think you will feel most understood and reach with you for the aspect of your experience that is most relevant in the moment.