I am a Certified Sex Therapist (CST) and a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) providing therapy from a Christian perspective, however, I will respect your right to a secular approach. In private practice for 13 years, I specialize in individual psychotherapy, couples counseling, sex addiction therapy and group therapy. I currently conduct a group for wives of sex addicts.
I have post-graduate training from the Institute of Sexual Wholeness at Richmont
Graduate University in Atlanta, Georgia where I earned a certification in Sex Therapy.
I hold a Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh.
I graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Carlow
University, Pittsburgh, PA
I have specialized training in:
* Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
* Trauma Resolution Therapy (TRT)
* Sex Therapy/Sex Addiction
* Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
* Step Family Therapy
* Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)
* Developmental Needs Meeting Strategy (DNMS)
* Comprehensive Energy Psychology (Level 1)
* Emotion Free Therapy (EFT)
* Progressive Relaxation
(Go to the next page for a detailed explanation of these therapy approaches.)
In addition to my specialized training, I use a psycho-educational - client-centered approach to treat a wide range of conditions including:
Marital and relationship conflicts Trauma Resolution
Divorce Recovery Grieving Process
Codependency Issues Communication Skills
Family of Origin Issues Depression and Suicidal Feelings
Emotional Abuse Self- Esteem & Self-Image Problems
Sexual Addiction/Pornography Partners of Sexual Addicts
I am also a group therapy specialist and have conducted groups for verbal and emotionl abuse, depression, codependency, trauma resolution and for partners of sexual addicts.