If you are a masters or doctoral level student or a recent
graduate therapist who wants to deepen your therapeutic skills, please call me to discuss your needs. I have supervised and mentored therapists, and have successfully helped many to discover and develop their identity as psychotherapists.
My theoretical orientation is eclectic. My training has been
in the traditions of depth psychology: psychoanalytic, Jungian and archetypal
psychology. I incorporate neurodevelopmental concepts, trauma theory and
developmental approaches into my attempts at understanding clients, therapist-client relationships and the healing process. I also have expertise in early childhood mental health including Child-Parent Psychotherapy (Lieberman) and Touchpoints (Brazelton).
My main premise, however, is
that learning to understand others' behavior begins with oneself, asking
yourself: “Under what circumstances would I feel this way?” or “How would I have
to feel to act this way?”. I believe that empathy is the essence of the