Most people that I see in my practice do not have an emotional or psychological illness but are faced with professional or relationship issues that are causing personal distress. These issues when not understood and dealt with can create symptoms of anxiety, depression and a loss of satisfaction in personal, professional, and intimate relationships. They can also interfere with the full expression of a person's unique abilities and the fulfillment of his or her goals.
The experience of the therapist is a very important factor contributing to successful psychotherapy. I have been practicing as a clinical psychologist in the Dupont Circle community for the past 30 years and have been teaching and supervising other psychotherapists for over 25 years. I have worked extensively with individuals, couples and groups.
Also, I believe that it is important for therapists working with clients in D.C. to have experience working with organizational dynamics as well as psychological issues. I have taught in and consulted with large private and government organizations. I also served as the Executive Director of the Washington School of Psychiatry and was voted a Top Therapist in Washingtonian Magazine.
I believe that people can reach their full potential within a safe, empathic, and confidential therapeutic relationship. My dynamic approach incorporates an integration of successful therapeutic principles. I work collaboratively with each person utilizing his or her unique abilities, while focusing on the dilemmas that each person is facing.