It is my intent to provide an environment where my clients feel safe and cared about. A place that supports the release of their pain and suffering and the achievement of their goals and dreams.
I am always humbled by my client’s willingness to open up and allow me to see their pain and share their dreams. I am blessed to have found and to be able to offer very effective resources to help my clients heal, grow and succeed.
For over four decades I have helped my clients to improve their lives by:
Everyone wants his or her issues to improve or go away. These people will benefit from psychotherapy to help them deal with their serious, deeper, or historical issues. Most people have goals and dreams that they want to achieve. Many people will find coaching very effective for removing blocks, resolving common issues and creating a foundation that will support the creation of the life that they want.
My approach to therapy and coaching is “holistic”: behavioral, brain-based, emotional, mental, physical, spiritual, social, etc. Due to the length of my career, I have worked with most human issues.
I offer psychotherapy and coaching to:
The main focus of my professional career has been addiction treatment, specifically alcohol and drug addiction treatment. I have also worked with a range of addictions, such as food, gambling, sex, and smoking. I have worked in many setting, including:
All addictions may look different on the surface, but they involve a similar brain addiction. The brain neurotransmitter Dopamine gets spiked when an abusing or addicted person is “triggered” to use, gets stressed, or uses. This is true whether the addiction is to alcohol, drugs, gambling, or acting out sexually. It’s likely that future research will show other addictions also have this Dopamine connection. After a few months of recovery from any addiction, the journey of recovery is pretty much the same for all addictions.
The evidence of my thorough understanding of the process of recovering from addictions is my comprehensive book, Thriving Beyond Addiction: A Complete User-Friendly Guide [link].
Most people want to be in a connected, intimate, romantic relationship, yet most of those people struggle around doing so. This is sad, as an intimate partnership is one of the greatest experiences most of us can have. People struggle due to the:
The question is, do you (and your partner) see enough in the other person and want your relationship enough, to do what it takes to be create a desirable relationship.