AREAS OF INTEREST
I work with the following types of difficulties:
- Early Childhood (age 3 to 7) fears and anxiety, depression, social skills, gender dysphoria, selective mutism, social anxiety, separation, over perfectionism, conduct disorder, jealousy, stealing, regression, chronic constipation, obsessive behaviours, feelings about divorce, bed wetting and encopresis
- Latency Childhood (7 – 11), ego strength and resilience, coping and social skills, learning difficulty and self esteem, death of a parent, divorce, over-perfection and generalized anxiety, bullying/social exclusion and alienation, bed wetting and encopresis.
- Adolescents: separation and social functioning, safety and self care, managing feelings, autonomy, bullying/social exclusion and alienation, self harm, relationships, the future, technology, alcohol/substances, sex, food and weight, reality testing, learning difficulties and differences and self esteem
- Adult Psychotherapy: depression, anxiety, loneliness, coping and self-growth, substance abuse, stage of life, relationships, marriage, divorce, parenting issues
- Parenting: Managing feelings, self awareness, setting limits and boundaries, communication, attachment styles and child’s sensory profile.
- Eating disorders
- Self harm and substance abuse
- Intrusive thoughts and OCD
- Stage of life / transitions in life
- Life events and stressors
- Relationships and marriage