Psychodynamic therapy is often used to help clients find patterns in their emotions, thoughts and beliefs in order to gain insight into their current, present selves. The goals of psychodynamic therapy include helping a client form self-awareness and create a better understanding of how their past influences present behavior. The relationship between the therapist and client is central in psychodynamic therapy as it likely demonstrates how the client interacts with their friends and family. Some of the most common problems treated with psychodynamic therapy include anxiety, depression and panic disorder.
Local Experts in Psychodynamic Therapy
The premise of psychodynamic therapy is making the unconscious (what is not readily in our awareness) conscious. The techniques of this modality help you gain insight into your inner processes and behaviors that you may not be consciously aware of. I will work with you to look at how your past experiences are impacting your daily life and relationships in the present.
Individual Therapy, Couples Therapy, Adolescent/Teen Therapy
I practice from a cyclical psychodynamic perspective, which is an integrative approach (i.e. integrates techniques from varying theories, but with a basis in psychodynamic).
Individual Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Adolescent/Teen Therapy
While the psychoanalytic approach may not be as well-received and conducted by clinicians, I have extensive training in and firmly believe in the effectiveness of the psychodynamic orientation. One reason I am such a proponent of this, is because I do believe there are always conscious and unconscious forces to the thoughts and actions of our life. Understanding both, can be liberating & healing.
Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Couples Therapy, Individual Therapy
Helps through understanding deeper meanings and causes of concerning behavior and interpersonal issues.
Couples Therapy, Individual Therapy, Group Therapy
I use interpersonal and self-psychological ideas and theories to inform my psycho-dynamic work with clients.