Unlike CT or MRI scans, which show what the structure of the brain looks like, neuropsycho-logical testing evaluates problems in brain functioning, examining how well the brain is working when it performs certain functions (for example, learning or remembering).
Counseling can help kids feel better about themselves, teach them skills to get along better with others, help them develop mature self-control, and improve ability to solve problems. Counseling can also help parents learn to understand their child’s feelings and behavior, deal more effectively with negative behavior without over-reacting, and help kids manage stress and frustration better.
When a couple comes to couple’s therapy for the first time, emotions are often intense. I approach the first session with an attitude of “no blame.” Using a combination of questionnaires that assess your relationship strengths and problem areas, plus individual interviews with each partner, I will then provide feedback to help create a treatment plan that incorporates your goals for your relationship.
We work to help people create a sense of well-being that remains steady despite the frustrating and unexpected challenges of life. Often, negative habits of thought and automatic reaction interfere with achieving happiness.