Expertise

I practice therapy in a way that offers coping skills in a creative, strength based, time-limited setting. Having good working relationships and access to numerous professionals in the area, I am able to make referrals to your more specific needs as well, be this in the area of medication management, neurological, or educational evaluations.

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • ADD/ADHD
  • Autistic Spectrum
  • Mood Disorders
  • Grief/Loss/Divorce
  • Relationship/Family Issues
  • Stress Reduction/Relaxation
  • Life Transitions
  • Parent Support
  • Educational Advocacy
  • Social Skills Building

Professional Presentations and Workshops

“Helping your child manage Anxiety –Parent Group (River Forest, IL 4/20/2016)

The Therapist’s “Tool Box”: Options for Helping ADHD Clients and their Families” -Thrive Counseling Center (Oak Park, IL 12/16/2014)

Helping Students with Attention/Focusing Difficulties” – Loyola University Training for School Professionals (Chicago, IL 3/09)

“Emotional and Educational Needs of Gifted Children” – PAGE Dist.97 (Oak Park, IL 1/08).

“Depression and Bipolar in K-12 Education” – Loyola University Training for School Professionals (Chicago, IL 2/07).

“Parent Support Group and Professional ADD Panel” – CHADD – National advocacy group for those w/ ADD and ADHD (Arlington Hts. IL 11/05).

“ADHD Diagnosis and Treatment” – Lutheran General Hospital Pediatrics (Des Plaines, IL 8/05).

“Loss… A Family Systems Perspective” – National Hospice Association (Chicago, IL 8/92).