Specializing in Cognitive Behavioral, Supportive Therapy to optimize your lifestyle, reduce symptomatology, build strategies, and maximize overall health goals.
Pre-Surgical Psychological Evaluations to encourage preparedness and readiness for obesity treatment. Pre- and post-operative support offered to enhance surgical, behavioral and health outcomes.
Utilization of Client Centered model to facilitate goal setting, career planning, lifestyle modification, relationship improvement and obtaining personal health initiatives.
Supervision & Lectures
I provide peer and student clinical supervision complementing the importance of collaboration and colleague development. Seminars, courses, lectures, and consulting with a focus on wellness, behavior medicine & lifestyle modification.
NYS Licensed Clinical Health Psychologist specializing in obesity, eating disorders and coaching through daily obstacles. Throughout treatment, I emphasize problem solving, planning skills, goal setting, coping and behavioral strategies for clients. I have practiced, studied, researched, lectured and published on the topics of obesity, eating disorders and the behavioral factors with such diseases. As a leader in the field of Obesity, I offer comprehensive psychological evaluations for weight loss surgical candidates to addresses the psychological antecedents, behaviors and consequences of obesity. Additionally, I have expertise in working with patients who suffer from psychological problems associated with: obesity; weight control problems; eating disorders; mood disorders, anxiety associated with a medical condition or treatment of a condition; compliance with medication and/or medical procedures; lifestyle coping challenges; and adjustment disorders. I work within a Cognitive-Behavioral, Supportive, Behavior Medicine model, complementing the "whole person" to aide with chronic illness and the associated behaviors to maximize coping, treatment and disease outcomes. Coaching and behavioral strategies will be utilized to maximize applicable strategies, therefore encouraging confidence and symptom reduction.
NYS Licensed Clinical-Health Psychologist
Cognitive Behavioral Clinician