Couples & Family Therapy

Massive ADHD Study finds Therapy on Par with Medication

As a psychologist I am dedicated to staying on top of contemporary research so that my clients can take advantage of the newest information available.  Among several e-newsletters I subscribe to, one dedicated to ADHD recently highlighted a new, massive-sized study compiling data from over 300 individual studies.  It truly dwarfs other so-called "meta-analyses" that [...]

By |2017-06-27T20:22:45+00:00April 3rd, 2015|ADHD, Couples & Family Therapy, Parenting, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Massive ADHD Study finds Therapy on Par with Medication

New Resources on Academic Accommodations & Educational Rights (IEPs, 504 Plans)

If your child or college student may need academic accommodations next school year, to show what he or she is truly capable of, it's not too early to begin planning and "doing your homework."  Typically, parents who are well-prepared before ever requesting such services will have a good, cooperative outcome.  Those who aren't may be [...]

By |2017-06-27T20:22:45+00:00June 30th, 2010|ADHD, Couples & Family Therapy, Free Presentations, Parenting, Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Resources on Academic Accommodations & Educational Rights (IEPs, 504 Plans)

Original Research on Couples Communication

My master's thesis developed the first measure of couples thoughts that would maintain an unhealthy a distancing-pursuing dynamic, with one partner consistently seeking more time, intimacy and attention while the other partner consistently withdraws or avoids closeness.  Previous research into couples communication and behavior had shown that this distancer-pursuer dynamic is associated with lower relationship [...]

By |2017-06-27T20:22:45+00:00September 24th, 2009|Couples & Family Therapy, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Original Research on Couples Communication