I help people who are feeling anxious, overwhelmed, and stressed-out to gain control and feel more confident, competent, and thrive!
Licensed Clinical Social Worker in chatham, NJ
I use an eclectic approach that combines Mindfulness-Based CBT and other forms of cognitive therapy, such as ACT and DBT to help recognize negative cognitions and beliefs and incorporate skills to increase adaptive thinking and positive cognitions. Using mindfulness-based cognitive therapies to better understand thinking patterns and how we can change our brain in order to move out of autopilot into healthier and more adaptive practices.
Often times people who have experienced significantly upsetting events don't want to talk about them. BSP is highly specialized modality with a gentle, client-centered application that does not require that you talk extensively about traumatic experiences in order to heal. We rely on the brain to know and provide what it needs.
CBT focuses on how our thoughts affect our emotions. Identifying core beliefs and negative self talk and reframing those thoughts can reduce negative emotional responses.
I utilize mindfulness techniques and meditation as a way to help focus attention, reduce stress and increase positive responsiveness. I anticipate completion in Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy Certificate training early in 2019 with Nalanda/PESI and incorporate Mindfulness Practice into therapy sessions and between sessions.
I use CBT to help people identify negative and cognitive distortions in thinking patterns and create new, positive and adaptive thinking strategies to better manage day to day and stressors.
I incorporate meditation practices that are mindfulness-based into therapy sessions to help increase awareness of body and mind and gain insight into self.
I use an eclectic approach incorporating cognitive behavioral therapy and other types of CBT, like ACT, DBT and MBCBT to help clients recognize maladaptive thinking patterns and begin to use adaptive, healthy thinking strategies to manage day to day situations and life stressors.