Specialties

 

Through his experience working in an acute psychiatric setting, as well as a corporate setting, Daniel has developed an interest in several topic areas. He focuses his psychotherapy practice on adult and adolescent clients dealing with the following issues:

Anger Management

  • Arguments and altercations with others
  • Aggressive thoughts or actions
  • Difficulty accepting criticism
  • Feeling “out of control” when angry

 

Anxiety

  • Fears or Phobias
  • Obsessions & Compulsions
  • Panic Attacks
  • Social avoidance
  • Constant worry and stress

 

Bereavement

  • Terminal Illnesses
  • Grief & Loss
  • Developing Supports

 

Body Image Issues

  • Unhealthy or unrealistic expectations of self
  • Tendency to compare self to others
  • Self-defeating thoughts
  • Difficulty accepting compliments

 

Career Concerns

  • Lack of focus at work
  • Negativity at work
  • Work/life balance
  • Conflict with boss or co-workers
  • Lack of meaning or purpose at work
  • Career change

 

Depression

  • Negative Thinking Patterns
  • Persistent self-doubts
  • Loss of self-esteem
  • Loss of motivation and direction
  • Chronic dissatisfaction and unhappiness
  • Thoughts of self-harm

 

Impulse Control

  • Difficulties controlling certain urges
  • Difficulties managing harmful and risk-taking behaviors
  • Difficulties managing self-defeating behaviors
  • Engaging in frequent attention-seeking behaviors

 

Mood Instability

  • Emotional swings
  • Frequent irritability
  • Low frustration tolerance
  • Frequent meltdowns

 

Relationships

  • Communication Problems
  • Dating Difficulties
  • Marital Discord
  • Boundary Issues
  • Lack of social supports or friend network

 

Sexuality

  • Concerns with sense of one’s femininity and masculinity
  • Confusion or insecurities
  • Understanding and acceptance of sexual identity

 

Substance Abuse & Dependence

  • Assessment
  • Education
  • Referrals & Resources

 

Trauma & PTSD

  • Disruptive thoughts and anxiety related to:
    • childhood issues
    • combat trauma
    • victim of violent crime
    • accident or other traumatic experiences