Deborah has a private practice in which she works with women, men, couples of any sexual orientation, adolescents and families dealing with a wide range of issues and problems. She has counseled numerous clients dealing with a diverse range of issues including personal exploration and self empowerment, relationship dynamics, communication techniques, stress reduction, anger management, parenting skills, depression, as well as severe trauma and abuse. Deborah has had advanced training in the areas of relationship issues, communication techniques, and parenting skills. Deborah also has expansive experience working with the cancer community, including patients and their caregivers, as well as the bereaved.
Deborah's theoretical orientation is an integration of cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, and family systems. Her personal style of doing therapy is very interactive incorporating compassion, empathy, intuition, and heartfelt concern. She understands that it is important to have a trusting and bonded relationship between client and therapist for therapy to be effective. Deborah provides a safe and confidential environment that promotes healing and empowerment.
It takes an enormous amount of courage to walk through the door of a therapist's office. People do this when they are ready to make changes. Deborah understands this and realizes that we all need help from time to time resolving difficult problems. Sometimes we need effective guidance, another perspective, or just need someone to listen. Deborah has seen hundreds of clients over the years, successfully helping them to find and restore meaning, happiness and fulfillment back into their lives. She has educated couples in improving relationship and communication skills, trained clients in anger and stress management techniques, facilitated conflict resolution, assisted with family and blended family concerns, improved parent/child relationships, and guided many through life transitions.
Deborah has a passion for her work that is demonstrated by her caring and compassionate concern for others and the difficulties they are experiencing.
Deborah's specialty is YOU!