Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How long is a typical session with you?

A: There is no "typical" session. My individual sessions are 60 minutes.. Couples and family therapy sessions are most effective with a 75 or 90 minute framework.

I want to save our relationship but my partner won't go to therapy. What do you suggest?

A: There are several possibilities. You may invite him to attend one session only. This may lead to his attending more sessions. You can also work with me individually on the issues that are

affecting the two of you. You may be surprised at how much can be accomplished by one partner.

Q: I have heard that hypnosis can be useful, but I'm afraid of being hypnotized - Help!

A: Many people imagine hypnosis as very different than it actually is. They may have seen films or TV shows showing a subject being "brainwashed" or humiliated. Clinical hypnosis is used to help you achieve your goals more quickly and is a very pleasant experience. You can bring someone into the session with you if that will help you feel more comfortable.

: My friend highly recommended you - do you think you can help me?

A: I honestly don't know. Your friend may connect with me as a therapist and you may not. A recommendation or referral is no guarantee that a therapist is right for you. I suggest that you interview several therapists to get a sense of who you're most comfortable with and who you feel would be most helpful.

Q: Do you work with children?

Yes, I work with children and adolescents with a variety of problems. Each client is evaluated to determine if they are an appropriate candidate for therapy.

Q: Which eating disorders do you treat?

I treat people who are struggling with Binge Eating Disorder (BED), bulimia, anorexia and BDD (body dysmorphic disorder).

Don't see your question here? Feel free to call or email me. I'll be glad to address your concerns.

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