Do you have a physical disability?

People with physically disabling conditions due to stroke, injury or neurodegenerative disorders such as Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Huntington’s Disease, and Parkinson’s Disease are faced with many emotional and practical challenges.


Are You or a Loved One Newly Diagnosed with a Cognitive Disorder?

People with early onset or newly diagnosed Alzheimers Disease or other cognitively disabling disorders, including traumatic brain injury, are often left on their own to come to terms with their condition and understand how to move forward with their lives.


Are You a Caregiver?

Caring for a loved one with a physical or cognitive disability is a difficult task on a windy road.  It carries emotional and practical considerations that need to be met.  Knowing a diagnosis or a prognosis is not enough to know how to provide appropriate care.


Are you Disabled and LGBT?

LGBTQ persons experience many of the same emotional issues as heterosexuals but are not well understood by some mental health professionals.  Add to this a disability or neurological disorder and one can feel misunderstood and alienated.


Where do you turn for help?

As a person with a disability or neurological disorder, or as a caregiver, where do you turn for experienced, thoughtful and practical help?  As a specialist in this area with over 30 years experience providing support and care, I am here to help.


Over 30 Years Experience

I have over 30 years of professional experience working with disabled persons who have physical, neurological, or cognitive disabilities and with their caregivers and loved ones.


Telemedicine / Teletherapy

Telemedicine / teletherapy consultation sessions are psychotherapy or consultation sessions conducted via video conferencing or telephone.


Care Consultations

Care consultations primarily focus on practical, behavioral considerations, rather than psychological or emotional issues, for persons who have physical, neurological, or cognitive disabilities and for their caregivers and loved ones in offering care.


Elder and Disabled Care Needs Assessment and Planning

As the baby boomer generation ages, many of our clients and their family members need increased practical nuts-and-bolts assessment and planning for disability and elder care. Addressing the psychological and logistical complexities related to aging and/or disability can be challenging for clients, family members and caregivers. Elder/Disabled Care Needs Assessment and Planning Consultations provide psycho-education, assessment of care needs, short- and long-term care planning, as well as practical problem-solving. With the often-complicated mix of emotions in providing care and support…

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What is Psychotherapy?

Article “What is Psychotherapy” by Mayo Clinic Staff. Psychotherapy is a general term for treating mental health problems by talking with a psychiatrist, psychologist or other mental health provider. Read more…click here        

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