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Yes, our focus is on problems that disrupt relationships, and we provide therapy to couples. We work on communication issues both in solving problems and creating intimacy. We also provide individual therapy for all self-esteem related issues.
Our fee is $70 per session for people who choose not to use their insurance or do not have coverage. Sessions are for 50 minutes. We are In-Network for 20 insurance companies.
This is an information-gathering session, where we hear about the current problems in the relationship, the history of the relationship, other pertinent information and some individual history. From this we can understand if the problems with the relationship stem from difficulty in problem solving communication or something more deep seated.
Often couples struggle with the same problems over and over ?not really solving them. We help couples stay on the problem-solving task, clearly identifying the issue, calmly discussing its aspects and then talking about the various alternatives.
Our role is to help both partners find the solution that works for both of them.
This depends on the problem. Some couples learn problem-solving communication quickly and in only a few sessions their relationship can benefit tremendously. When problems are more deep-seated we may work with people for a longer period and may include some individual work. With 25 years experience we have the ability to resolve even deep-seated issues.
Yes, we see individuals with problems of self esteem, depression, anxiety, and parenting. Also people see us for grief resolution, ptsd (post-traumatic stress disorder), sexual and eating disorders.
MSW stands for a masterís degree in Clinical Social Work, (in our case, from the University of Iowa). LCSW stands for Licensed Clincal Social Worker by the Board of Behavioral Health, (State of Arizona).
You can pick male or female depending on your comfort and your schedule.
We have office hours Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and until 5:00 p.m. on Saturday.
We often answer our own phone. If we are unavailable, please leave a message and we will return your call shortly. We will schedule your appointment, often within the week that you call.
Directions: One quarter mile west of Mc Clintock on the south side of Guadalupe Rd.
1445 E. Guadalupe Road, Suite 106
Tempe, AZ 85283