The goal of psychotherapy is to improve your self-awareness, learn important skills for reaching goals and making decisions, and to get the support you need so you can conquer challenges, form strong relationships, and live a more fulfilling life. My approach is a combination of problem-solving training and cognitive-behavioral therapy. The length of psychotherapy can range from one to several sessions depending on your needs. Meetings are usually scheduled once a week, and more or less frequently, depending on preference and necessity.
Formally called cognitive rehabilitation, and based on principles of neuroplasticity, brain training consists of a combination of exercises and strategies designed to improve a wide range of cognitive functions (attention, memory, reasoning, mental flexibility, executive functions). Brain training is recommended for people who are struggling with cognitive challenges and is a good, natural preventative for mental fatigue and inefficiency. Brain training can help you sharpen your focus, boost your creativity, improve your emotional intelligence, and increase your mental efficiency.
A series of tests that range from simple questions to complex hands-on tasks designed to: (a) assess how optimally your brain is functioning; (b) evaluate the extent to which problems with your brain function, including your cognition (e.g., attention, memory), emotional functioning (e.g., anxiety, depression), and behavioral adjustment (e.g., angry outbursts, withdrawal, lack of motivation) are blocking you from being able to accomplish your personal and professional goals; and (c) explore what might be causing these problems. The results of the neuropsychological assessment can give you answers to questions and concerns you have about your mental well-being and it can provide useful information to plan the best treatment approach.
Available to healthcare professionals, to help gain insight on issues related to the diagnosis and treatment of brain injury, management of emotional issues, such as depression and anxiety, and strategies for successful transitions to academic and professional settings. Medico-legal consultation to clarify the nature, extent, and consequences of brain injury is also available.