Individual and group services

Here is a sample of some of the services I currently provide or have provided in the recent past:

  • Evaluations of children to diagnose/rule out suspected disabilities such as autism spectrum disorders and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • Testing of educational achievement for homeschooled students, special education or regular education students seeking placement in a different type of school setting, and as part of ongoing assessment and management for students with learning disabilities
  • Educational advocacy for students with diagnosed or suspected disabilities
  • Expressive therapy with adolescents and young adults (with and without diagnosed disabilities) dealing with issues such as school phobia, identity exploration, learning disabilities, conflicts with family, running away, GLBT identity formation, difficulty in social situations, self-harm, substance use, eating disorders, and effects of trauma
  • Expressive/play-based therapy with infants, toddlers, and young children with developmental delays or disabilities
  • Expressive and talk-based therapy with individuals and families whose lives have been touched by adoption, adoption reunion, foster care, kinship care, and child welfare system involvement
  • Parenting evaluations and family systems evaluations for court-involved and systems-involved families seeking to obtain needed child welfare services or looking to end unnecessary child welfare involvement
  • Interactive music therapy to address individual needs for individuals with little or no verbal communication due to severe/profound intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, or autism
  • Expressive therapy with individuals in the process of gender transition, including those with and without major mental illness
  • Exploration of changing roles in the family and community for young adults with disabilities transitioning from school into adulthood