Impulse Control Disorders therapists in Lawrence, Kansas KS
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, MSW, LSCSW
Life experiences have "trained" us to act and react is certain ways. These are our impulses. Since most impulses are learned, most of them can be un-learned. It takes understanding and hard work but it can be done. Therapy can be a big part of this.
43 Years Experience
I am a compassionate and perceptive listener who in the course of a professional relationship strives to facilitate efficient and satisfying progress toward the personal goals of each client. I attempt to facilitate personal exploration and understanding while encouraging independence and strength.
23 Years Experience
Cognitive Behavioral treatment for impulse control disorders.
27 Years Experience
I work extensively with both Clinical and Forensic populations, delivering targeted Behavioral, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), and Dialectical Behavioral (DBT) Therapies tailored to the specific needs of each individual client. I specialize in working with adolescents and adults with Personality Disorders (Borderline, Narcissistic, Antisocial), Mood Disorders (Anxiety, Depression), Behavioral Disorders (Oppositionality, Anger), and Sexual Dysfunction. In addition, I treat sex offenders, individuals convicted of violent and non-violent criminal offenses, perpetrators of domestic violence, and other forensic populations. * In my capacity as a Psychological Evaluator, I conduct thorough diagnostic clarification of psychological symptoms in clients of all ages. These range from Sexual Disorders, to Developmental Disorders (Autism Spectrum, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity), Substance Use Disorders, Mood Disorders (Bipolar, Obsessive-Compulsive), and Personality Disorders. * In my Forensic Evaluation work, I conduct assessments upon referral from the Courts, private, state, and federal agencies, self-referrals, and attorneys. These Evaluations include: Fitness for Duty (FFD), Sex Offender Risk Assessments, Violence Risk Assessment, Psychosexual, Substance Abuse, Competency to Stand Trial, and Parenting, as well as Pre-Sentence Investigations, and various other forensic evaluations.
9 Years Experience
Utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), I help to instill skills to tolerate stress and effectively manage triggers to impulsive actions.
11 Years Experience