I am a clinician of over 20 years experience, once named one of the best therapists in America by Psychology Today, who works with children, adults and families. I work well with a client who appreciates a skilled and common sense, interactive approach to counseling and coaching. I am interested in helping you solve your life issues with a solution focused, here and now approach to therapy. I treat children and adults and seniors, with all different types of issues, ranging from depression and anxiety, autism, handicaps and challenges, to marital , blended family, bereavement and phase of life issues.I am skilled at using many current therapeutic techniques such as Cogntive-Behavioral Therapy as well as Dialetical-Behavioral and Brief Solution-Focused Therapy to address your concerns. I also utilize play, art and narrative therapies. I address trauma, loss/grief, relationship and family issues. I specialize in helping families cope with special needs challenges.I now have a peaceful office in lovely Hobe Sound , Florida. I have worked in many diverse settings , such as psychiatric emergency units/hospitals, residential, family service and schools. I was privileged to work with the Navy, Army and Coast Guard in providing therapeutic services . I have a excellent reputation as a therapist.