Frequently Asked Questions

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Yes, more details about the insurances I accept can be found on the Accepted Insurance Page.

17 years – 59 years

Yes. Psychologists specialize in the diagnosis of mental disorders.

  • General Therapy And Counseling
  • Couples Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Skills Building
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

No. Psychiatrists prescribe medication.

The simplest answer lies in the educational background required for each profession. A psychiatrist has a degree in medicine and a psychologist has a doctoral-level degree in psychology. However, there are a number of other distinctions that make each profession quite unique.

Psychologists receive graduate training in psychology and pursue either a Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) or Psy.D. (Doctor of Psychology) in clinical or counseling psychology. Doctorate programs typically take five to seven years to complete and most states require an additional one or two year long internship in order to gain licensure.

I speak English and also speak Spanish.

No, I only see patients in my office.

Psychotherapy is a collaborative treatment based on the relationship between an individual and a psychologist. A psychologist provides a supportive environment that allows you to talk openly with someone who is objective, neutral and nonjudgmental. Most therapy focuses on individuals, although psychotherapists also work with couples, families and groups.