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My Office Has Moved!

After 18 years at 601 George Street, I have moved offices. My office is now located at 2217 Princess Anne Street, Suite 322-1, Fredericksburg, VA 22401 in the General Washington Executive Center. If you are local to Fredericksburg, I’ll mention the building is across the street from the iconic Carl’s ice cream shop. We were… Read more »

New Article Published in JPN Vol. 52, No. 8 (August 2014): Channeling Jane Austen…

I’ve recently been published in the Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services (JPN), August 2014, for the article “Channeling Jane Austen: How It Helped Me Become a Better Psychotherapist”. Abstract The influences on a therapist are many. This article illustrates how a 19th-century novelist, Jane Austen, informs the work of a nurse therapist… Read more »

Why I Like Yoga: An Adjunct Treatment for Anxiety

I often recommend yoga as a tool to help manage anxiety. We are fortunate to have several places to learn and practice yoga in Fredericksburg. There are classes for everyone; from the beginner to the advanced yoga. A good yoga teacher will accommodate you. As my favorite yoga teacher says; “It is your personal journey…. Read more »

What type of therapy is AEDP?

Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy Q: Accelerated? Does that mean I’ll need a session or two and that is it? A: Not exactly. The idea is that if the patient feels comfortable and understood they will be able to access deep feelings more quickly and that will speed the process of therapy. The theory is that… Read more »