Psychotherapy

Dr. Myers is a highly trained professional with expertise in the areas of human behavior, mental health assessment, treatment, and behavior change.  He works with patients to foster awareness and insight and to develop healthier, more effective ways of meeting life's challenges.

 

Psychotherapy is a collaborative effort between an individual and a psychologist.  In general, you can expect to discuss the current events happening in your life and your personal history relevant to your issue.  As you begin therapy, you should establish clear goals with Dr. Myers. Depending on your specific needs, therapy can be short-term, for a specific issue, or longer-term, to deal with more difficult patterns or your desire for more personal development.  Either way, it is most common to schedule regular sessions with Dr. Myers (usually weekly).  It is important to understand that you will get more results from therapy if you actively participate in the process. 

 

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A number of benefits are available from participating in therapy. Dr. Myers can provide support, and assist with problem-solving skills, and enhanced coping strategies for issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship troubles, stress management, career guidance, substance abuse and addiction. Consider therapy if...

  • You are experiencing an overwhelming and prolonged sense of helplessness and sadness. 

  • You struggle to carry out everyday activities: for example, you are unable to concentrate on tasks at work, and your job performance is suffering as a result. 

  • You worry excessively, expect the worst or are irritable and constantly on edge.

  • Your actions are harmful to yourself or to others: for instance, you are drinking too much alcohol, abusing drugs or becoming overly argumentative and aggressive.

Dr. Myers' approach to therapy can be described as eclectic and involves aspects of Person-Centered (Humanistic) Therapy, as well as, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.  He works with adults, adolescents and children and provides both individual and family therapy.