We are highly trained and experienced clinicians who believe that taking a broad systemic approach to exploring personal issues and relationship problems.
Assessment and psychotherapy for couples to explore issues such as intimacy, communication, conflict resolution, anger management and sexuality. Divorce Prevention, Marriage Reconciliation, and Family Mediation are a special focus of our practice.
Dr. Rita has been providing sex therapy and sex education for almost 40 years and has addressed worked with many individuals with complicated sexual histories. She has also developed a group treatment program for those who have been sexually abused, ‘From Surviving to Living’.
Family therapy is based on the belief that the family is a unique social system with its own structure and patterns of communication.
Our groups are provided for individuals and couples to help identify specific needs and challenges and provide concrete strategies for personal empowerment. We specialize in attending to enhancing the ability to understand and self-regulate emotions and develop skills to increase healthy emotional responsiveness and availability. Groups are time limited and of intensive formats.
Most couples who divorce will do so within 7 years of their marriage. Pre-marital counseling and education is one of the most important ways that couples can protect their future marriage and takes steps that can help reduce the likelihood of divorce.