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My Approach to Therapy

When beginning therapy one should understand that the first session is utilized by both clinician and client to determine if the match is a good one. Also, new clients should not worry about sharing enough details. All that is required will come out naturally. Whether you are on welfare, drive a truck, or are a lawyer; in therapy everyone is the same. We all find ourselves, at times, facing problems we just can't resolve. Often the key lies in the subconscious mind. The structured nature of authentic psychotherapy leads to awareness and the opportunity to change one's life.

My earlier career focused on work with troubled youth and their families. I frequently receive calls from grownups I once treated as teenagers. My current focus now is on couples, and relationship therapy. I help couples in crisis, and provide effective techniques for resolving conflict. Conflict can be forged into intimacy!

 

Russ Widder

Psychotherapist/Clinical Social worker (LCSW-C)

Specialties

  • Marital and Premarital
  • Child or Adolescent

MENTAL HEALTH

  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

ISSUES

  • Anxiety
  • Divorce
  • Family Conflict
  • Parenting
  • Depression
  • Marriage and relationship issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Imago Couples Therapy
  • Hynopsis

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Couples**
  • Family

 

Client Focus

    Age

    • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
    • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
    • Adults
    • Elders (65+)

    Categories

    • LGBTQ
    • African American Clients

    Finances

    • Accepts Insurance: Yes
    • Accepted Payments: Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discovery

    Accepted Insurance Plans

    • BlueCross and BlueShield
    • MD Medicaid
      (Value Options/Beacon)

    **Marital Therapy is not considered a medical service by insurance companies and therefore not covered. Contact me to learn about marriage therapy fees.

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