Counseling & Psychotherapy

Psychology Patient

”Healing takes time, and asking for help is a courageous step.”

Mariska Hargitay

Patients Served
  • Individuals

  • Couples

  • Families

  • Older Adults

  • Groups

  • Adolescents

  • Caregivers

Vision

Dr. Smith consults directly with your primary care physician to implement a PCMH Model giving individuals the comprehensive care they need in a manner they can understand. Dr. Smith is committed to teaching ways to adopt better health habits and overall healthier lifestyles. Helping clients turn physician recommendations into more attainable clinical goals is her primary objective so that together clients feel confident in developing optimal health outcomes. Dr. Smith strives to assist you in understanding how anxiety, depression, and trauma impact your overall health.

Treatments
  • Holistic and integrative health to manage pain, health concerns, body awareness, and emotional difficulties

  • Biofeedback and mindfulness-based meditation for relaxation due to anxiety, poor circulation, hyperactivity, depression, trauma, stress

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  • Brief Solution Focused Interventions

  • Psychological Testing & Evaluation

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

  • Psychodynamic Theory

Specialties

Dr. Smith specializes in Health-Focused Psychotherapy

  • behavioral health modification and disease management (exercise, weight management, dietary change for diabetes and blood pressure regulation)

  • Adjustment to new-onset medical diagnoses (autoimmune disorders, infectious disease/COVID, visual/hearing impairment, cancer, stroke, heart attack, traumatic brain injury, amputation)

  • Learning to thrive with a disability, chronic disease, or pain

  • Learning compensatory strategies to handle memory loss and support for family and caretakers

  • Treatment of general difficulties including anxiety, depression, grief, job loss, life transitions, intimate relationships, domestic violence, family conflict

  • Non-surgical pain management

  • Co-occurring disorders including substance abuse, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorders

  • Sleep and circadian rhythm disturbances

  • Older adult treatment of depression, anxiety, memory decline, and ADHD

  • ADHD Coaching for College Students & Professionals

  • Coping with Autism Spectrum while juggling social affairs in work and home life

  • Provisioning of emotional support animals (ESA)

  • Relationship Difficulties such as divorce, infidelity, sex therapy, single parenting

  • Women’s issues such as postpartum depression and anxiety, Pre-, peri-, and post-menopausal adjustment and child loss, infertility, abortion

  • Sexual identity and LGBTQ

  • Teenage struggles such as peer relationships, school problems, parental conflict, partner abuse, sports performance

Enjoying Sunset
Calm Woman
"Dr. Smith commits to her patients wholeheartedly and is always there for them. She never makes me feel that my problems are small or not worthy of working on.
She has helped me immensely without judgment. She's the best! I recommend her to everyone."

Client Testimonial