I am Licenced Clinicial Social Worker and Master Addiction Counselor. I have spent the 40 years in the helping professions. I have helped couples with relationship concerns improve their communication and bring conclusion to their issues with counseling. I have successfully assisted couples address issues such as a sick or dying significant other, child or parent and coping with loss. and seperation. I taught graduate level social work students for four years at Rutgers. I have successfully assisted a broad spectrum of persons with a variety of problems including a spouse/significant other with more severe mental illness.
My focuses in counseling and therapy is always to first get to know the couple seeking assistance and working with them to offer an individualized treatment approach and plan that is specifically developed to help them to successfully address their needs and empower them to improve theirrelationship overcome problems that are causing a strain on their relationship and or chart another course. I am well versed in a number of treatment modalites including but limited to: Cognitive Behavioral , Family Centered and Family Focused therapies. I believe that in order to have a successful marriage/relationship, couples need to develop the ability to accept the unchangeable and change what can be changed. This realistic premise is at the heart of integrative couple therapy which I believe works well in resolving conflicts in relationships and or making decisions on the their furture.
Clearing using a flexible intergated appraoch to couples therapy can be one of the best ways to have people take control of their relationship and be successful!
- Parenting issues
- Bipolar disorder
- Compassion fatigue
Stress, Anxiety , LGBT , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Sleeping disorders , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Depression , Coping with life changes , ADHD , Abandonment , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Attachment Issues , Blended Family Issues , Cancer , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Co-morbidity , Codependency , Commitment Issues , Communication Problems , Control Issues , Dependent Personality , Dissociation , Drug and Alcohol Addiction , Emptiness , Family Problems , Fatherhood Issues , Forgiveness , HIV / AIDS , Impulsivity , Intellectual Disability , Isolation/Loneliness , Life Purpose , Midlife Crisis , Military and Veterans Issues , Money and Financial Issues , Mood Disorders , Multicultural Concerns , Narcissism , Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks , Personality Disorders , Posttraumatic Stress , Prejudice and Discrimination , Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) , Sexual Assault and Abuse , Social Anxiety and Phobia , Workplace Issues , Young Adult Issues Read more...
Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
LCSW #071058-01 (Expires: 2022-12-31)
I love his sense of humor. He gets down to the direct point. Great listener!
Thomas is personable, friendly, light hearted, and kind. He can tell it like it is, but he uses humor to soften the blow and I appreciate that! He notices small details in what I am saying and encourages me to expand on those. Talking to him feels more like talking to a friend or relative instead of someone who is cold and calculated in their approach (which I have experienced!!) Very thorough, I definitely recommend.
Thomas has a realistic approach and is helping me clarify my thinking. He responds to written correspondence between sessions and sends me notes of encouragement during the week.
Thankful for his brilliant ears and expertise!