Clinical Social Worker/TherapistSober Now
|Therapy Orientation:||Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Relational Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Psychodynamic, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Family/Marital Therapy, Coaching, Humanistic, Family Systems Therapy, Eclectic, Gestalt, Interpersonal|
|Age Focus:||Seniors, Teenagers, Adults|
|Specialities:||Anger Management, Gay Lesbian Issues, Spirituality, Divorce, Compulsive Disorders, Trauma and PTSD, Life Coaching, Addiction or Substance Abuse, OCD, Mood Disorders, Parenting, Domestic Abuse or Domestic Violence, Anxiety or Fears, ADHD, Impulse Control Disorders, Relationship Issues, Women, Loss or Grief, Eating Disorders, Depression, Finding Your Purpose in Life|
|Treatment Modality:||Couples, Individuals, Families, Groups|
|Sexual Orientation:||Any Orientation|
|Years in Practice:||20+ Years|
|Graduated from:||University of Maine|
|License issued in:||Maine|
|License Expiry:||Mar 2025|
|Other Credentials:||License, Certified Clinical Supervisor, 2008|
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Cost & Payment Modalities
|Avg Cost (session):||greater than $150|
|Insurances accepted:||BlueCross and/or BlueShield, Anthem, TRICARE, Aetna, Medicaid, Cigna, Medicare, UBH|
|Online Payments accepted:||Yes|
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