Therapy for Children and Teenagers

I will help you improve your relationship with your children

Twenty five years working with kids and families have taught me to focus on what really counts: Let's work together to improve your relationship with your child and teenager, so you can be the guide and teacher your kid really needs.

In our digital age, it's especially hard for children to develop mental toughness, emotional integrity, social awareness, academic skillfulness and spiritual generosity. We all want to leave things better than we found them. I can help you instill this ideal in your child as well.

I like helping children & teenagers who have these problems:

  • Tantrums and meltdowns, oppositional & defiant behavior.
  • Failing in school because they don't try & won't work.
  • Derailed by symptoms of depression and/or anxiety.
  • Trouble making friends because they 'don't get it' socially.”

I work with very young children -- toddlers and pre-schoolers -- as well as school-age kids and teens.

Therapy for Adults

My experience with children and teenagers gives me a special perspective with adults. We were all children once. We all went through adolescence. The lessons we learned, the troubles we met, the losses and wounds we suffered, all echo through our current life, and effect our intimate relationships, our working life, and our parenting too.

Adults often come here for help with their children and then to address their own trauma, loss and past suffering that affects them now.

In addition to individual work, I often see adults in group - either independently or conjointly. Group and individual therapy, or group and couples/family therapy, offer a powerful helping and healing combination.

You can reach me by calling my Wayland office at 617-645-5048 or emailing me: