What is ABPP?
The American Board of Professional Psychology is the primary organization for specialty board certification in psychology, as recognized by the American Psychological Association. ABPP represents the highest level of specialty designation possible for a clinical psychologist. For more information, go to abpp.org.
I am a clinical psychologist with over 25 years of experience in treating depression, anxiety, panic disorder, phobias, grief, post-traumatic stress and emotional responses to other difficult life circumstances. Additionally, I work with people who want to enhance their coping skills and psychological resilience, in an area often referred to as "mental wellness".
Health Psychology/ Behavioral Medicine
This specialty focuses on how thoughts, emotions and behavior impact medical illness, injury and disability. Health psychologists help their patients cope adaptively with medical challenges and maximize beneficial health outcomes from a psychological and behavioral perspective.