Treatment Modalities

Dr. Solomon uses psychological theories from multiple perspectives and accesses the most effective approach or combination of approaches for meeting your particular needs.

Eclectic Therapy
Eclectic therapy is a therapeutic approach that incorporates a variety of therapeutic principles and philosophies in order to create the ideal treatment program to meet your specific needs. A wide range of therapeutic techniques are employed with the goal of establishing a course that is personally tailored to you.

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy(CBT)
CBT focuses on dysfunctional emotions, maladaptive behaviors and cognitive processes. A cognitive-behavioral therapist uses an active role to define realistic goals for you and to determine ways to achieve them. This therapy approach helps you understand the thoughts and feelings that influence behaviors. The goal is to change the way we think in order to feel and act better in our daily lives. With CBT you can learn how to identify and change destructive thought patterns that have a negative influence on your behavior. This treatment approach is used to treat many disorders such as phobias, addiction, depression, and anxiety. Cognitive behavioral therapy can consist of the following treatments: Cognitive restructuring, behavioral activation, exposure therapy, mindfulness therapies, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), CBASP for chronic depression, anger management, social skills training, assertiveness training, relaxation training, communication training, trauma-focused therapy, and child therapy.

Psychodynamic Therapy
Psychodynamic therapy focuses on revealing your unconscious content in order to relieve psychic tension. The goal of this therapy is for you to become self-aware and understand the influence that your past may have on your present behavior. It views the interpersonal relationship between client and therapist as very important.

Marriage and Family Therapy
Marriage and Family Therapy works with families and couples in intimate relationships to nurture change and development. It tends to view change in terms of the systems of interaction between family members. It emphasizes family relationships as an important factor in psychological health.

Crisis Intervention Therapy
Crisis Intervention Therapy focuses on assisting individual in a crisis situation in order to return them to their usual level of pre-crisis functioning. This kind of therapy is used when a person is confronted by events he or she does not have adequate resources to cope with. These events are sudden and unexpected usually such as sudden death, life-threatening situations, illness, trauma, divorce, loss of a loved one, or loss of a job. The goal of Crisis Intervention therapy is to provide immediate, short-term guidance to individuals experiencing distress.

Disclaimer: The information you receive at this website is not, nor is it intended to be, psychological advice or therapy, nor does it establish a therapist/client relationship. Consultation with a psychologist for individual advice regarding your own situation should be obtained.