Marital or pre-marital counseling to help couples reconnect and to teach effective communication skills. Dr. Bowers’ approach is heavily influenced by Dr. John Gottman’s research and the work of Dr. Sue Johnson. Dr. Bowers works with both heterosexual and same sex couples.
Adults, adolescents, and child therapy to help with depression, anxiety, family conflict, work/school stress, family dynamics.
Often the distress of one family member is best addressed by meeting with the entire family or subsets of the family.
Psycho-educational evaluations are conducted for couples and individuals seeking to create their family through donor eggs/sperm, surrogates or embryo adoption. The psycho-educatonal evaluations allow clients to discuss issues pertaining to the process of creating their family and subsequent issue regarding discussions with offspring.
This modality is very effective for habit cessation, such as smoking, and unhealthy eating. Hypnosis is also used for anxiety, test anxiety/preparation and fear of public speaking. Each session is taped for the client to practice after the initial session.
“Life begets life, energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.” – Sarah Bernhardt