I have 26 years experience providing therapy services to individuals suffering from a variety of problems including depression, anxiety, ADHD, communication problems, relationship problems and overwhelming stress.
I have worked with children and teens with behavioral and emotional health problems and those coping with the effects of sexual abuse and assault.
If you are a parent bringing your child in for therapy you are an integral part of the therapeutic process. I use a holistic approach to treatment, often consulting with teachers, guidance counselors, family physicians, and psychiatrists. When it is beneficial I observe clients at school and at home.
For new parents or those about to be new parents I provide consultations regarding infant attachment and bonding, and attachment parenting. I also work with new mom's experiencing postpartum depression.*in home visits are available as needed with established clients. Teletherapy is also available
I believe that given the proper tools and support, everyone has the ability to work through their most difficult challenges and turn the challenge into a success.
My greatest professional strengths are my ability to connect with clients and form strong therapeutic relationships, my compassion, and commitment to treatment. Helping parents & teens resolve conflict and strengthen their relationships. I have been very successful at engaging in treatment difficult to reach teens. I have been particularly successful working with individuals who may have resisted treatment in the past. I work with each person to help them identify and utilize their strengths and overcome weaknesses.
KRISTIN A. KRIPPA, M.A.,
LICENSED PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATE
Change inappropriate behavior patterns Improve relationships
Develop coping skills
Heal from traumatic events
Develop the skills needed to succeed in school
Reduce related health problems
Feel more confident and self assured
Psychological Testing and Assessment Evaluations/Assessments
Attachment Parenting Consultations
Cognitive Behavioral CBT
Interpersonal Therapy IPT
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