Psychiatry

Psychiatry involves the assessment and management of major mental health disorders. Providing collaborative services that results in a treatment approach that meets the needs of our patients.

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is a modality to support mental wellness. Our services include, individuals, couples, family and groups. Aimed to increase the individual’s sense of his/her own competence.

Neuropsychological Evaluation

Neuropsychological testing is an evaluation process of standardized tests of memory, attention, executive, language, visual-spatial, and motor functions are used:

  • 1. Clarify diagnose and rule out Central Nervous System Disorders
  • 2. Plan treatment and rehabilitation services
  • 3. Recommend strategies to compensate for deficits
  • 4. Determine functional capacity

The evaluation integrates information from other diagnostic procedures i.e, MRI/CT of the brain. Evaluations are performed by a licensed clinical psychologist with post-doctoral training in neuropsychology.

EMDR

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing is a form of psychotherapy with more than 40 controlled studies showing its effectiveness (85-90%) for PTSD and other conditions where memory reprocessing is needed to resolve the condition. The combination of EMDR with Trauma Sensitive Yoga is particularly effective getting at different dimensions of the condition untreated by other psychotherapies or psychotropic medications.

Staff with specialized training and experience in EMDR:

  • Barbara Starling, ACSW
  • Sandra McCormick, Psy.D
  • Dennis Pelon, PhD

Yoga Therapy

Yoga Therapy begins with an individual assessment of postural alignment and mind-body type to formulate an individual treatment plan that makes use of active poses (Asanas), breathing techniques (Pranayamas), mantras, meditations, restorative poses, and lifestyle changes to treat specific conditions. Individual sessions and 8-week classes (Mood Enhancing Yoga and Trauma Sensitive Yoga) are available.

Services are provided by Dennis Pelon, PhD, C-IAYT, RYT500; a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Certified Yoga Therapist.

Nia

Nia is a holistic fitness practice that addresses body, mind, and spirit. It combines dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practice that will help transform your body and mind.