Child and Adolescent
Children and adolescents are
seen for play therapy and individual counseling for a variety of problems, such
as ADD/ADHD, depression, anxiety, trauma, behavior disorders, grief and loss issues,
divorce and custody issues, self-harm behaviors and risks. Parents are asked to be
available for consultations and family therapy sessions.
Pre-Marital Education and
Pre-Marital Education and
Counseling services are provided. Dr. Maurer is PrepareEnrich ceertified and offers
the assessment and associated exploration of strength and growth areas to couples.
Marriage and Family
Spouses or partners are usually
counseled together. Family therapy sessions may involve all family members, or subsets
such as siblings, parent and child, stepchildren, or extended family members. Marital
or family therapy sessions are geared toward identifying current problem areas as well
as strengths, and to engage each member in changes that create new paths and patterns
in relating that enhance the quality life for all involved.
Divorce and Custody
Help is offered to divorcing or already
divorced couples to facilitate decision-making regarding children. Post-divorce aid is
given to coordinate parent-to-parent communication and problem resolution, to keep the
focus working together for the children.
Anxiety, Stress, Trauma, Phobias,
Depression, Grief and Loss, Adult ADD
A more eclectic, individualized approach
to counseling is offered in the relief of these and other issues. Typical therapies used
include: cognitive-behavioral therapy; hypnotherapy; EMDR (eye movement desensitization and
reprocessing); supportive therapy; family systems therapy.
Stress reduction, habit control (such as
smoking cessation, weight control), and pain management are supported by hypnosis,
relaxation and imagery. Individual sessions may be recorded on client´s device, such
as smart phone, for use by the client outside the session.
Pre-recorded downloadable hypnosis topics are planned for release in 2015.
Sessions generally last 45 –50 minutes,
except for EMDR and some hypnosis sessions which may be held for 60-90 minutes. Fees are
pro-rated for those sessions.
Fees are payable at the time of service
except for some PPO and EAP plans. Insurance may cover medically necessary services and
can be filed by this office or you will receive a superbill to file for reimbursement. VISA
and MasterCard are accepted, as well as checks and cash.
Patient privacy is assured to the extent
that federal and state laws allow. Federal guidelines are available online at HIPAA websites
and on this website.