Child and Adolescent Counseling
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 Counseling
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 Therapy
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 Facilitation
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.

General Information

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.

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