If you feel stuck repeating ineffective actions in your life without making meaningful changes despite your best efforts, I may be able to help by working with you to understand what seems to be getting in the way. With this understanding, I find that people over time find solutions that seem right for them.
I think an accepting stance is important in relationships, and I welcome patients from all backgrounds. While I work effectively towards a wide variety of treatment goals, I find I am most helpful for people interested in understanding the deeper origins of recurring life problems. I use an integrative approach which combines psychotherapy, practical self-care (nutrition, exercise, sleep, etc.), and judicious use of psychotropic medications.
I also am an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Vanderbilt and teach psychotherapy to psychiatry residents at various levels of training.