Kristin Moore, LCSW, Licensed psychotherapist

I am a psychotherapist with extensive training across many modes of the study of human experience and the change process, from cognitive work to a psychoanalytic approach and on to more alternative kinds of work: intuitive, expressive, meditation, imagery, dreamwork, and other forms of working with energy and emotions. I have added Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) to the list recently. EMDR is a newer approach that has been highly researched and validated, especially for post-traumatic stress. That the "reprocessing" of disturbing experiences and memories, combined with a focus on fears or negative belief about oneself, can lead the brain to heal itself is a hopeful and exciting addition to more narrative-based work.

In addition to working with occurrences of anxiety, depression, relationship and family problems, loss, or trauma, my background in the arts and in running a successful business, combined with my years as a therapist, provides a basis for addressing creative or business issues and career counseling, any of which we may address together in the therapy work.

Recent studies have taken me to consider the newer ideas in neurobiology; current exciting findings in the field of relationship, especially those in early mother/child interactions; and positive psychology theory.

Of course the mode of therapy most proven to be effective is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and its variations, such as Mindfulness Therapy. I use these modes when appropriate, as they are very compatible with my philosophy and dovetail with my approach. The good news is that the brain is plastic and the mind can change.