Psychotherapy is not easily described in general terms. It varies depending on the personalities of the psychologist and client as well as the particular problems and issues you bring forward. There are many different methods and techniques that may be used to aid with the problems you hope to address. Psychotherapy is not like a medical doctor visit, instead it calls for very active participation from you.
Psychotherapy can have benefits and risks. Since therapy often involves discussing unpleasant aspects of your life, you may experience uncomfortable feelings. Psychotherapy involves change, which may feel upsetting to you and also those people close to you. However, psychotherapy has also been shown to have great benefits for people. Therapy often leads to better relationships, solutions to specific problems and significant reductions in feelings of distress.
Neuropsychological and Assessment
Dr. O’Shea provides Neuropsychological Assessment to children and adults who are experiencing difficulties in their functioning. Neuropsychological Assessment can assist in identifying difficulties with thinking skills and memory. Areas of assessment include: